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
Bellevue University7/18/2016800.756.7920No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Bryan Health College of Health Sciences7/18/2016402.481.3801No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Chadron State College7/18/2016308.432.6000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Clarkson College7/18/2016402.552.3100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
College of Saint Mary7/18/2016402.399.2400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Concordia University - Nebraska7/18/2016800.535.5494Yes2 yearsYes
Creative Center College of Art and Design7/18/2016402.898.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Creighton University7/18/2016402.280.2703NoN/ANoStudents can petition the College of Arts and Sciences for ASL to fulfill admissions and graduation requirements.
Dana College [closed]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Doane University7/18/2016402.826.2161No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment credits for ASL will fulfill the graduation requirement. Students also need to take 1 cultural competency course.
Grace University7/18/2016402.449.2800Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorPastoral ministry majors must take Greek
Hastings College7/18/2016800.532.7642Yes2 yearsNoStudents must take at least 1 year of a language on campus
ITT Technical Institute - Omaha [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Kaplan University - Lincoln7/18/2016800.987.7734No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Kaplan University - Omaha7/18/2016800.987.7734No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Midland Lutheran College [see Midland University]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Midland University7/18/2016800.642.8382Yes1 yearYes
Nebraska Christian College10/21/2016402.935.9400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Nebraska Methodist College7/18/2016402.354.7000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Nebraska Wesleyan University7/18/2016800.541.3818NoN/ANoMust take 1 year of spoken language
Peru State College7/18/2016402.872.3815No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
St. Gregory the Great Seminary12/9/2016402.643.8145No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students must take 1 semester of Spanish
Union College 7/18/2016402.486.2600NoN/ANo
University of Nebraska - Kearney7/18/2016308.865.8526NoN/ANoStudents may be offered admissions if 3+ years in high school are taken, but students will need to take 1-2 semesters of a language offered on campus to graduate.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln7/18/2016402.472.7211Yes2 yearsYes
University of Nebraska - Omaha7/18/2016402.554.2800Yes2 yearsYes
University of Nebraska Medical Center [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Wayne State College7/18/2016809.228.9972No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students must take 1 semester of any language on campus
York College 7/18/2016402.363.5600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes

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