ASL Communications Skills Certificate Level I
- Nine month program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- This certificate can be stacked and earned credits can be applied toward an Interpreter Training Technology AAS Degree.
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-North Harris
- Interpreter Training Department
This 17 credit hour program concentrates on developing skills that are required for simple communication with ASL speakers. It is not intended to prepare students to perform as interpreters. Students who desire those skills should complete the associate of applied science degree.
The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.
This certificate can be stacked and earned credits can be applied toward an Interpreter Training Technology AAS Degree.
|First Semester Courses||8 Credits|
|SGNL 1401||Beginning American Sign Language I||4|
|SLNG 1215||Visual/Gestural Communication||2|
|SLNG 1207||Intra-lingual Skills Development for Interpreters||2|
|Second Semester Courses||9 Credits|
|SGNL 1402||Beginning American Sign Language II1||4|
|SLNG 1211||Fingerspelling and Numbers||2|
|SLNG 1317||Introduction to the Deaf Community||3|
|TOTAL Credit Hours for IASL Communications Skills Certificate:||17 Credits|
Median wage: Wages vary by position title and credentials1
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Interpreter 2
- Educational Interpreter2
- Video Relay Interpreter2
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Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process.
Lone Star College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College to award Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees.