Any TCCN equivalents are indicated in square brackets [ ].
ASLI 1310: Fingerspelling in American Sign Language
Cr. 3. (3-0). Development of the fingerspelling and numeral system of American Sign Language. Expressive skills focus on speed, clarity, and accuracy. Receptive skills focus on whole world, phrase recognition, and comprehension.
ASLI 2311: American Sign Language Visual and Gestural Communication
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: COMD 1301 and either ASLI major or permission of the instructor. Development of non-verbal communication skills. Facial expression, mime, and body language used to augment communicative intent in American Sign Language.
ASLI 2322: Education of the Deaf
Cr. 3. (3-0). Historical and theoretical background of deaf education including the variety of educational placement settings, and the role and function of the interpreter in these environments.
ASLI 3311: Introduction to the American Sign Language Interpreting Profession
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ASLI major, COMD 2301, 3301, ASLI 1310 and 2311. The field of ASL interpreting including its history, code of ethics, employment opportunities, and professional organizations.
ASLI 3333: American Sign Language Interpreting I: English to American Sign Language
Cr. (3-0). Prerequisites: ASLI majors, COMD 2302, 3301, ASLI 3311, and 3322. Theoretical and practical skills related to the interpreting process including consecutive and simultaneous methods of interpreting. Achieving message equivalency in interpreting and transliterating.
ASLI 3334: American Sign Language Interpreting II: Sign to Voice
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ASLI major and ASLI 3333 or permission of the instructor. Focuses on simultaneous ASL/English interpreting for increasingly complex language exchanges.
ASLI 4335: American Sign Language Interpreting III: Advanced Interpreting Skills
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ASLI major and ASLI 3334 or permission of instructor. Increasing complexity of tasks and the interpreting skills acquired in ASLI 3334.
ASLI 4346: American Sign Language Transliteration and Educational Interpreting
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ASLI major and ASLI 3334 or permission of the instructor. Interpreting in classroom settings. The interpreter's role with educators, interpreting issues related to school-age students, and federal regulations related to interpreting.
ASLI 4357: Legal, Medical, and Trilingual Interpreting
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ASLI major and ASLI 3334 or permission of the instructor. Interpreting in legal and medical settings. Theories and practices involving trilingual interpreting.
ASLI 4368: Linguistics of American Sign Language
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ASLI 3334 or permission of the instructor. Linguistic theories as they apply to American Sign Language. Syntax, grammar, and other linguistic elements unique to spatially/visually based languages.
ASLI 4489: Internship in American Sign Language Interpreting
Cr. 4. (4-0). Prerequisites: ASLI major, completion of all ASLI courses with GPA of 3.0, and permission of the instructor. Practical experience in ASL interpreting supervised by certified interpreters. Students gain experience in a variety of settings.
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