Major Code
660B

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

First Semester

15

ENG101 First-Year Composition I

3

SGN101 American Sign Language I

3

SGN104 Signs in Everyday Use

3

SGN105 Linguistics of ASL I

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective
(PSY100 recommended)

3

Second Semester

15

ENG102 First-Year Composition II

3

SGN102 American Sign Language II

3

SGN106 Linguistics of ASL II

3

SGN108 Conceptually Accurate Signed English

3

SGN110 Introduction to American Deaf Culture

3

Third Semester
(All third-semester ITP courses must be taken concurrently.)

18

COM100 Fund. of Speech Communication

3

ITP200 Introduction to Interpreting

3

ITP210 Etymology for Interpreters

3

ITP211 Transliterating I

3

ITP221 Interpreting I

3

ITP231 Sign to Voice I

3

Fourth Semester
(All fourth-semester ITP courses must be taken concurrently and after successful completion of all third semester ITP courses.)

18

ITP212 Transliterating II

3

ITP222 Topics in Interpreting

3

ITP223 Interpreting II

3

ITP230 Specialized Areas of Interpreting

3

ITP232 Sign to Voice II

3

Math or Physical and Life Science Elective

3

Fifth Semester

3

ITP290 The Interpreter as Practitioner +

3

Program Total

69