Admission Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Interpreter Education Program should contact the Program Coordinator. Students who want to be admitted to either the ASL Studies (A.S.) or the Interpreting (B.A.) degree program, must meet the following requirements:

  • A.S. Degree program
    • Visit with an advisor in the program to make your major declaration
  • B.A. Degree program requires
    • Completion of ASL III with a “B” or better
    • Visit with an advisor in the program to make your major declaration

Prior to enrollment into interpreting courses of the B.A. program, students must have successfully completed all required coursework of the A.S. degree, and obtained an Intermediate or above on the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) or have obtained permission from the Program Coordinator.

New students and transfer students may apply online at UA Little Rock Admissions. In addition to sending official transcripts to the university, transfer students should send unofficial transcripts to the Interpreter Education Program Coordinator to determine course equivalents and placement within the program curriculum.

Students enrolling at UA Little Rock with some prior knowledge of, or coursework in ASL may be eligible to take the ASL Placement Test.