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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Deaf Studies Major, BS in Education – Educational Interpreting Concentration

Progression Requirements

Progression to the Educational Interpreting concentration requires a 2.75 cumulative GPA after a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework and completion of ASL 111  and ASL 112  with a grade of B or better in both courses. Students in the program must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 while in the program. Students with less than a 2.75 GPA for two consecutive semesters will be dropped from the program. Students must earn a grade of B or better in ASL 111 , ASL 112 , ASL 211 *, ASL 212 *, and ASL 311 *, and a C or better in all major courses. Students who fail to meet the standards for professional conduct during the course of their fieldwork will not be retained in the major.

uTrack Requirements

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students.

Term 1

Credit Hours 15-16

Term 1 Milestone Notes

  • 2.3 cumulative GPA

Term 2

Credit Hours 15-16

Term 2 Milestone Notes

Credit Hours 15

Term 3 Milestone Notes

  • 12 Progression to the Concentration

Term 4

Credit Hours 15

Term 4 Milestone Notes

  • 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Oral Communication  Elective 3 Credit Hours *
  • Students should apply to the program by the end of Term 5.

Credit Hours 15

Term 5 Milestone Notes

Term 6

  • Unrestricted Elective 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours 15

Term 6 Milestone Notes

  • No milestones

Credit Hours 14

Term 7 Milestone Notes

  • No milestones

Credit Hours 15

Term 8 Milestone Notes

  • No milestones

Total Credit Hours 120-121


  1. Three courses from Written Communication  (WC): first-year composition sequence (2 courses, 3 credit hours each) and one additional Written Communication  course.
  2. One course from approved Arts and Humanities  (AH) courses.
  3. Two 3-hour courses from approved Quantitative Reasoning  (QR) courses.
  4. Two courses (minimum 7 hours) from approved Natural Sciences  (NS) courses, one must have a laboratory.
  5. One course (minimum 1 hour) from approved Oral Communication  (OC) courses.
  6. One course (minimum 3 hours) from approved Social Sciences  (SS) courses.
  7. One course (minimum 3 hours) from approved Global Citizenship – International  (GCI) courses.
  8. One course (minimum 3 hours) from approved Global Citizenship – US  (GCUS) courses.
  9. Two courses (at least 6 credit hours) from Expanded Perspectives  Electives (select from Arts and Humanities , Social Sciences , Global Citizenship – International , Global Citizenship – US , or Applied Arts and Humanities ).
  10. At least 9 credit hours (minimum 2 courses; at least two different subject areas) from Engaged Inquiries  (EI) courses.
  11. One course from approved Applied Oral Communication  Elective (AOC) courses.

* Meets Volunteer Core Requirements .