UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Course: DEAF 491A-F. Specialized Areas of Sign Language Interpreting (1)

Prerequisite: DEAF 380. This group of six 1-unit courses introduces students to the broad range of career paths that are available to them within the profession of sign language interpreting. Continuation of skills development within interpretation processes includes application of production and comprehension skills in different topical areas. Content areas in each course include theory, best practices, setting-specific vocabulary, cultural implications and protocol. Applications of techniques, vocabulary, information and skills are the main ingredients for course activities. (A) Deaf Interpreting I; (B) Deaf Interpreting II (Prerequisite: DEAF 491A); (C) Technological Applications within Interpreting; (D) Ethics and Professional Standards; (E) Educational Interpreting; and (F) Professional Settings.