College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD


Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Delaware State University6/21/2016302.857.6351NoN/ANoThe English Department does not recognize ASL as a foreign language. Until they do, ASL courses are accepted as electives but do not fulfill admissions or graduation requirements.
Goldey-Beacon College6/23/2016302.998.8814No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
University of Delaware6/21/2016302.831.8123Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Wesley College6/21/2016302.736.2300Yes1 yearDepends on major / minorOnly the International Studies major does not accept ASL to fulfill graduation requirements.
Wilmington University6/21/2016877.967.5464No language pre-requisiteN/AYes

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