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2014-2015
Sign Language Interpretation
Certificate
Curriculum code 1369
General Information


Required Courses
(54 credit hours)

The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Schedule
First Semester

12
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ASL-101 3 American Sign Language I   
ASL-110 3 Deaf Culture and History   
ASL-112 3 Intro to Interpreting Professions   
ASL-114 3 Fingerspelling and Numbers in ASL   
Total: 12

Second Semester
12
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ASL-102 3 American Sign Language II   
ASL-120 3 Ethics for Interpreters   
ASL-121 3 Linguistics of ASL   
ASL-122 3 Classifiers in ASL   
Total: 12

Summer Semester
6
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ASL-103 3 American Sign Language III   
ASL-104 3 Introduction to Interpreting   
Total: 6

Third Semester
12
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ASL-201 3 Advanced ASL   
ASL-202 3 Intermediate Interpretation   
ASL-203 3 ASL to English Interpreting   
___-___ 3 Elective   
Total: 12

Fourth Semester
12
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ASL-204 3 Advanced Interpreting   
ASL-205 3 Transliterating   
ASL-206 2 Interpreting Practicum   
ASL-207 1 Interpreting Seminar   
___-___ 3 Elective   
Total: 12

Electives
Students must select a total of 6 credits from the following table to be included in the above course sequencing for this program.

6 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ASL-208 3 Interpreting in Educational Settings   
ASL-209 3 Interpreting in Specialized Settings   
ASL-210 3 Advanced Vocabulary for Interpreters   
EDU-101 3 Introduction to Education   
EDU-106 3 Language Development   

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Department Chairperson
Tom Dow
Office: D115
Telephone: (708) 974-5775.  dow@morainevalley.edu

Program Coordinator
Shelley M. Engstrom-Kestel, M.S.
(708) 974-5464
engstrom-kestels@morainevalley.edu
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