Prerequisite Courses:

Credit Hours

SLIP 1904 - American Sign Language I**

3

SLIP 1905 - American Sign Language II**

3

SLIP 1906 - American Sign Language III**

3

SLIP 1907 - American Sign Language IV**

3

ENGL 1101 - Composition & Rhetoric I

3

ENGL 1102 - Composition & Rhetoric II

3

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Sign Language Interpreting Program of Study Courses

The following two courses may be taken either prior to or during enrollment in the professional program. See pre-requisite requirements in course descriptions.

SLIP 1924 - Fingerspelling and Numbers  

1

SLIP 1925 - Classifiers in ASL 

1

Fall Semester - First Year 

SLIP 1911 - ASL Narrative and Discourse 

6

SLIP 1911L - Interpreting Lab I

1

SLIP 1915 - Deaf History and Culture 

3

Spring Semester - First Year 

SLIP 1923 - Consecutive ASL to English Interpreting

3

SLIP 1931 - Consecutive English to ASL Interpreting 

3

SLIP 1931L - Interpreting Lab II 

1

SLIP 1941 - Introduction to Interpreting

3

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Summer Term - Second Year 

SLIP 2901 - Interpreting in Specialized Settings 

3

SLIP 2901L - Interpreting Lab III

1

Fall Semester - Second Year 

SLIP 2912 - Simultaneous ASL to English Interpretation 

3

SLIP 2912L - Interpreting Lab IV 

1

SLIP 2932 - Simultaneous English to ASL

3

Spring Semester - Second Year 

SLIP 2951 – Practicum

6

** These courses do not apply towards graduation requirement. Students with prior sign language experience should contact the Sign Language Interpreting Department for placement information. Contact Becky Thurman. Courses listed in red denote skills courses.  The pre-requisite/co-requisite lecture courses (in black) must be completed before or at the same time as taking the skills classes.

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General Education Requirements

Please view a program of study and contact
Becky Thurman to make an appointment for
advisement. ( becky.thurman@gpc.edu)

All collegiate courses that are required and taken as part of
the Sign Language Interpreting Program are counted towards
the A.A.S. in Sign Language Interpreting.

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