ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Michigan

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Adrian College9/6/2016517.265.5161YesN/ANoAll students must take at least one year of any language on campus. Taking a proficiency exam may waive this requirement, based on score
Albion College9/2/2016517.629.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Alma College9/2/2016800.321.2562No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students must take 1-2 semesters of any language on campus
Andrews University9/6/2016269.471.6343No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students may need to take 1 semester of foreign language on campus. B.S. students have no further foreign language requirements.
Aquinas College9/2/2016616.632.8900No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students must take 2 semesters of language. Can transfer dual enrollment credits or test out.
Baker College - Allen Park9/2/2016313.425.3700No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Baker College - Auburn Hills9/2/2016248.340.0600No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Baker College - Cadillac9/2/2016231.876.3119No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Baker College - Cass City9/2/2016989.872.6000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Baker College - Clinton Township9/2/2016586.791.3000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Baker College - Flint9/2/2016800.964.4299No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Baker College - Jackson9/2/2016517.788.7800No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Baker College - Muskegon9/2/2016231.777.5200No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Baker College - Owosso9/2/2016989.729.3350No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Baker College - Port Huron9/2/2016810.985.7000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Calvin College9/6/2016616.526.6106NoN/ANoN/A
Central Michigan University9/2/2016989.774.3076No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students need to take 1-2 semesters of foreign language. Can test out or transfer dual enrollment units. B.S. students do not need further foreign language courses.
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Troy9/29/2016248.817.4140No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Cleary University9/2/2016800.686.1883No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
College for Creative Studies9/2/2016313.664.7400No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Concordia University - Ann Arbor9/6/2016734.995.7300Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students may need to take 1-2 semesters of foreign language on campus, or transfer dual enrollment units. B.S. students do not need to take further foreign language.
Cornerstone University9/6/2016616.949.5300NoN/ANoAll students must take 1 semester of spoken language
Cranbrook Academy of Art9/2/2016248.645.3300No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Davenport University9/7/2016800.686.1600No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
DeVry University - Michigan [CLOSED]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Eastern Michigan University9/6/2016800.468.6368No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students may need to take 1-2 semesters of foreign language on campus, or transfer dual enrollment units. B.S. students do not need to take further foreign language.
Ferris State University9/6/2016231.591.2000No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorMust take one cultural enrichment or foreign language course
Finlandia University9/7/2016906.482.5300No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Grace Bible College9/6/2016616.538.2330No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Grand Valley State University9/6/2016616.331.2025Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Great Lakes Christian College9/7/2016517-321-0242No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Hillsdale College9/6/2016517.607.2327Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 3 semesters of any foreign language. B.S. students do not need to take further foreign language.
Hope College9/6/2016616.395.7850NoN/ANoN/A
International Academy of Design and Technology - Detroit [CLOSED]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Wyoming [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Kalamazoo College9/6/2016269.337.7166NoN/ANoMust take 1 year of spoken language. Accepts Native American languages but not ASL.
Kettering University9/2/2016810.762.9500No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Kuyper College9/7/2016616.222.3000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Lake Superior State University9/6/2016906.635.2231No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 2 semesters of any language on campus. B.S. students do not need to take further foreign language.
Lawrence Technological University9/2/2016248.204.3160No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Madonna University9/6/2016734.432.5300Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Marygrove College9/6/2016855.628.6279No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Michigan Jewish Institute [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Michigan State University - East Lansing9/6/2016517.355.8332Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Michigan Technological University9/6/2016888.688.1885No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Miller College [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Northern Michigan University9/6/2016906.227.1000Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Northwood University9/6/2016800.622.9000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Oakland University9/6/2016248.370.3360Yes3 yearsYesN/A
Olivet College9/6/2016800.456.7189No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Rochester College9/6/2016248.218.2031No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students need to take 2 semesters of spoken language. B.S. students do not need to take further foreign language
Saginaw Valley State University9/6/2016989.964.4200Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Siena Heights University9/7/2016800.521.0009No language pre-requisiteN/ANo All students must take 2 semesters of foreign language on campus
South University - Novi1/10/2017248.675.0200No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Spring Arbor University9/6/2016800.968.0011No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
The Art Institute of Michigan - Novi9/2/2016800.479.0087No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
University of Detroit Mercy9/7/2016800.635.5020No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor9/6/2016734.764.7433Yes3-4 yearsYesN/A
University of Michigan - Dearborn9/6/2016313.593.5100No language pre-requisiteN/ANoCollege of Arts and Sciences requires one semester of spoken language
University of Michigan - Flint9/6/2016810.762.3300No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students may need to take 1-2 semesters of foreign language on campus, transfer dual enrollment units, or take an ASL proficiency exam. B.S. students do not need to take further foreign language.
University of Phoenix - Detroit12/7/2016248.675.3700No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Walsh College9/2/2016248.823.1610No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Wayne State University9/6/2016313.577.2424Yes1 yearYesN/A
Western Michigan University9/6/2016269.387.2000Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit9/2/2016248.968.3360NoN/ANoMust demonstrate proficiency in Hebrew

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.