ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Alaska

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Alaska Bible College10/20/2016907.745.3201No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorMinistry majors must take 1 year of Greek.
Alaska Pacific University6/23/2016907.564.8248No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Charter College6/23/2016907.277.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Sheldon Jackson College [closed in 2007]N/AN/AN/AN/A
University of Alaska - Anchorage6/23/2016907.786.1480Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorEach major has different foreign language requirements
University of Alaska - Fairbanks6/23/2016907.474.7500Yes2 yearsYes
University of Alaska - Southeast6/23/2016907.796.6100Yes1 yearNoASL can fulfill graduation requirements only if students pass an ASL proficiency exam.

Understanding the Policies

Institutions may require 1, 2, 3, or 4 years of ASL study at the high school level to satisfy the foreign / world language admissions requirements.