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  Apr 24, 2018
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American Sign Language: Sign Language Interpreter, A.A.S.

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The AAS Degree in American Sign Language (ASL): Sign Language Interpreter is comprised of a combination of technical and general education courses. The degree requires 72 semester hours of designated coursework. Students must pass a mid-program evaluation, the State Certification Basic Exam, as well as a program exit exam in order to complete degree requirements. Students are expected to maintain a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) in all program coursework. Students interested in pursuing an AAS Degree are required to consult with department staff before registering for any SLNG classes. The Sign Language Interpreter option is for individuals seeking employment as an interpreter. An interpreter is one who facilitates communication between persons who do not share the same language. Interpreting between Deaf and Hearing cultures is a process of communicating spoken English messages into American Sign Language or Signed English as well as rendering American Sign Language or Signed English messages into spoken English.

Related Degrees and Certificates:

Interpreting Enhanced Skills Certificate 

Trilingual Interpreter Enhanced Skills Certificate 

Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 71)

Exit Competencies

Students must pass each class with a grade of “C” or better.

Written Communication Competency:


Oral Communications Competency:


Mathematical Skill Competency:

THEA mathematics passing score of 230
Or Accuplacer elementary algebra score of 76 or higher
Or Any college-level mathematics course, MATH 1314, MATH 1332 or equivalent


Program CIP: 16.1603

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