Please Note: Students MUST complete the AAS Deaf Studies before beginning work on this AAS.
CSN offers the first Sign Language Interpreter Preparation program in Nevada. Upon completion of the program, students will have entry-level professional skills as Sign Language Interpreters and Translators.
It is our mission to improve the quality and quantity of interpreting services provided to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Demonstrate conversational American Sign Language skills at a competency level equivalent to that of an interpreter.
Demonstrate successful interpretation of a communication transaction between a Deaf and Hearing individual using the methodology of Consecutive Interpretation.
Demonstrate successful interpretation of a communication transaction between a Deaf and Hearing individual using the methodology of Simultaneous Interpretation.
Demonstrate basic interpreting skills and knowledge in specialized areas such as Deaf-Blind, Theatrical, Religious, Medical, Legal, and Education.
Take and pass the EIPA-Pre Screening tool for employment with the Clark County School District as an interpreter.