Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts
Sign language interpreters make communication accessible between hearing and Deaf or Hard of Hearing people. Interpreters listen to a spoken message and convert it into a visual message as well as converting the visual message back into a spoken message. A career in interpreting should appeal to those who have a special interest in language and communication and who enjoy working with people. ASL courses may be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for a BA degree when approved by the specific program. Consult with the Chair of the program for approval.
- General requirements for a baccalaureate degree, p. 8 of the 2007-2008 Course Catalog.
- Required courses: ITP 201. 202, 210, 215, 220, 302, 310, 399, 410, 485
- Required support courses: ASL 200, 250, 260, 300, 350, 407, and 416
- A grade of "C" or better is required in all ITP courses to count toward major.
Requirements for a Minor:
Students seeking an ASL minor must complete the following courses: ASL 200, 250, 260, 300, 350, and ITP 202.