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Deaf Cultural Studies, 1 year certificate

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Course listing for the 2021-2022 catalog year.

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
ITP 111 Advanced ASL 4
ITP 122 Discourse Analysis 2
ITP 180 Field Experience I: Applied ASL 2
Deaf Studies Electives 8
Second Term
ITP 123 Intercultural Communication for Interpreters 4
ITP 181 Field Experience II: Applied ASL 1
ITP 228 Decision-Making Models 2
ITP 230 ASL Linguistics I 3
Deaf Studies Electives 4
Third Term
ITP 213 ASL Literature for Interpreters 2
ITP 231 ASL Linguistics II 3
ITP 265 Introduction to Ethical Practices in Interpreting 3
Deaf Studies Electives 8
 Total Credits46

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