2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Oct 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interpreter Training Technology Program


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The Interpreter Training Technology Associate of Applied Science degree prepares graduates for entry-level careers as American Sign Language/English Interpreters. The interpreter training technology program will provide graduates with a strong academic and technical foundation designed to prepare them for state certification.

The Interpreter Training Technology Associate of Applied Science degree requires the completion general academic and technical coursework. The program includes a supervised internship as a capstone external learning experience, which integrates all instructional components of the program.

Students may also earn an ASL Communications Skills certificate. This certificate concentrates on developing skills that are required for simple communication with ASL speakers. It is not intended to prepare students to perform as interpreters. Students who desire those skills should complete the Associate of Applied Science degree.

The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.

By completing the program, students will earn two awards:

  1. ASL Communications Skills, Level 1 Certificate
  2. Interpreter Training Technology, AAS


ASL Communication Skills, Level 1 Certificate


[C1_INT1 certificate offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-North Harris]

Total Credit Hours Required for Certificate: 20

 
Level 1 Certificate Completed


Interpreter Training Technology, AAS


[AAS_INTP offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-North Harris]

Prerequisite: Completion of ASL Communication Skills, Level 1 Certificate

Total Credit Hours Required for Degree: 65

Note(s)


1 General Education Requirements for Workforce Programs; Students must complete either a 4 credit hour Life & Physical Sciences course OR a combination of a 3 hour MATH course from the requirements list AND any 1 credit hour PHED course.

2 Student must have passed the Mid-Program Evaluation. Student should also begin attempting the DARS BEI Test of English Proficiency. Contact the Interpreter Training Dept. for more information.

 
AAS Completed