ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Oregon

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Concordia University - Portland7/15/2016503.288.9371No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Corban University7/15/2016503.581.8600No language pre-requisiteN/ANoB.A. students must take a language on campus. B.S. students have no additional language requirements.
Eastern Oregon University7/15/2016541.962.3672Yes2 yearsYes
Eugene Bible College [see Northwest Christian University]N/AN/AN/AN/A
George Fox University7/15/2016503.538.8383No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
ITT Technical Institute - Portland [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Salem [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Lewis and Clark College7/15/2016503.768.7040Yes3 yearsNoWill need to take 1 semester of foreign language on campus
Linfield College7/15/2016503.883.2200No language pre-requisiteN/ANoB.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.
Marylhurst University7/15/2016503.699.6268No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Multnomah University7/15/2016503.351.6485No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
National College of Natural Medicine7/15/2016503.552.1555No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Northwest Christian University7/15/2016541.343.1641Yes1 yearNoAll B.A. students must take 1 year of foreign language on campus.
Oregon College of Art and Craft7/15/2016971.255.4192No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Oregon Health and Science University [does not offer undergraduate programs]7/15/2016503.494.8311N/AN/AN/A
Oregon Institute of Technology7/15/2016541.885.1000Yes2 yearsYes
Oregon State University - Corvallis7/15/2016541.737.1000Yes2 yearsYes
Pacific Northwest College of Art7/15/2016503.226.4391No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Pacific University7/15/2016503.352.6151Yes2 yearsNoOnly college-level credits in ASL will fulfill graduation requirements.
Pioneer Pacific College7/15/2016503.682.3903No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Portland State University7/15/2016503.725.3000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Reed College7/15/2016503.777.7511Yes2 yearsNoMust take 1 year of language on campus
Southern Oregon University7/15/2016541.552.7672Yes2 yearsYes
The Art Institute of Portland7/15/2016888.228.6528No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Oregon7/15/2016800.231.3825Yes2 yearsYes
University of Phoenix - Tigard9/28/2016503.495.2900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Portland7/18/2016503.943.7147Yes2 yearsNoB.A. students need to take 1 year of foreign language on campus. B.S. students have no further foreign language requirement
University of Western States12/13/2016800.641.5641No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Warner Pacific College7/15/2016503.517.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Western Oregon University7/15/2016503.838.8000Yes2 yearsYes
Western Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]12/13/2016503.517.1800N/AN/AN/A
Willamette University7/15/2016503.370.6303Yes3 yearsNoStudents need to take 1 year of language on campus or test out of it via a proficiency exam.

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.