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2021-2022 Catalog
INT 1000: Introduction to Interpreting

Course Description for Introduction to Interpreting

INT1000: Introduction to Interpreting

Description: The course provides an overview of diverse settings in which interpreters work and the array of consumers who utilize interpreting services. Students are introduced to historical foundations of interpreting, models for interpreter role and function, ethics and professional conduct, applicable state and federal legislation, interpreter credentialing, and business practices. American Sign Language (ASL) is not required as a prerequisite for this knowledge-based introduction to the field of ASL/English interpreting.