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Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP 2000)
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16.1603 Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.   A program that prepares individuals to function as simultaneous interpreters of American Sign Language (ASL) and other sign language systems employed to assist the hearing impaired, both one-way and two-way. Includes instruction in American Sign Language (ASL), alternative sign languages, finger spelling, vocabulary and expressive nuances, oral and physical translation skills, cross-cultural communications, slang and colloquialisms, and technical interpretation. (Moved from 51.0205)

 
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