American Sign Language Interpreting, Certificate Of Achievement
Banner code: 2_CN_ASLI
Financial aid: Eligible
Orange County and neighboring areas are rich in part-time job opportunities for American Sign Language Interpreting. This program is designed to provide students with sign language interpreting skills sufficient for entry-level employment. This curriculum is recommended for people who desire to obtain skills necessary to function effectively as an American Sign Language Interpreter.
Career opportunities include:
- American Sign Language Interpreter
- Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
- Speech Pathologist
Program Level Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Operate within a cultural knowledge of the Deaf.
- Transliterate and interpret between spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL).
- Interpret between ASL and spoken English.
- Understand specialized vocabulary and ethical practices that enable the student to function effectively as an interpreter for the Deaf.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
This certificate goes through the State approval process and requires a minimum of 12 units of coursework in a particular academic or occupational area. The certificate programs normally include only those courses which have a direct bearing upon specialized occupational competency since the objective of earning the career certificate is immediate employment in a specialized area. Upon successful completion of the program and completing the application, the student will receive the certificate and be recognized at the graduation ceremony. In order to earn a Certificate of Achievement all courses that apply to the certificate must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” in each course unless otherwise stated. A minimum of 12 units in residence at GWC is required, and 50 percent of the certificate program must be completed at GWC.
|SIGN G180||American Sign Language 1||4|
|SIGN G185||American Sign Language 2||4|
|SIGN G200||Deaf Culture||3|
|SIGN G280||American Sign Language 3||4|
|SIGN G285||American Sign Language 4||4|
|INTR G100||Introduction To Sign Language Interpreting||3|
|INTR G130||Beginning Voice To Sign||3|
|INTR G135||Advanced Voice To Sign||3|
|INTR G155||Beginning Sign to Voice||3|
|INTR G160||Advanced Sign To Voice||3|
|INTR G190||Specialized Interpreting Situation||3|
|COMM G110||Public Speaking||3|
|PSYC G118||Life Span Developmental Psychology||3|