ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Florida

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Academy for 5 Element Acupuncture [does not offer undergraduate degrees]11/7/2016352.335.2332N/AN/AN/A
Acupuncture & Massage College [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2017305.595.9500N/AN/AN/A
Adventist University of Health Sciences5/31/2016407.303.5656No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
American Intercontinental University 1/10/2017855.377.1888No language pre-requisiteN/ANo Dual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Angley College [closed in 2017]1/10/2017N/AN/AN/AN/A
Argosy University - Sarasota9/21/2016941.379.0404No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Argosy University - Tampa9/21/2016813.393.5290No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Art Institute of Miami1/10/2017800.225.9023No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2017954.763.9840N/AN/AN/A
Ave Maria University5/31/2016239.304.7134Yes2 yearsNoASL courses taken in high school are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Dual-enrollment credits may be transferred. Students would need to take at least 1 semester of a spoken language
Baptist College of Florida5/31/2016800.328.2660No language pre-requisiteN/ANoReligion majors must take Hebrew. Other majors have no additional language requirements.
Barry University5/31/2016305.899.3100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Beacon College5/31/2016855.220.5376NoN/ANo
Bethune-Cookman University5/31/2016800.448.0228No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Broward College - Central6/2/2016954.201.7350No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Broward College - North6/2/2016954.201.7350No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Broward College - South6/2/2016954.201.7350No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brown-Mackie College - Miami [closing in 2017]1/10/2017305.341.6600N/AN/AN/A
Carlos Albizu University - Miami6/1/2016305.593.1223No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Jacksonville9/29/2016904.251.8110No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Miramar9/29/2016954.885.3510No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Chipola College6/2/2016850.718.2211Yes2 yearsNoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
City College - Ft. Lauderdale1/10/2017866.314.5681No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
City College - Gainesville1/10/2017866.314.5681No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
City College - Miami1/10/2017866.314.5681No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Clearwater Christian College [closed in 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Columbia College - Jacksonville6/2/2016904.338.9150No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia College - Orlando6/2/2016407.293.9911No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia College - Patrick AFB6/2/2016321.783.5506No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Daytona State College6/2/2016386.506.3000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesFulfills graduation requirement only if a student took 4 years in high school
DeVry University - Florida1/10/2016866.338.7934No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Jacksonville9/19/2016904.367.4942No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Miramar9/19/2016954.499.9775No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Orlando9/19/2016407.345.2800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Digital Media Arts College1/10/2016866.338.7934No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2016800.606.6685N/AN/AN/A
East West College of Natural Medicine [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2017941.355.9080N/AN/AN/A
Eastern Florida State College6/2/2016321.433.7284Yes2 yearsYes
Eckerd College6/1/2016727.864.8217No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust take 2 years of language to graduate. ASL credits from other colleges can be transferred in as transfer credits, rather than foreign language credit.
Edison State College [see Florida Southwestern State College]
Edwards Waters College904.470.8205Yes2 yearsYes
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University6/1/2016386.226.6100NoN/ANo
Everest University - Orange Park1/10/2017407.851.2525No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Everest University - Tampa1/10/2017407.851.2525No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Flagler College6/2/2016904.819.6204No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University1/10/2017850.599.3796Yes2 yearsNoOnly dual enrollment credits can fulfill the graduation requirement. Must take 1 year of foreign language to graduate.
Florida Atlantic University1/10/2017561.297.3040Yes3 yearsYes
Florida Career College1/10/2017888.852.7272No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Florida Christian College [see Johnson University of Florida]1/10/2017N/AN/AN/AN/A
Florida Coastal School of Law [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2017N/AN/AN/AN/A
Florida College6/2/2016813.988.5131No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Florida College of Integrative Medicine [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2017407.888.8689N/AN/AN/A
Florida Gateway College6/2/2016386.754.4222No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorSome majors require 2 years of a language that can be fulfilled in high school; other majors require 3 years. ASL is accepted.
Florida Gulf Coast University6/6/2016239.590.7852Yes2 yearsYes
Florida Institute of Technology6/6/2016321.674.8030No language pre-requisiteN/ANoSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Florida International University6/6/2016305.348.2363Yes2 yearsYes
Florida Memorial University1/10/2017305.626.3758Yes2 yearsYes
Florida National University6/3/2016305.821.3333No language pre-requisiteN/ANoSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Florida Southern University6/2/2016863.680.3753Yes2 yearsNoASL courses taken in high school can fulfill graduation requirements if they are dual enrollment.
Florida Southwestern State College6/2/2016239.489.9054No language pre-requisiteN/AYesMust take at least 2 years in high school to satisfy graduation requirements
Florida State College at Jacksonville6/2/2016904.646.2300No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Full Sail University1/10/2017800.226.7625No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Gooding Institute of Nurse Anesthesia [does not offer undergraduate degrees]6/2/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
Gulf Coast State College6/2/2016850.769.1551No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Herzing University - Orlando8/29/2016407.641.5227No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Hobe Sound Bible College10/21/2016772.545.1400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Hodges University6/15/2016800.466.0019No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
IADTA - Tampa [see Sanford Brown - Tampa]1/10/2017N/AN/AN/AN/A
Indian River State College6/6/2016772.462.7460Yes2 yearsNoSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
International Academy of Design and Technology - Florida [see Sanford Brown College - Florida]1/10/2017813.881.0007N/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Fort Lauderdale [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Ft. Myers [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Jacksonville [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Miami [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Orlando [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Pensacola [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Tallahassee [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Tampa [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - West Palm Beach [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Jacksonville University6/3/2016904.256.9009No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Johnson University of Florida6/7/2016407.569.1166Yes2 yearsYes
Jones College - Miami [closed in 2017]1/10/2017N/AN/AN/AN/A
Keiser University6/7/2016866.944.3456No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Lake Sumter State College6/3/2016352.787.3747No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Lincoln College of Technology1/10/2017561.842.8324No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Lynn University6/7/2016561.237.7797No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Miami Dade College6/3/2016305.237.3131No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNeed to take 2 years of ASL in high school to fulfill graduation requirements.
