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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Sign Language, Interpreter Education Certificate

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Program Description

The Interpreter Education Certificate is designed to provide education and training for individuals seeking careers in interpreting settings. Students gain basic knowledge, skills, and values 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 the process of interpreting.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

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


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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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