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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Sign Language/Interpreting, AS S0801 (advance courses-SIGN 105)

Program: S0801
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 105 American Sign Language 5 4.0
SIGN 210 ASL Structure 3.0
SIGN 220 Translation: ASL&English 4.0
SIGN 223 Principles of Interpreting 3.0
Total:   14.0
Ann Walker SIGN 105 recommendation to have completed prior to SIGN 223 request prerequisite override for ENGL 1A contact Sign Language Dept. Chair this term; 14 units is required to stay on track to completion
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
Total:   4.0
ENGL 1A prerequisite for SIGN 227
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 108 Fingerspelling 2.0
SIGN 227 Interpreting Cognition 4.0
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SIGN 250 Interpreting with Classifiers 1.5
Total:   11.5
(5-5.5 units) to be completed this semester & Electives: SIGN 240, 250, 260 & 299 3 courses SPCH 1A prerequisite for SIGN 231 following terms as noted; may be taken fall/spring
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Area C1: ARTS recommendation THTR 11
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 201 Introduction to Deaf Studies 3.0
SIGN 202 American Deaf Culture 3.0
SIGN 231 Interpreting 4.0
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
Total:   13.0
Area D: BEV recommendation SOC 110, PSCY 1A, SIGN 201 & 202 may be completed before this term SPCH 30, ANTH 6
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
SIGN 240 Interpreters: Vocabulary 2.0
SIGN 260 (or) Video Interpreting
Total:   2.5
Apply for Certificate at Admissions & Records SIGN 240 possible for elective
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 232 Advanced Interpreting 4.0
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
Total:   12.0
Summer Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 240 Interpreters: Vocabulary 2.0
SIGN 260 (or) Video Interpreting
Total:   2.0
Fall Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 225 Interpreting Ethics 2.0
SIGN 239 Applied Interpreting 2.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
SIGN 299 Special Projects in Sign 2.0
Total:   12.0
Area B 1/2: Recommendation PSYC 1B, BIOL 6, ANTH 1 Area E: Recommendation SPCH 26, PUBH 24, COUN 5 SIGN 299 elective course preferred w/SIGN 239
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at   

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Sign Language/Interpreter Counselor Liaison: Alana Bachor
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