2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
  
    Oct 16, 2019  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog

Deaf Studies: Interpreter Preparation, AAS [DSINT-AAS, 60 Total Credits]


Please Note: Students MUST complete the AAS Deaf Studies before beginning work on this AAS.


DESCRIPTION

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

  1. Demonstrate conversational American Sign Language skills at a competency level equivalent to that of an interpreter.

  2. Demonstrate successful interpretation of a communication transaction between a Deaf and Hearing individual using the methodology of Consecutive Interpretation.

  3. Demonstrate successful interpretation of a communication transaction between a Deaf and Hearing individual using the methodology of Simultaneous Interpretation.

  4. Demonstrate basic interpreting skills and knowledge in specialized areas such as Deaf-Blind, Theatrical, Religious, Medical, Legal, and Education.

  5. Take and pass the EIPA-Pre Screening tool for employment with the Clark County School District as an interpreter.

General Education Requirements (22 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)


  • any AM prefix course
  • or  any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
  • or  any ART prefix course
  • or  any COM prefix course
  • or  any ECON prefix course
  • or  ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
  • or  GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
  • or  any HIST prefix course
  • or  any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
  • or  any PHIL prefix course
  • or  any PSC prefix course
  • or  any PSY prefix course
  • or  any SOC prefix course
  • or  any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
  • or  WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
  • or  World Languages 101B or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)