Who evaluates transfer courses?
The chair is responsible for ASL-English Interpretation course transfer decisions.
33 E Congress, Suite 401
Student asked to bring:
Students must provide a transcript and syllabus for any courses that do not require linguistic proficiency, such as Deaf Culture or Introduction to Interpreting. The faculty will evaluate this information in a meeting with the student.
All transfer students who have previous course work in American Sign Language – English Interpretation from another institution or significant experience with ASL must complete a language proficiency evaluation prior to awarding any ASL-English Interpretation transfer credits or equivalencies for ASL 1, ASL 2, ASL 3, and/ or ASL 4.
Faculty will respond within 15 business days to the student's request. Faculty will record their evaluation on a Course Equivalency, Substitution, and Waiver Online Form.
Student will receive:
Students are notified via their Columbia email account when an equivalency towards the major is approved.