Aug 09, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

Program Map: American Sign Language, Interpreter Education Certificate


This program map shows how you might complete this certificate in five (5) semesters.  See an academic advisor for a customized program map that works for you.  To earn a Certificate of Achievement, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework required for the degree.   All ASLE and INED courses must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better.  Note: All ASLE classes include video lab assignments outside of class.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for certificate completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ASLE 1363 - American Sign Language I  3
ASLE 1413 - Deaf Culture and History   3
Total Credit Hours 6

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Students in ASLE 1363 and ASLE 1413 must pass the course with a “C” or better.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ASLE 1373 - American Sign Language II 3
INED 1423 - Introduction to Interpreting   3
Total Credit Hours 6

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Students in ASLE 1373 and ASLE 1423 must pass the course with a “C” or better.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Visit Career Services to explore career opportunities associated with this certificate.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ASLE 2414 - American Sign Language III  4
INED 2213 - American Sign Language to English Interpreting I (Only offered during the day in spring semester. Only offered at night in the fall semester).  3
INED 2393 - Interpreting I Only offered during the day in spring semester. Only offered at night in the fall semester.).  3
Total Credit Hours 10

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Students in INED 2213, INED 2393 and ASLE 2414 must pass the course with a “C” or better.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ASLE 2524 - American Sign Language IV   4
INED 2233 - American Sign Language to English Interpreting II  (Only offered at night in the spring semester. Only offered during the day in the fall semester). 3
INED 2403 - Interpreting II  (Only offered at night in the spring semester. Only offered during the day in the fall semester). 3
INED 2443 - Interpreting in Specialized Settings  Only offered in the fall semester 3
Total Credit Hours 13

Milestone

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • Students in INED 2223, INED 2403, INED 2443, and ASLE 2524 must pass the course with a “C” or better
  • If entering the workforce after graduation, visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fifth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
INED 2613 - Interpreting III   (Only offered at night in the fall semester. Only offered during the day in the spring semester). 3
INED 2643 - Interpreting Internship   (Only offered in the spring semester).                                                                                                             3
Total Credit Hours 6

Milestone

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Students in INED 2613 and 2643 must pass the course with a “C” or better. 
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

 

The Certificate program is geared for students who currently already have a degree and who do not need general education courses to be prepared to transfer to a four year college or university.