ASL Communications Skills Certificate Level I



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First Semester Courses 9 Credits
SGNL 1401 Beginning American Sign Language I 4
SLNG 1215 Visual/Gestural Communication 2
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 11 Credits
SGNL 1402 Beginning American Sign Language II1 4
SLNG 1207 Intra-Lingual Skills Development for Interpreters 2
SLNG 1211 Fingerspelling and Numbers 2
SLNG 1317 Introduction to the Deaf Community 3
TOTAL Credit Hours for IASL Communications Skills Certificate: 20 Credits


  1. Capstone Course


Program Details

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.

For careers and median salaries, visit Career Star for more information.

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