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Sign Language Interpreting, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Sign Language Interpreting from Idaho State University teaches students with a “hands on” approach as they learn about Deaf culture, how to collaborate in a professional setting, and participate in field observations culminating with an interpreting internship. 

Graduates with Sign Language Interpreting from Idaho State University will:

  • gain skills in communication disabilities and differences that are either present at birth or acquired later in life. 
  • get employment and diverse career opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Simultaneous Interpreting
  • Research and Interpreting
  • Service Learning in the Deaf Community
  • Depiction in American Sign Language
  • Professional Interpreting Practice and Relationships
  • Fingerspelling and Numbers
  • Deaf Culture and Community
  • Ethics and Decision-Making for Interpreters
  • English Text Analysis
  • Linguistics of American Sign Language
  • Consecutive Interpreting
  • Translation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • 18 ACT or 1030 SAT (950 old SAT)
  • Application
  • $50 application fee
  • Official ACT or SAT scores
  • English Proficiency 
  • Submit your school transcripts and records
  • Submit proof of financial support
  • Submit a copy of the biographical page of your current passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24494 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24494 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24494 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24494 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7872 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Idaho Falls

  • 680 - 970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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