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Associate of Arts in Interpretation: ASL/English

Graduation requirements

The AA program requires:

  • GPA of 2.0 in all work attempted at UALR, in the academic major, and in the academic minor
  • “C” or better in each of the language and interpretation courses
  • Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI) described under “Admissions and Benchmarks”
  • Quality Assurance Screening Test (QAST) described under “Admissions and Benchmarks”
  • All other associate degree requirements as delineated in the UALR Undergraduate Catalog

Pre-Admission (3 - 6 hours)

  • Apply to UALR (Transfer Students: Send transcripts to IEP transfer faculty for review)
  • Transfer Students: ASL Placement Test
  • See Advisor to discuss Degree plan, Program of Study, and major declaration.
  • Prerequisites: ASL I with grade of “B” or better.

Degree (63 hours)

  • Transfer Students: Apply for Transfer Credit (if applicable)
  • Begin Program of Study
  • See Advisor to discuss Degree plan, Program of Study, and major declaration. (ASL I with “B” or better)
  • Apply for ASL Credit Validation (if applicable)
  • Upon completion of ASL IV - Take the SCPI
  • Taking Rising Junior Exam (if applicable)
  • Apply for A.A. graduation
  • Last semester of degree courses - Take the QAST (AA Degree awarded)

For a printable copy, please download the Steps to Graduation - IEP document.

Updated 7.12.2013