ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

South Carolina

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Allen University9/21/2016803.376.5700No language pre-requisiteN/AYesAccepts ASL if it is dual enrollment credit or has an AP exam score of 3+.
Anderson University9/21/2016765.649.9071No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Art Institute of Charleston9/21/2016866.211.0107No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Benedict College9/21/2016803.705.4910NoN/ANo
Bob Jones University9/21/2016864.242.5100Yes2 yearsNoRequirement met if the AP exam is taken, or takes ASL in high school for 4 full years
Charleston School of Law [does not offer undergraduate degrees]12/13/2016843.377.2143N/AN/AN/A
Charleston Southern University9/21/2016843.863.7000NoN/ANoSchool does not recognize ASL as a foreign language
Claflin University9/21/2016803.535.5000Yes2 yearsNo
Clemson University9/21/2016864.656.3311Yes2 yearsYesWill need to take a proficiency exam
Clinton College9/21/2016803.327.7402NoN/ANo
Coastal Carolina University9/21/2016843.347.3161NoN/ADepends on major / minor
College of Charleston9/21/2016843.805.5507NoN/ANo
Columbia International University9/21/2016803.754.4100NoN/ANo
Converse College9/21/2016864.596.9040Yes2 yearsNoMust be AP level
Erksine College9/21/2016800.241.8721Yes2 yearsNo
Francis Marion University9/21/2016800.368.7551Yes2 yearsYesAccepting ASL to fulfill entrance and graduation requirements goes into effect in Fall 2018.
Furman University9/21/2016864.294.2034NoN/ANo
ITT Technical Institute - Columbia [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Greenville [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Myrtle Beach [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - North Charleston [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Johnson and Wales University - Charleston9/21/2016866.598.2427NoN/ANo
Lander University9/21/2016864.388.8000NoN/ANo
Limestone College12/13/2016864.488.4552No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Medical University of South Carolina9/21/2016843.792.2300No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Morris College9/21/2016803.778.1620Yes 2 yearsDepends on major / minor
Newberry College9/21/2016800.845.4955Yes1 yearNoMust take 1 year of any language on campus
North Greenville University9/21/2016864.977.7001No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minor
Presbyterian College9/21/2016864.833.2820Yes2 yearsNoMust be college-level classes, transferred in from another college or dual enrollment credits.
Remington College - Columbia10/18/2016803.265.4398No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Saint Leo University9/21/2016352.588.8200No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic [does not offer undergraduate degrees]12/13/2016864.578.8770N/AN/AN/A
South Carolina State University9/21/2016803.536.7186Yes2 yearsNo
South University - Columbia 12/13/2016803.799.9082No language pre-requisiteNAYes
Southern Methodist College9/21/2016803.534.7826No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
The Citadel9/21/2016843.225.3294NoN/ANo
University of Phoenix - Columbia12/7/2016803.699.5096No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of South Carolina - Aiken9/21/2016803.641.3366Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
University of South Carolina - Columbia9/21/2016803.777.7700Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
University of South Carolina - Lancaster9/21/2016803.313.7000NoN/ANoWill accept college-level dual enrollment classes or credits transferred from another college.
University of South Carolina - Salkehatchie9/21/2016803.584.3446No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of South Carolina - Sumter9/21/2016803.775.8727NoN/ANoWill accept college-level dual enrollment classes or credits transferred from another college.
University of South Carolina - Union9/21/2016864.424.8100NoN/ANoWill accept college-level dual enrollment classes or credits transferred from another college.
Virginia College - Charleston6/16/2016843.614.4300No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Columbia6/16/2016803.509.7100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Florence6/16/2016843.407.2200No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Greenville12/13/2016864.679.4900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Spartanburg6/16/2016864.504.3200No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Voorhees College9/21/2016803.793.1290NoN/ANo
W.L. Bonner College12/13/2016803.457.6112No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Webster University9/21/2016314.968.6900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Winthrop University9/21/2016800.946.8476Yes 2 yearsDepends on major / minor
Wofford College9/21/2016864.597.4000No 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.