INT 2131. INTRODUCTION TO INTERPRETING.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ASL 2140 or departmental approval
Provides an introduction to the role of the interpreter, highlighting the application of the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Professional Code of Conduct in daily interaction with Deaf and hearing consumers. Also includes discussion of basic theories, guidelines, principles, and practices of interpreting. Environmental considerations of communication and interpreting will be discussed.
INT 2200. INTERACTIVE INTERPRETING I.
Pre-requisite: Minimum grade of C in INT 2131 or department approval
This course is a continuation of INT 2131, Introduction to Interpreting, with an emphasis on processing and translating signed messages and written English. This course provides application of techniques and principles of signed interpretation of voiced message, and voiced interpretation of signed messages. Students will practice using live, audio-taped, and videotaped materials to reinforce skill development.
INT 2201. CONSECUTIVE ENGLISH TO ASL INTERPRETING.
Pre-requisite: Minimum grade of C in INT 2200 or department approval
This course is a continuation of INT 2200 and a transition into hands-on language production with clarity and understanding. This course provides advanced in-depth discussion and application of techniques and principles, as well as expanded concentration on advanced expressive manual communication skills. Students will use audio-taped materials to reinforce skill development to improve speed and accuracy in their expressive intermediate interpreting skills.
INT 2202. CONSECUTIVE ASL TO ENGLISH INTERPRETING.
Minimum grade of C in INT 2201 or department approval
This course is a continuation of INT 2201. This course leads the student through the steps of making a compressed, idiomatic English voicing product that accurately relays the Deaf signer's expanded message. Students will work consecutively from a signed message to a voiced interpretation. The three components of understanding, telling, and saying will be the main focus of the course. Vidoe-taped material will be used for skill development.
INT 2203. CONSECUTIVE INTERACTIVE INTERPRETING.
Pre-requisite: Minimum grade of C in INT 2202 or department approval
This course is a continuation of INT 2202. This course provides extensive hands-on practice using skills, strategies, and techniques learned in the first three courses of the interpreting sequence. This course will focus on consecutive interactive interpreting from spoken English to signed ASL, as well as, from signed ASL to spoken English.
INT 2941. INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN SIGN LANGUAGE.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits, including INT 2201.
The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses.
This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/ or practical experiences to assist in confirming their education plans. Each earned credit of Internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).