American Sign Language Interpreting Program
100 Clinical Research Services Ctr
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-6018
Phone: (713) 743-4140
VP1: (713) 937-2735
VP 2: (832) 413-6262
Thank you for your interest in the UH American Sign Language Interpreting program in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Please review the application packet and curriculum information carefully.Deadline for Current UH students: May 1, 2013
Deadline for Transfer students: August 1, 2013
Applicants must have successfully completed ASLI 2301 Intermediate American Sign Language III (ASL 3) prior to applying. Students may be concurrently enrolled in ASLI 2302 Intermediate American Sign Language IV (ASL 4) and ASLI 2333 Introduction to the American Sign Language Interpreting Profession 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 ASLI Annex building room 101A. (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.)
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.
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