American Sign Language/English Interpreting Licensure Preparation (Non-degree)
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
405 White Hall
The non-degree program in American Sign Language/English Interpreting Licensure Preparation is approved by the Ohio Department of Education to prepare students for state licensing eligibility.
This non-degree program does not lead to a master’s degree. Students interested in obtaining an interpreting license and a master’s degree must also be fully admitted into a master’s degree program.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
- Official transcript(s)
- Goal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
- Questions in Anticipation of Licensure form
For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.
Residence Requirement Policy for Non-Degree Teacher Education Licensure/Endorsement Preparation Programs
- Non-degree licensure (initial and additional) and endorsement programs that are a total of 15 credits or above: Students must complete 60% of the coursework at Kent State University, including the course that addresses the CAEP A.1.1 Standard as designated by the program area.
- Non-degree licensure (initial and additional) and endorsement programs that are less than 15 total credits: Students must complete 100% of the coursework at Kent State University.
- Students are permitted 6 years to complete licensure programs and 4 years to complete endorsement programs at Kent State University.
- Coursework transferred from another university cannot be more than 6 years old at the time the licensure/endorsement program is completed.
- Students who do not meet the residence requirements will not be recommended for licensure by Kent State University.
|ELEMENTARY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I|
|ELEMENTARY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II|
|INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONALITIES|
|ASEI 43112||INTERACTIVE INTERPRETING||3|
|ASEI 43113||ASL TO ENGLISH INTERPRETING PROCESSES||3|
|ASEI 49625||INQUIRY SEMINAR FOR ASL-ENGLISH INTERPRETERS||3|
|ASL 29201||INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I||3|
|ASL 29202||INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II||3|
|ASL 39201||ADVANCED AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I||3|
|ASL 39202||ADVANCED AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II||3|
|SPED 53092||DEAF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL FIELD EXPERIENCE||1|
|SPED 53100||SURVEY OF THE INTERPRETING PROFESSION||3|
|SPED 53101||DEAF CULTURE AND COMMUNITY||3|
|SPED 53102||INTERPRETING PROCESSES I||3|
|SPED 53103||INTERPRETING PROCESSES II||3|
|SPED 53104||INTERPRETING PROCESSES III||3|
|SPED 53106||SCHOOL SETTING INTERPRETING||3|
|SPED 53107||COMMUNITY SETTING INTERPRETING||3|
|SPED 53108||AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE LINGUISTICS AND USAGE||3|
|SPED 53110||DISCOURSE ANALYSIS FOR INTERPRETERS||3|
|SPED 53111||THE PROFESSIONAL INTERPRETER||3|
|SPED 53192||ADVANCED PRACTICUM: ASL ENGLISH INTERPRETING||3|
|SPED 53309||INTRODUCTION TO DEAF STUDIES||3|
|SPED 53310||LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||64|
Prior to program completion, the candidate must demonstrate proficiencies in the following areas (including but not limited to): Data literacy and analysis, use of research and assessment data, leadership and collaboration, utilizing and supporting appropriate technology for the discipline, and application of professional dispositions, laws and policies, codes of ethics and professional standards appropriate to their field of specialization.