ASL 200 Introduction to Interpreting for the Deaf

Introduction to the field of sign language interpreting. Focus is on language analysis and idiomatic development, as well as principles and practices involved in interpreting for a diverse d/Deaf population. Educational, medical, free-lance, and relay interpreting settings are discussed. Includes instruction on national testing standards, preparation for certification, and an emphasis on the professional code of ethics. Primary language of instruction is ASL and activities take place in both ASL and English. 

Units: 3.00

Offered: (Fa)

CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: ASL 102

Corequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester

Departmental Recommendation: Successful completion of ASL 115. Concurrent enrollment in ASL 104.