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305. American Sign Language 5 (4)

Prerequisite: ASLD 124 and ASLD 202; or consent of instructor.
This course is an advanced course in receptive and expressive ASL skills in interactive and literary styles.
Letter grade only (A-F). Lecture 3 hours, Lab 2 hours.

306. American Sign Language Linguistics (3)

Prerequisite: LING/ANTH 170 required. Background in ASL recommended, but not required.
Analyses of linguistic structures of American Sign Language (ASL) varieties in the USA. Comparisons of spoken and signed languages, and of signed languages globally.
Letter grade only (A-F).

311. Intermediate Interpreting and Ethics 1 (4)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: ANTH/LING 170, ASLD 124, and ASLD 212.
Corequisite: ASLD 305; admission to the BA Option in ASL-English interpreting; or consent of instructor
Skills in translation between ASL and English acquired within current theories of interpretation and ethics.
Lecture Grade Only (A-F). Lecture 3 hours, Lab 2 hours.

312. Intermediate Interpreting and Ethics 2 (4)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: ANTH/LING 170, ASLD 124, and ASLD 305, ASLD 311.
Corequisite: ASLD 306; admission to the BA Option in ASL-English interpreting; or consent of instructor.
Skills in consecutive interpreting between ASL and English acquired within current theories of interpretation and ethics. Letter grade only (A-F). Lecture 3 hours, Lab 2 hours.

411. Advanced Interpreting and Ethics 1 (4)

Prerequisite: ANTH/LING 170, ASLD 124, ASLD 305, ASLD 306, and ASLD 312; admission to the BA Option in ASL-English interpreting; or consent of instructor.
This course will focus on simultaneous interpreting from English to ASL, contextualized by current theories of interpreting and ethics. Letter grade only (A-F). Lecture 3 hours, Lab 2 hours.

412. Advanced Interpreting and Ethics 2 (4)

Prerequisite: ANTH/LING 170, ASLD 124, ASLD 305, ASLD 306, and ASLD 411; admission to the BA Option in ASL-English interpreting; or consent of instructor.
This course will focus on simultaneous interpreting from ASL to English, contextualized by current theories of interpretation and ethics. Letter grade only (A-F). Lecture 3 hours, Lab 2 hours.

424. Global Deaf Cultures and Languages (3)

Prerequisite: ANTH/LING 170, ASLD 101 (formerly LING 151), and ASLD 124; or consent of instructor.
This course focuses on global Deaf cultures and their signed languages.
Letter grade only (A-F).

434. Practicum (3)

Prerequisite: ANTH/LING 170, ASLD 124, ASLD 305, ASLD 306, ASLD 412, ASLD 424; admission to the BA Option in ASL-English interpreting; or consent of instructor.
Exposure and experience in using ASL/spoken English interpreting skills in settings with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Letter grade only (A-F).

444. Exam Preparation (1)

Prerequisite: ANTH/LING 170, ASLD 124, ASLD 305, ASLD 306, ASLD 412, ASLD 424, ASLD 434; admission to the BA Option in ASL-English interpreting; or consent of instructor.
Preparation for the Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf written exam.


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