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2020-2021 College Catalog 
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American Sign Language, Interpreter Education Certificate

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Program Description

American Sign Language/English interpreters facilitate communication between two languages and cultures in a multitude of settings. Through the Interpreter Education option at Tulsa Community students gain basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate and interact with Deaf people. This program emphasizes the acquisition of American Sign Language, the appreciation of Deaf Culture, the appreciation of diversity in Deaf and hearing communities, and theories and processes of interpreting.

For More Information Contact:
School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Southeast Campus:  (918) 595-7694

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Communicate with American Sign Language
  • Display behaviors that promote respect for Deaf Culture.
  • Produce an accurate and reliable ASL/English interpretation
  • Use professional and ethical decision-making models


Search careers for Interpreter Education graduates at ONET or schedule an appointment with TCC Career Services to learn more about our free career planning and job preparation services.

Student Organizations

You are encouraged to participate in the American Sign Language Club where you will network with other students in the ASL programs.  For more information, ask your professor or inquire at the Student Life office on campus.

Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Interpreter Education Certificate Program Map.  

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