INT 240 - Introduction to the Field of ASL/English Interpreting

Credit Hours: 3

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.


ASL 230ASL 231, and INT 105 with a grade of "C" or better.


ENGL 101 with a "C" grade or higher.

Course Offered Online: Yes