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Course Overview

This course is an introduction to the linguistic structures of ASL and English for interpreters. Topics include phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and sociolinguistics, as well as depiction, bilingualism, language acquisition, and language variation. Students will identify and analyze linguistic features in their own and other peoples’ linguistic use, and apply this information and skill to translating and interpreting work.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Masters, Online
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the M.A. in Interpretation program or permission of the instructor.

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate