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American Sign Language

American Sign Language/Interpreting (ASL/I) AAS program/certificates develop competency and practice in ASL interpreting and Deaf Culture toward practical careers in a number of interpretive settings: education, public safety, the social services, or health professions. Individuals will develop skills to sign competently, be conversant with Deaf Culture issues, apply the intricacies of translating spoken language into signing, work professionally with ethical integrity, and prepare or work toward various state and national certifications. Skills from basic certification can boost employability for entry-level positions or enhance promotion prospects.

Suggested Full-Time Course Sequence

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Information for this Program

Institution OPE ID: 10879

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) code for this program: 16.1601

Institution name for this program: American Sign Language

Credential level: certificate

Normal time to complete the program: 1 year

Occupations for which the program prepares students: Teacher Assistant, Interpreters and Translators

 

Tuition and fee costs:

$2,064 for ASL Eduction Basic Certificate & ASL Service Professional Basic Certificate

$2,193 for ASL/Interpreting Basic Certificate

 

Typical costs for books & supplies:

$480 for ASL Eduction Basic Certificate & ASL Service Professional Basic Certificate

$510 for ASL/Interpreting Basic Certificate

 

Typical cost of living expenses (off-campus): $8,550

Additional tuition cost information is available at http://www.richland.edu/tuition

 

Number of students enrolled in this program from July 1 - June 30 of the previous year: 0

Number of students enrolled in this program from July 1 - June 30 of the previous year who completed the program within the normal timeframe: 0

 

Does the state require licensure: State does not have licensure rquirements for this profession

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