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.
Certification - Employment in this field requires industry certification from theTexas Health and Human Services, Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) Registry.
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