ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Georgia

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College9/1/2016229.391.5001NoN/ANo
Agnes Scott College9/1/2016404.471.6000Yes2 yearsYes
Albany State University12/8/2016229.430.4600NoN/ANo
American Intercontinental University - Atlanta1/6/2017404.965.6500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Argosy University - Atlanta9/21/2016770.671.1200No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Armstrong Atlantic State University12/8/2016912.344.2576Yes2 yearsYes
Atlanta Christian College [see Point University]12/8/2016706.385.1000N/AN/AN/A
Atlanta Metropolitan State College12/8/2016404.756.4000NoN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement.
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School [does not offer undergraduate degrees]12/8/2016678.916.2600N/AN/AN/A
Augusta University12/8/2016706.721.0211NoN/ANo
Bauder College [closed]12/8/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
Beacon University [does not offer undergraduate degrees]12/8/2016706.323.5364N/AN/AN/A
Berry College9/1/2016706.232.5374Yes2 yearsNo
Beulah Heights University12/8/2016404.627.2681No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Brenau University1/10/2017770.534.6299No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brewton Parker College9/1/2016912.583.2241No language pre-requisiteN/ANoASL credits from other colleges may be transferred in to fulfill graduation requirements.
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Atlanta9/29/2016404.250.8500No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Clark Atlanta University9/2/2016404.880.8000NoN/ANo
Clayton State University1/10/2017678.466.4000Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
College of Coastal Georgia9/2/2016912.279.5700No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Columbia College - Fort Stewart9/2/2016912.877.3406No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia College - Hunter 9/2/2016912.352.8635No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia Theological Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]1/10/2017404.378.8821N/AN/AN/A
Columbus State University [does not offer undergraduate degrees]9/2/2016706.507.8800N/AN/AN/A
Covenant College9/1/2016706.820.1560No language pre-requisiteN/ANoHigh school ASL courses do not fulfill graduation requirements unless dual-enrollment or college credit.
Dalton State College9/2/2016706.272.4436NoN/ANoASL is not considered a foreign language
Darton State College9/2/2016229.317.6000NoN/ANo
DeVry University - Alpharetta9/19/2016770.619.3600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Atlanta1/10/2017404.270.2706No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Decatur9/19/2016404.270.2845No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Duluth9/19/2016770.381.4400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Stockbridge9/19/2016678.284.4700No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
East Georgia State College9/2/2016478.289.2000Yes2 yearsYes
Emmanuel College9/1/2016800.860.8800No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Emory University1/10/2017404.727.6036No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Fort Valley State University1/10/2017478.827.3878No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Gainesville State College [see University of North Georgia]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Georgia College and State University1/10/2017478.445.2774Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Georgia Gwinnett College9/1/2016678.407.5000NoN/ANo
Georgia Highlands College9/1/2016706.802.5000NoN/ANo
Georgia Institute of Technology9/1/2016404.894.2000Yes2 yearsNoASL courses taken in high school can fulfill graduation requirements if they are dual enrollment.
Georgia Southern University9/1/2016912.478.4636NoN/ANo
Georgia Southwestern State University1/10/2017229.928.1273Yes2 yearsYes
Georgia State University9/1/2016404.413.2000Yes2 yearsNoWill need to take 1 semester of foreign language on campus
Gordon State College9/2/2016678.359.5555Yes2 yearsNoASL courses taken in high school can fulfill graduation requirements if they are dual enrollment.
Herzing University - Atlanta9/2/2016404.586.4265No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Interdenominational Theological Center [does not offer undergraduate degrees]9/2/2016404.527.7700N/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Atlanta [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Duluth [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Kennesaw State University9/2/2016470.578.6000Yes2 yearsYes
LaGrange College1/10/2017706.880.8000No language pre-requisiteN/AN/A
Life University1/10/2017770.426.2600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Luther Rice College & Seminary9/1/2016800.442.1577No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Macon State College [see Middle Georgia State University]9/2/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
Medical College of Georgia [see Augusta University]1/10/2017N/AN/AN/AN/A
Mercer University9/2/2016478.301.2700No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Middle Georgia State University9/2/2016478.471.2700NoN/ANo
North Georgia College [see University of North Georgia]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Oglethorpe University9/1/2016404.261.1441NoN/ANo
Piedmont College9/1/2016706.778.3000Yes2 yearsYes
Point University12/8/2016706.385.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Ralston College [opening in 2018]9/1/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
Reinhardt University9/1/201687REINHARDTNo language pre-requisiteN/ANo
SAE Institute of Technology - Atlanta10/17/2016404.526.9366No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Savannah College of Art and Design1/10/2017912.525.5100No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Savannah State University1/10/2017912.358.4778Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Shorter University9/1/2016706.291.2121Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
South Georgia State College9/2/2016912.260.4200Yes2 yearsNoAll students must take 1 semester of any language on campus
South University - Atlanta1/10/2017866.629.2901No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
South University - Savannah1/10/2017912.201.8000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southern Catholic College [closed]9/2/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
Southern Polytechnic State University [merged with Kennesaw State University]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Spelman College9/2/2016404.681.3643NoN/ANo
Thomas University1/10/2017844.862.6978NoN/ANo
Toccoa Falls College1/10/2017706.886.7299No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Truett-McConnell College9/2/2016706.865.2134No language pre-requisiteN/ANoOnly languages with an AP can fulfill graduation requirements
Tusculum College2/15/2017800.729.0256No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Georgia9/2/2016706.542.3000Yes2 yearsNoSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
University of North Georgia9/2/2016706.946.5462Yes2 yearsYes
University of Phoenix - Atlanta12/7/2016678.731.0555No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Augusta12/7/2016706.868.2000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Columbus12/7/2016706.320.1266No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Dekalb12/7/2016404.443.6900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of West Georgia9/1/2016678.839.5000Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Valdosta State University9/1/2016229.333.5800Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Virginia College - Augusta6/16/2016706.288.2500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Columbus6/16/2016762.207.1600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Macon6/16/2016478.803.4600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Savannah6/16/2016912.721.5600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Wesleyan College9/1/2016478.477.1110Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Westwood College - Atlanta [closed in 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Westwood College - Northlake [closed in 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Young Harris College9/1/2016800.241.3754No language pre-requisiteN/ANo

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.