2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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AM 405 - Capstone Seminar


Credits: 3
Description
This seminar course is designed to prepare students for the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment for interpreters working in the K-12 educational setting and the National Interpreter Certification Evaluation offered by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Both evaluations are required by NV state law (NRS 656A).

Please note: Students MUST earn a C or better in this course for completion of the BAS Deaf Studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Critique interpreting skills in preparation for the national Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA).
  2. Evaluate principles and practices of the interpreting profession to pass the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf National Interpreter Certification (NIC) written examination.
  3. Create an annual interpreter’s preparation plan to achieve the goal of passing the National Interpreter Certification performance evaluation.
  4. Present a professional portfolio.

Prerequisite: AM 404  with a grade of C or higher; or Instructor approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade



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