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2015-2016 College Catalog 
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interpreter Training Technology

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(Jefferson Davis Campus)

The primary focus of this curriculum is to teach students how to interpret spoken English into American Sign Language and to translate American Sign Language into spoken English through role-playing and the use of video tapes. In addition training will be given in transliteration and oral interpretation. Other course topics will include communication skills, psychology of deafness, linguistics, deaf culture and educational interpreting. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a practicum program at local technical facilities, in local educational settings, and other area settings.

This program leads to an Associate in Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to a senior college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a community college counselor for advisement

Total Credits: 30

Total Credits: 15

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Total Credits: 15/16


Articulated credit may be awarded for approved courses. Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means ” section of this catalog regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.

*MAT 1313  or any natural science with a lab.

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