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ASL-English Interpreting

Overview

This program provides an integrated series of coursework in American Sign Language (ASL) and ASL-English interpretation to prepare students for entry-level positions.
The series provides academic coursework based on a Deafcentered framework that encourages students to embrace an empowered collaboration with Deaf people. A foundation in ASL discourse and interpretation is established through theoretical models. Emphasis is on the practical application
of these models and knowledge in the areas of human relations, language skills, interpreting skills, cultural competence, service learning, and professionalism.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

  • A.A. in ASL-English Interpreter Preparation Program
  • ASL-English Interpreter Preparation Program Certificate
  • Division Dean Diana Hicks
  • Department Chair Erica West Oyedele
  • Phone (916) 484-8653