Language Interpreting - Program Outcomes

Associate in Language Interpreting

Program Outcomes

Students will:

  • Practice professional interpreting
  • Practice according to professional ethical standards
  • Manage and adhere to schedule
  • Maintain documentation
  • Manage business
  • Enable client access to services

Core Abilites Outcomes

  • Critical, Creative, and Reflective Thinking:
    Graduates will evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information and ideas in order to construct informed, meaningful, and justifiable conclusions.
  • Responsibility:
    Graduates will be able to critically examine the relationship between self, community, and/or environments, and to evaluate and articulate potential impacts and consequences of choices, actions, and contributions for the creation of sustainable systems.
  • Information Competency:
    Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Effective Communication:
    Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods.
  • Multiculturalism:
    Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of diverse ideas, cultures, and experiences, and develop the ability to examine their own attitudes and assumptions in order to understand and work with others who differ from themselves.

Fundamental Areas of Knowledge Outcomes

  • Communication:
    Graduates identify, analyze, and evaluate rhetorical strategies in one's own and other's writing in order to communicate effectively.
  • Humanities:
    Graduates acquire skills to critically interpret, analyze and evaluate forms of human expression, and create and perform as an expression of the human experience.
  • Social Sciences:
    Graduates use social science research methods and/or theory in order to analyze and interpret social phenomena.
  • Natural Sciences:
    Graduates use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world.
  • Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning:
    Graduates utilize mathematical, symbolic, logical, graphical, geometric, or statistical analysis for the interpretation and solution of problems in the natural world and human society.

Certificate in Community Interpreting

Students will:
  • Practice professional interpreting.
  • Practice according to professional ethical standards
  • Manage and adhere to schedule.
  • Maintain documentation.
  • Manage a business.
  • Enable client access to services.

Certificate in Legal Interpreting

Students will:
  • Practice professional interpreting.
  • Practice according to professional ethical standards
  • Manage and adhere to schedule.
  • Maintain documentation.
  • Manage a business.
  • Enable client access to services.

Certificate in Medical Interpreting

Students will:
  • Practice professional interpreting.
  • Practice according to professional ethical standards
  • Manage and adhere to schedule.
  • Maintain documentation.
  • Manage a business.
  • Enable client access to services.

Certificate in Social Service Interpreting

Students will:
  • Practice professional interpreting.
  • Practice according to professional ethical standards
  • Manage and adhere to schedule.
  • Maintain documentation.
  • Manage a business.
  • Enable client access to services.

Core Abilites Outcomes for all Certificates

  • Critical, Creative, and Reflective Thinking:
    Graduates will be able to question, search for answers and meaning, and develop ideas that lead to action.
  • Responsibility:
    Graduates will be able to respond by examining the relationship between self, community, and environments, evaluating potential impacts and consequences of actions, and making choices and contributions based on that examination and evaluation.
  • Information Competency:
    Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Effective Communication:
    Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods and tools.
  • Multiculturalism:
    Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of diverse ideas, cultures and experiences and the ability to examine their own attitudes and assumptions in order to engage others with civility and empathy.

Fundamental Areas of Knowledge Outcomes for all Certificates

  • Communication:
    Graduates identify, analyze, and evaluate rhetorical strategies in one's own and other's writing in order to communicate effectively.
  • Humanities:
    Graduates acquire skills to critically interpret, analyze and evaluate forms of human expression, and create and perform as an expression of the human experience.
  • Social Sciences:
    Graduates use social science research methods and/or theory in order to analyze and interpret social phenomena.
  • Natural Sciences:
    Graduates use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world.
  • Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning:
    Graduates utilize mathematical, symbolic, logical, graphical, geometric, or statistical analysis for the interpretation and solution of problems in the natural world and human society.

Jennifer Spencer
Adjunct Faculty
253-912-2398 ext 5130