ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Kansas

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Baker University7/19/2016785.594.8325Yes4 yearsNoMust take 1 semester of a language on campus IF student took ASL in high school for 4 years in high school. If took ASL for 2 years, then students will need to take a full year of any language on campus.
Barclay College7/25/2016800.862.0226No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Benedictine College7/19/2016800.467.5340NoN/ANoAll students must take 2 semesters of any foreign language offered on campus
Bethany College7/19/2016785.227.3380No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students must take 1 year of language. ASL credits from another college may be transferred to fulfill this requirement.
Bethel College 7/25/2016316.284.5230No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Central Baptist Theological Seminary [no undergraduate degrees offered]7/19/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
Central Christian College of Kansas7/25/2016800.835.0078No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Cleveland University - Kansas City7/1/1916800.467.2252No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Cleveland University Chiropractic College & Health Sciences12/1/2016800.467.2252No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Donnelly College7/19/2016913.621.8706No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Emporia State University7/19/2016620.341.5465No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorEducation majors must take additional language to fulfill graduation requirements.
Fort Hays State University7/19/2016785.628.5666Yes2 yearsYes
Friends University7/19/2016800.794.6945No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCheck individual major requirements
Haskell Indian Nations University7/19/2016785.749.8404No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
ITT Technical Institute - Kansas City [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Wichita [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
K-State Salina [see Kansas State Polytechnic University]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Kansas Christian College10/21/2016913.722.0272No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Kansas State Polytechnic University12/1/2016785.532.6011No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Kansas State University - Manhattan7/19/2016785.532.6250No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Kansas Wesleyan University7/19/2016785.827.5541No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Manhattan Christian College7/19/2016785.539.3571No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students are required to take 1 year of language on campus or transfer dual enrollment credits. B.S. students do not need to take additional language.
McPherson College7/19/2016620.242.0400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
MidAmerica Nazarene University7/25/2016913.782.3750No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
National American University - Overland Park7/19/2016913.981.8700No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
National American University - Wichita7/19/2016316.448.5400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Newman University7/19/2016316.942.4291Yes1 yearDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Ottawa University - Kansas City7/19/2016888.774.7713No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Pittsburg State University7/19/2016620.231.7000No 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 additional language class on campus or a cultural competency course.
Rasmussen College - Kansas City / Overland Park6/6/2016913.491.7870No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Topeka6/6/2016785.228.7320No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southwestern College7/19/2016800.846.1543No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
St. Paul School of Theology [does not offer undergraduate degrees]8/3/2016800.825.0378N/AN/AN/A
Sterling College 7/25/2016620.278.2173No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Tabor College7/25/2016620.947.3121No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
The Art Institute of Kansas City [closing in 2017]7/19/2016913.217.4600N/AN/AN/A
The King's University - Kansas10/17/2016913.538.7650No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
The United States Army Command General Staff College [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
University of Kansas7/19/2016785.864.2700No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCollege of Liberal Arts & Sciences accepts ASL for those in the School of Education. B.A. majors require additional foreign language courses.
University of Saint Mary7/19/2016913.682.5151No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. majors must take 1 additional semester of language. B.S. majors do not need to take additional language. Dual enrollment credits accepted.
Washburn University7/19/2016785.670.1010No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. majors must take 1 additional semester of language. Dual enrollment credits from high school ASL coursework acceptable to fulfill this requirement.
Wichita State University7/19/2016316.978.3456No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCollege of Liberal Arts majors are required to take 1 year of language study on campus.

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.