Interpreting (INTP)

  • INTP 2104 
    Intro to Interpreting and Ethics

    3  credit hours

    Students will be introduced to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC). The role of the sign language interpreter in various work settings will be explored. The history and current models will be discussed. Prerequisite: Sign 2101 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Sign 2101 and Sign 2102 or concurrent enrollment in Sign 2102 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • INTP 2105 
    ASL/English Skills Development

    4  credit hours

    Students will develop and master the intralingual skills needed to effectively translate from the source language into the target language. Prerequisite: Admission to the program is required. Sign 2103 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Sign 2103 or consent of instructor. (4 lecture hours)

  • INTP 2106 
    Cognitive Processing ASL/English

    4  credit hours

    Students will be introduced to cognitive processing skills essential to the interpreting process. These include memory pattern recognition and inferences, delayed repetition, comprehension, immediate repetition, acuity and discrimination, word and phrase pattern inference, and multitasking. Prerequisite: Interpreting 2104 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (4 lecture hours)

  • INTP 2107 
    Translate ASL to English/English to ASL

    4  credit hours

    This foundation prepares students with basic translation skills enabling students to progress in faithful message transfer and rendering. The focus is on message analysis, transfer and reformulation in American Sign Language (ASL) and English. Prerequisite: Interpreting 2106 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (4 lecture hours)

  • INTP 2108 
    Consecutive & Simultaneous Interpreting

    4  credit hours

    Students will master a high level of interlingual skills that are required for simultaneous and consecutive interpreting. They will demonstrate a competency of comprehending, transferring, and reformulating the message. Prerequisite: Interpreting 2107 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Interpreting 2107 or consent of instructor. (4 lecture hours)

  • INTP 2109 
    Educational Interpreting/Transliterating

    3  credit hours

    Students will receive advanced instruction in the concepts and skill sets necessary to work in a K-12 and post-secondary setting as educational interpreters and support service providers. Students will learn to understand deafness and how to work as part of a Deaf Education Team. Prerequisite: Interpreting 2107 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Interpreting 2108 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • INTP 2110 
    ASL Interpreter Practicum

    2  credit hours

    Students are provided with opportunities to apply their interpreting skills in a variety of settings. The requirements include off-campus assignments with a mentor and a weekly colloquium. Students must be available during the day and evening for interpreting assignments. Test preparation will also take place during this course. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Interpreting 2107 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Interpreting 2108 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor.

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