|NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog|
|AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL) INTERPRETING|
|Career Studies Certificate AL, AN, WO|
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Purpose: This program prepares students for careers in which it is necessary or helpful to proceed beyond sign language skills to become an interpreter. This requires vocabulary development, and enhanced processing, transliterating, and interpreting skills. Students will be prepared to take the Virginia Quality Assurance Screening (QAS) examination, passing it at a level sufficient to permit entry-level employment as a full-time or freelance professional interpreter in educational or governmental settings or private practice.
Admission Requirements: Successful completion of SCM 200, Advanced American Sign Language, and SCM 230, Introduction to Interpreting, or consent of instructor based on demonstrably equivalent skill level.
Total Credits for the American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreting Career Studies Certificate = 24.
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