Major Code
660B

Interpreter Training is an Associate in Applied Science degree that trains people to be sign language interpreters for the Deaf. Interpreter training was the first program of its kind established in Illinois in 1975 and is currently one of six programs within the state. Waubonsee's program provides students with the opportunity to become proficient in American Sign Language and gain knowledge of Deaf culture.

General Education Requirements

15

COM100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3

ENG101 First-Year Composition I

3

or

ENG102 First-Year Composition II

3

Math/Science Elective

Social/Behavioral Elective

Major Program Requirements

54

ITP200 Introduction to Interpreting

3

ITP210 Etymology for Interpreters

3

ITP211 Transliterating I

3

ITP212 Transliterating II

3

ITP221 Interpreting I

3

ITP222 Topics in Interpreting

3

ITP223 Interpreting II

3

ITP230 Specialized Areas of Interpreting

3

ITP231 Sign to Voice I

3

ITP232 Sign to Voice II

3

ITP290 The Interpreter as Practitioner

3

SGN101 American Sign Language I

3

SGN102 American Sign Language II

3

SGN104 Signs in Everyday Use

3

SGN105 Linguistics of ASL I

3

SGN106 Linguistics of ASL II

3

SGN108 Conceptually Accurate Signed English

3

SGN110 Introduction to American Deaf Culture

3

Program Total

69