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SLS 2050     Principles of Interpreting     3 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.
Prerequisite: Grade of 'C+' or better in both SLS 1030 and ENG 1520 or consent of departmental designee.
Note: Prerequisites for courses in this department are not automatically waived for College Guest students and students with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. institution.

This course provides a foundation in the principles of sign language interpretation including an overview of historical and current milestones in the field. The course will include introduction to and application of the National Association of the Deaf - Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (NAD-RID) Code of Professional Conduct for sign language interpreters to specific settings and situations. Practical activities in pre-interpreting skills, such as text translation, short term memory improvement, and language processing, will be introduced. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3

Sign Language Interpreter (SLI.AAS)

...are provided to students after enrollment in SLS 2050 . In addition to tuition, students will...