Course Description for Interpreting Practicum and Portfolio Presentation
Interpreting Practicum and Portfolio Presentation
Prerequisites: INT 4273, INT 4455, INT 4404, INT 3951, and INT 4410
Description: This course is a field-based capstone course and requires mentored interpreting experiences. Students will apply classroom learning and theory to real-world interpreting within 200 hours under the supervision of a nationally certified interpreter. A minimum of 90 hours must involve direct provision of authentic interpreting services. Students must be available for placement during workdays (M-F, 9 am-5 pm) to achieve the number of hours required. The semester concludes with an e-portfolio representing the student's satisfaction of program exit competencies. All program courses, general education courses, and a passing score on the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. National Interpreter Certification Knowledge Exam (or equivalent) must be accomplished prior to registering for this course.