INT 240 - Introduction to the Field of ASL/English Interpreting
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.
ENGL 101 with a "C" grade or higher.