American Sign Language & Interpreting Major (B.A.)

American Sign Language & Interpreting Major (B.A.)


The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language and Interpreting major is to equip students with the knowledge base and skill set to prepare them for effective Sign Language interpreting and meaningful interaction with the Deaf community.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Communicate in a linguistically and culturally appropriate way through the use of American Sign Language.
  • Recognize and model various sociolinguistic elements, values, and concerns of the culturally Deaf.
  • Facilitate communication effectively between hearing individuals and the Deaf.
  • Synthesize the interpreter's professional ethics, identity, and role with a Christian worldview.
  • Civil Services
  • Corporate Interpreting
  • Educational Interpreting
  • Freelance Interpreting
  • Graduate school
  • Ministry
  • Law
  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • Video Relay Services
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