Academics

American Sign Language

GUIDELINES
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Credentialing Parameters for Particular Disciplines

All degrees and course work must be obtained from regionally accredited colleges or universities. 

DISCIPLINE AREA American Sign Language

Course Prefix UT UN D Minimum Requirements
ASL X     

18 graduate semester hours in American Sign Language, special education for the deaf, or related area and demonstrated competencies + master's degree
or
a master's degree with a major in American Sign Language, special education for the deaf, or related area and demonstrated competencies.

NOTE:  Some faculty in this area are credentialed based on outstanding professional experience and demonstrated contributions to the teaching discipline as professional American Sign Language interpreters.

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