Non-Teaching Programs

The Sign Language Interpreter program is dedicated to preparing candidates to interact in a positive manner with deaf/hard of hearing individuals and is designed to prepare professional interpreters for interpreting/transliterating in a variety of settings.  ASL development consists of the following course work: SPED 1110, ASL I; SPED 1114, ASL I Lab; SPED 1120, ASL II; SPED 1124, ASL II Lab; SPED 2110, ASL III; SPED 2114, ASL III Lab; SPED 2120, ASL IV; SPED 2124, ASL IV Lab; SPED 2200, History, Psychology, & Sociology of Deafness; SPED 3100, English/ASL Comparative Linguistics; SPED 3110, American Sign Language V. 


Interpreting Development consists of the following course work:  SPED 2100, Professionalism & Ethics in Interpreting; SPED 3120, Academic Interpreting; SPED 3130, Community Interpreting; SPED 3140, Discourse Analysis;  SPED 3150, Cognitive Processing; SPED 4110, Signed English and Other SystemsSPED 4180, Interpreting in Specialized Setting; SPED 4310, Voice-to-Sign; SPED 4320, Sign-to-Voice; SPED 4240, Teaching/Interpreting Language for Deaf/Hard of Hearing; SPED 4740, l Interpreter Practicum & Seminar.  Students interested in becoming interpreters should contact the department for additional information and transcript review.