3 Credit Hours
In-depth study and practice of interpreting from American Sign Language (ASL) or other sign language to spoken English. This is a laboratory-based class that provides for the development of interpreting skills required in a variety of settings. Focus is given to equivalent message content, vocabulary, register choice, and cultural adaptations. It includes further and more advanced instruction on self and peer analysis, enhancing the students’ ASL to English interpreting skills, and preparing them for interpreter credentialing.