Outcomes and Careers

BAI graduate, Roshawn Smith, explains

Outcomes
The Department of Interpretation plays an important role in helping students meet the five major competencies of Gallaudet's new General Studies Curriculum:

  • Language and Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Identity and Culture
  • Knowledge and Inquiry
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility

The Department has established student learning outcomes (SLOs) for the (BA, MS, Ph.D.) degree programs.

Careers
Graduates with a degree in Interpretation have gone on to graduate school or careers in the following areas:

  • College admissions and recruitment
  • Communication education
  • Community service
  • Counseling
  • Customer service
  • Deaf services
  • Event management
  • Fundraising
  • Human resources
  • Law office work
  • Public opinion research
  • Public relations
  • School administration
  • Volunteer service

Featuring
In an Express Night Out article dated 6/13/11, BAI graduate, Roshawn Smith, advises potential interpreters to "take a tour of Gallaudet. Visit the Interpretation Department and ask questions. ..."