Sign Language Studies: Interpreter – Associate in Applied Science Degree (0024)

First Year

Total Semester Credits:

17

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
SLS 100 Non-Verbal Communications 2
SLS 101 American Sign Language I * 5
SLS 110 Deaf Studies/Culture 3
SLS 125 ASL Fingerspelling & Numbers 1
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
SPCH 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Course Number Course Description Credits
SLS 102 American Sign Language II** 5
SLS 105 Field Experiences ** 2
SLS 120 ASL Linguistics I** 3
  Social/Behavior Science Elective**** 3
SOC 153 Introductory Sociology 3
Total Semester Credits: 16

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Second Year

Total Semester Credits: 16
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
SLS 203 American Sign Language III* 4
SLS 205 Interpreting I* 3
SLS 206 Interpreter Principles and Practices* 3
SLS 210 ASL Linguistics II* 3
SLS 255 Transliterating* 3
Total Semester Credits: 18
Total Program Credits: 67
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
SLS 220 Interpreting II** 3
SLS 230 Interpreting Practicum** 3
SLS 225 Sign to Voice** 3
SLS 270 Educational & Specialized Interpreter Settings** 3
  Approved Elective*** 3
  Human Well-Being Elective**** 3

* Courses offered ONLY in the fall semester

** Courses offered ONLY in the spring semester

*** Approved electives: ACCT 105, AOJ 100, AOJ 151, AOJ 203, BUS 101, ECE 110, ECE 112, ED 267, PARL 120, PARL 260, or PARL 270.

**** See beginning AAS degree (blue) pages in catalog for listing of all Social Science and Human Well-Being options