Communications, Education, Humanities, & Fine Arts
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.
Liberal Arts oversees credit courses for African-American Studies, Arabic, Art, Chinese, Communication, Dance, Developmental Reading, Developmental Writing, Early Childhood Education, Education, English, French, German, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Spanish, and Theatre. Liberal Arts also oversees the David Erlanson Gallery.
- Dean: Dr. Lily Siu
- Administrative Assistant: Prem Chandra
- Office Location: C162
- Phone: (217) 875-7211, ext. 386