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INT 240 - Introduction to the Field of ASL/English Interpreting

3-0-1-3
Credit Hours: 3

Overview of both traditional and contemporary perspectives on interpretation and interpreters. Topics include history of interpreting, cognitive models of the interpreting process, factors influencing the interpreted interaction, settings for employment, professional ethics and the business of interpreting. Interpretation is studied as an intercultural, as well as an inter-lingual, process. Field observation to observe working interpreters on the job is a required part of this course.

Restricted to INTR majors.

Prerequisite

ASL 230ASL 231, and INT 105 with a grade "C" or higher.

Co-requisites

ENGL 101 with a "C" grade or higher.