Miami International University of Art and Design [see Art Institute of Miami]N/AN/AN/AN/A
New College of Florida6/6/2016941.487.5000Yes2 yearsNoSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Northwest Florida State College6/6/2016850.729.4901Yes2 yearsYes
Northwood University [became Keiser University in 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Nova Southeastern University6/7/2016954.262.7476No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorOnly dual enrollment credits can fulfill the graduation requirement. B.A. degrees require studying foreign language in high school or college. B.S. degrees do not require any language.
Palm Beach Atlantic University6/7/2016561.803.2113Yes2 yearsNoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Palm Beach State College6/6/2016866.576.7222Yes2 yearsYes
Pensacola State College6/6/2016850.484.2544Yes2 yearsYes
Polk State College6/6/2016863.297.1010Yes2 yearsYes
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico - Miami1/10/2017305.418.8000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico - Orlando1/10/2017305.418.8000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Ft. Myers6/6/2016239.477.2100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Land O’Lakes6/6/2016813.435.4601No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - New Port Richey6/6/2016727.942.0069No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Ocala6/6/2016352.629.1941No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Orlando10/18/2016407.562.9100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Tampa6/6/2016813.246.7600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Remington College - Orlando10/7/2016407.562.9100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Ringling College of Art and Design6/13/2016941.309.0195No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rollins College6/7/2016407.646.2161No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
SAE Institute of Technology - Miami10/17/2016305.944.7494No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Sanford-Brown College - Ft. Lauderdale6/6/2016888.742.0333No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Sanford-Brown College - Tampa6/6/2016888.315.6111No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Santa Fe College6/6/2016352.395.7322No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Schiller International University1/10/2017855.787.2272No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Seminole State College of Florida6/6/2016407.708.2050No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
South Florida Bible College10/20/2016954.545.4500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
South Florida State College6/6/2016863.784.7105No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
South University - Orlando1/10/2017407.393.3100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
South University - Tampa1/10/2017813.393.3800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
South University - West Palm Beach1/10/2017561.273.6500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
St. John Vianney College Seminary1/10/2017305.223.4561No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorIndividual majors set their own policies. ASL is accepted but students might be required to take additional semesters of it.
St. Johns River State College6/6/2016386.312.4030No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
St. Leo University1/10/2017800.334.5532Yes2 yearsYes
St. Petersburg College6/6/2016727.341.3145No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
St. Petersburg Theological Seminary1/10/2016727.399.0276No language pre-requisiteN/ANoStudents must study Greek
St. Thomas University1/10/2017305.628.6546No language pre-requisiteN/ANoOnly dual enrollment credits can fulfill the graduation requirement. Credits from other college programs can be transferred.
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2017561.732.4424N/AN/AN/A
State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota6/6/2016941.752.5050Yes2 yearsYes
Stetson University6/6/2016386.822.7100Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements - some majors require foreign language study
Talmudic College of Florida1/10/2017305.534.7050No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students must study Hebrew
The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale1/10/2017800.275.7603No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Trinity Baptist College12/7/2016904.596.2451No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Trinity College of Florida6/6/2016727.376.6911Yes2 yearsNoStudents can petition to have ASL study accepted as an elective.
Trinity International University1/10/2017847.317.7000NoN/ANoStudents must have at least two years of a spoken language
University of Central Florida6/7/2016407.823.3000Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorIndividual majors may have different language requirements. Dual enrollment credits are NOT accepted, but credits from another university-level program may be transferred to fulfill requirements.
University of Florida6/6/2016352.392.1365Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
University of Florida - Sarasota - Manatee1/10/2017941.359.4200No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust take at least 1 semester of a language on campus
University of Miami6/6/2016305.284.4323Yes2 yearsYes
University of North Florida6/6/2016904.620.2299Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
University of Phoenix - Ft. Lauderdale12/7/2016866.766.0766No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Jacksonville12/7/2016904.636.6645No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Miramar12/7/2016866.766.0766No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Orlando12/7/2016407.345.8868No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Temple Terrace9/28/2016813.626.7911No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of South Florida - Polytechnic1/10/2017813.974.2011Yes2 yearsNoASL courses that are dual-enrollment will fulfill graduation requirements, or transferring ASL credits from another college.
University of South Florida - St. Petersburg1/10/2017727.873.4142Yes2 yearsNoASL courses that are dual-enrollment will fulfill graduation requirements, or transferring ASL credits from another college.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2017800.241.1027N/AN/AN/A
University of Tampa6/6/2016813.253.6211Yes2 yearsYes
University of West Florida6/6/2016850.474.2000Yes1 yearYes
Valencia College6/6/2016407.582.1507Yes4 yearsYes
Virginia College - Fort Pierce6/16/2016772.448.2000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Jacksonville6/16/2016904.520.7400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Pensacola6/16/2016850.436.8444No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Warner Southern College [see Warner University]6/6/2016863.638.7250N/AN/AN/A
Warner University6/6/2016863.638.7250No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Weber International College6/6/2016863.638.2910No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Wolford College [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2016239.513.1135N/AN/AN/A

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.