Liberal Arts with a Specialization in Educational Interpreting

Want a rewarding challenge that involves dedication and commitment from a linguistic and cultural perspective?  Then, inquire about the AA&S degree program at DCC with a specialization in educational interpreting.  Entry into this program pre-supposes intermediate signing skills which can be secured through our sign communication certificate program or previous training.  Graduates of this program will be prepared to take the VQAS and/or RID Certification to function as educational interpreters in primary and secondary schools.  This program is demanding and rigorous as well as professionally rewarding.

 

ASL Program Outcomes and Liberal Arts Program Outcomes

Curriculum Map

For more information consult the College Catalog.

First Semester

 

 

SDV 100

College Success Skills

1

ENG 111

College Composition I

3

MTH 163

Precalculus I

3

 

SOC or HUM Elective *

3-4

BIO 101

General Biology I

4

 

Approved Computer  Elective

3

     

Second Semester

 

 

ENG 112

College Composition II

3

 

SOC or HUM Elective *

3

EIP 181

Pre-Interpreting Skills I

1

EIP 200

Linguistics of American Sign Language: An Overview

 1

BIO 102

General Biology II

4

 

Approved Math

3

Third Semester

 

 

ENG 241
 or
ENG 242

Survey of American Literature I
 or
Survey of English Literature I

  

3

HIS 101
or
HIS 121
 or
HIS 111

History of Western Civilization I
or
U. S. History I
or
History of World Civilization I

 

 

3

EIP 211

Signed-to-Spoken Interpreting I

1

EIP 212

Signed-to-Spoken Interpreting II

1

EIP 213

Signed-to-Spoken Interpreting III

1

EIP 214

Signed-to-Spoken Interpreting IV

1

 

Approved SOC or PSY elective (SOC 200, 201, PSY 200, 201, ECO 201)

3

HLT/PED

 Approved HLT/PED Elective

2-3

Fourth Semester

 

 

ENG 242
or
ENG 244

Survey of American Literature II
or
Survey of  English Literature II

  

3

HIS 102
or
HIS 122
 or
HIS 112

History of Western Civilization II
or
U. S. History II
or
History of World Civilization II

 

 

3

 

Approved SOC or PSY requirement (SOC 202, PSY 202, ECO 201, SOC 2xx, PSY 2xx)

 

3

     
Students may be advised to take the following courses under their Social Science or Humanities Elective requirement if the Program Director determines that the student needs to develop these linguistic skills prior to taking required EIP courses.

EIP 231

Spoken to Signed Interpreting I

1

EIP 232

Spoken to Signed Interpreting II

1

EIP 233

Spoken to Signed Interpreting III

1

EIP 234

Spoken to Signed Interpreting IV

1

 

EIP Elective

1

TOTAL Completed   61-63

 

(Student Worksheet)

 

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