Bachelor of Arts Option in ASL-English Interpreting

Bachelor of Arts Option in ASL-English Interpreting 

The fall 2019 application period is now closed

The screening for the fall 2020 cohort will be open in late February 2020. Check back then for more information

Degree Requirements (64 units)

LOWER DIVISION (28 units) Take all of the following… 

This is a junior/senior cohort program. Here are the admission requirements:

  • ASLD 101 (ASL 1) with a grade C or better;
  • ASLD 102 (ASL 2) with a grade C or better;
  • ANTH/LING 170 with a grade of C or better;
  • ASLD 124 (American Deaf Cultures) with a grade of C or better;
  • ASLD 201 (ASL 3) with a grade of C or better;
  • ASLD 202 (ASL 4) with a grade of C or better;
  • ASLD 211 (Beg. Interpreting 1) with a grade of C or better;
  • ASLD 212 (Beg. Interpreting 2) with a grade of C or better;
  • Successful Interview;
  • Be selected as one of 20 students as a member of the yearly cohort.

UPPER DIVISION (33 units)

Take all of the following courses:

  • LING 325: Modern English Grammar (3)
  • ASLD 305: American Sign Language 5 (4)
  • ASLD 306: American Sign Language Linguistics (3)
  • ASLD 311: Intermediate Interpreting and Ethics 1 (4)
  • ASLD 312: Intermediate Interpreting and Ethics 2 (4)
  • ASLD 411: Advanced Interpreting and Ethics 1 (4)
  • ASLD 412: Advanced Interpreting and Ethics 2 (4)
  • ASLD 424: Global Deaf Culture and Languages (3)
  • ASLD 434: Practicum (3)
  • ASLD 444: Exam Preparation Course (1)

Minors you may want to add if you are an ASLD major:

  • Linguistics- TESOL
  • Spanish
  • Translation- under RGRLL

 

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