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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 71-72 semester hours of designated coursework. Students must pass a mid-program evaluation, the State Certification 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 Interpeter 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 

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 71 - 72)


Semester IV


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution.  Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.


Program CIP: 16.1603

Major Code:  ASLI

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