American Sign Language Interpreting Program
100 Clinical Research Services
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-6018

Phone: (713) 743-4140

Email:  asli@uh.edu 

VP: (832) 413-6262

 

Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in the UH American Sign Language Interpreting program. Please review the application packet and curriculum information carefully.

Deadline for Current UH students:   May 1st

Deadline for Transfer students:   August 1st

Prerequisites

Applicants must have successfully completed ASLI 2301 Intermediate American Sign Language III (ASL 3) and ASLI 2333 Introduction to the American Sign Language Interpreting Profession prior to applying. Students may be currently enrolled in ASLI 2302 Intermediate American Sign Language IV (ASL 4)  when submitting an application to the program.

Current UH Students

Step one: Current UH students must first complete the ASLI major contact form.

Step two: Declare ASLI as your major prior to applying. If you have not declared ASLI as your major, complete a general petition form and submit it to the program advisor, Marla Moreno-Jordan, in the CRS building. (Download a form at: http://www.uh.edu/academics/forms.)

Step three: Submit a completed application packet by May 1st each year.  (Application currently under revision.)

Transfer Students

Step one: Transfer students must first complete the ASLI major contact form.

Step two: Apply to UH. For deadline dates for the fall, go to http://www.uh.edu/admissions/apply/apply-transfer/deadlines/index.php. (Note: There is a separate application for international students.)

Step three: Attend an Advising and Registration for Transfer (ART) students prior to registering for classes. Transfer credits will be evaluated during ART. For details, go to: http://www.uh.edu/admissions/admitted/conferences/transfer/index.php.

The following courses will transfer*:

  • ASLI 1301: Elementary American Sign Language I
  • ASLI 1302: Elementary American Sign Language II
  • ASLI 2301: Intermediate American Sign Language III
  • ASLI 2302: Intermediate American Sign Language IV
  • ASLI 2311: American Sign Language Visual and Gestural Communication
  • COMD 3301: Deaf Culture
  • ASLI 1310: Fingerspelling in American Sign Language
  • ASLI 2333: Introduction to the American Sign Language Interpreting Profession

If your transfer courses do not transfer as direct equivalencies, you may submit a Transfer Credit Petitions along with a course description and syllabi. The Transfer Credit Petition form can be found at: http://www.uh.edu/academics/forms/#transferpetition. All petitions must be approved by the ASLI Coordinator. If you wish to have your classes evaluated prior to transferring, submit unofficial transcripts for review by the ASLI Advisor and faculty.

*Based upon the evaluation of your application, you may be asked to repeat certain courses in ASLI.

Step four: Submit a completed application packet by August 1st each year.

Application Requirements

Send the complete application packet to:

ASLI Admissions Committee
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
100 Clinical Research Services Center
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-6018