ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Connecticut

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Albertus Magnus College4/13/2016800.578.9160Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minor
Central Connecticut State University4/20/2016860.832.2278No language pre-requisite3 yearsYes3 full years must be taken in high school to fulfill graduation requirements.
Charter Oak State College4/20/2016860.515.3701No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Connecticut College4/27/2016860.439.2200No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Eastern Connecticut State University4/27/2016860.465.5286No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust meet with advisor to see if ASL credits from high school will be accepted. Dual enrollment credits accepted.
Fairfield University4/27/2016203.254.4100Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Goodwin College4/27/2016860.737.6769No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Holy Apostles4/27/2016860.632.3010No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Lincoln College of New England4/27/2016860.628.4751No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts4/27/2016860.434.3571No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Mitchell College5/2/2016860.701.5178No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Post University4/27/2016800.582.8250No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Quinnipiac University4/27/2016800.462.1944Yes2 yearsNoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Sacred Heart University4/27/2016203.610.9500No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.S. students do not need to take additional language. B.A. students are required to take at least 1 year of a language offered on campus
Southern Connecticut State University4/27/2016203.392.5656Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
St. Vincent’s College5/3/2016203.576.5513NoN/ANo
Trinity College 5/2/2016860.297.2180Yes2 yearsYes
United States Coast Guard Academy5/5/2016860.444.8505No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorGovernment-related majors require 1 year of Spanish.
University of Bridgeport5/2/2016800.392.3582No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
University of Connecticut5/3/2016860.486.3137Yes2 yearsYesTwo years of ASL fulfills admissions requirements; 3 years of ASL fulfills both admissions and graduation requirements.
University of Hartford5/3/2016800.947.4303Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
University of New Haven5/14/2016203.932.7319No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
University of St. Joseph5/3/2016860.231.5216Yes2 yearsYes
Wesleyan University5/3/2016860.685.3000Yes3 yearsNoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Western Connecticut State University4/27/2016203.837.9000No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minor
Yale University5/3/2016203.432.9316No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorIndividual majors may have additional foreign language requirements.

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.