Intro to Interpreting Profession
3 Credit Hours
An introduction to sign language interpreting designed for students with a demonstrated ability and fluency in American Sign Language. It considers a historical perspective of the field and provides instruction on current and emerging trends. It introduces the theory and skills of the interpreting/ transliterating process, roles and responsibilities of the interpreter, cultural implications for the interpreter, various credentialing processes, along with instruction on ethics and business practices of the professional interpreter.