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Sign Language/Interpreting, AS S0801 (entry SIGN 101-104)

Program: S0801
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
SIGN 101 American Sign Language 1 4.0
SIGN 201 Intro to Deaf Studies 3.0
A/AS PE Meet AA/AS Phys Well-Being Req 1.0
Total:   12.0
ENGL 1A prerequisite for SIGN 227 SIGN 101 preferred completion in summer or winter
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 102 American Sign Language 2 4.0
Total:   4.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 108 Fingerspelling 2.0
SIGN 103 American Sign Language 3 4.0
SIGN 202 American Deaf Culture 3.0
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   13.0
SPCH 1A prerequisite for SIGN 231
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS SELF AA/AS E LifelongUnderst Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Area E: Recommendation SPCH 26, PUBH 24, COUN 5
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 104 American Sign Language 4 4.0
SIGN 105 American Sign Language 5 4.0
SIGN 210 ASL Structure 3.0
SIGN 220 Translation: ASL&English 4.0
SIGN 223 Principles Interpreting 3.0
Total:   18.0
SIGN 105 recommendation to have completed prior to this term; 14 units is required to stay on track to completion
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS ARTS AA/AS GE C1 Arts Crse 3.0
Total:   3.0
Area C1: ARTS recommendation THTR 11
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 227 Interpreting Cognition 4.0
A/AS MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
A/AS BEH AA/AS D-2 Elective Course 3.0
SIGN 250 Interpreting with Classifiers 1.5
Total:   13.5
(5-5.5 units) to be completed this semester & Area D:BEV recommendation SOC 110, PSCY 1A, Electives: SIGN 240, 250, 260 & 299 3 courses SPCH 30, ANTH 6 following terms as noted; may be taken fall/spring
Fall Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 231 Interpreting 4.0
A/AS SCNCE AA/AS GE B1/B2 Science Crse 3.0
A/AS AMIST AA/AS GE D1 Hist & Poli Sc Cr 3.0
Total:   10.0
Area B 1/2: Recommendation PSYC 1B, BIOL 6, ANTH 1 SIGN 201 & 202 may be completed before this term
Winter Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 240 Interpreters: Vocabulary 2.0
SIGN 260 (or) Video Interpreting
Total:   2.0
SIGN 240 possible for elective
Spring Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 232 Advanced Interpreting 4.0
Total:   4.0
Summer Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 240 Interpreters: Vocabulary 2.0
SIGN 260 (or) Video Interpreting
Total:   2.0
Fall Semester (Year 4)
Course Prefix Title Units
SIGN 225 Interpreting Ethics 2.0
SIGN 239 Applied Interpreting 2.0
SIGN 299 Special Projects in Sign 2.0
Total:   6.0
Apply for Certificate at Admissions & Records 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 https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

For information on Sign Language/Intepreting program:  https://www.mtsac.edu/sign-language/

To make an appointment, please call the Counseling Department (909) 274-4380 or visit https://www.mtsac.edu/counseling/ge-sheets/
Sign Language/Interpreter Counselor Liaison: Alana Bachor
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