Academics

Interpreter Preparation – Certificate

The mission of the Interpreter Preparation Certificate program is to produce entry level professional interpreters by providing students with interpreting/transliterating skills, a general knowledge of deafness, and understanding of the interpreting profession.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 45

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
IPP 110AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I 4
IPP 111AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II 4
IPP 112AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III 3
IPP 115DEAF CULTURE I 3
IPP 118AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: FINGERSPELLING AND NUMBERING I 2
IPP 120INTRODUCTION TO INTERPRETING 2
IPP 121PRACTICAL AND ETHICAL APPLICATIONS OF INTERPRETING 3
IPP 210AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE IV 3
IPP 211AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE V 3
IPP 216OCCUPATIONAL INTERPRETING  3
IPP 220INTERPRETING I 3
IPP 221INTERPRETING II 3
IPP 230VOICE INTERPRETING I 3
IPP 231VOICE INTERPRETING II 3
IPP 260INTERPRETING INTERNSHIP 3

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1IPP 110; IPP 115; IPP 120
Spring Semester 1IPP 111; IPP 118; IPP 121
Summer SemesterIPP 112
Fall Semester 2IPP 210; IPP 216; IPP 220; IPP 230
Spring Semester 2IPP 211; IPP 221; IPP 231; IPP 260

Program Contact Information

Humanities Department

Room 315B

(309) 694-5342

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