ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Texas

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Abilene Christian University9/12/2016800.460.628Yes3 yearsNoAll students must take 1 semester of cultural awareness (foreign language or another course). Dual credit ASL courses can fulfill this requirement.
Academy of Oriental Medicine - Austin [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Ambassador University [closed in 1997]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
American Intercontinental University - Houston9/12/2016855.377.1888No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Angelo State University9/12/2016800.946.8627Yes2 yearsYesN/A
AONA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine [does not offer undergraduate degrees]3/15/2017800.824.9987N/AN/AN/AN/A
Argosy University - Dallas9/21/2016214.890.9900No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Arlington Baptist College9/19/2016817.461.8741Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Austin College9/12/2016903.813.2000Yes2 yearsNoMust take 3 semesters on campus. Can transfer dual enrollment credits
Austin Graduate School of Theology7/15/2016866.AUS.GRADNo language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]2/15/2017512.404.4800N/AN/AN/AN/A
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary2/15/2016800.259.5673No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Baptist University of the Americas9/13/2016210.924.4338No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students need to take 3 semesters of foreign language. Can transfer ASL dual enrollment credits
Baylor College of Medicine [see Baylor University]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Baylor University9/12/2016800.229.5678No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust take 1 year of foreign language. Each major may vary.
Brazosport College9/12/2016979.230.3000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Brite Divinity School [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Houston9/29/2016713.277.9800No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Irving9/29/2016469.706.6705No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Pearland9/29/2016832.664.7000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
College of Biblical Studies - Houston9/12/2016844.227.9673No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Columbia College - Fort Worth9/14/2016817.377.3276No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia College - Mesquite9/14/2016972.860.5332No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Concordia University Texas - Austin9/14/2016512.315.3000Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Criswell College2/15/2016214.818.1391No language pre-requisiteN/ANoStudents must take Hebrew and Greek at the college
Dallas Baptist University9/12/2016214.333.7100Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students need to take 2 semesters of foreign language on campus. ASL dual enrollment credits are accepted. B.S. students do not need further foreign language.
Dallas Christian College9/14/2016972.241.3371Yes1 yearYesN/A
Dallas Theological Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]2/15/2016800.387.9673No language pre-requisiteN/AN/AN/A
DeVry University - Austin9/19/2016512.231.2500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Chesapeake9/19/2016757.382.5680No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Irving9/19/2016972.929.5777No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - San Antonio9/19/2016877.633.3879No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Texas: Austin9/12/2016512.231.2500No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
DeVry University - Texas: Irving9/12/2016972.929.6777No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
DeVry University - Texas: Mesquite9/12/2016866.733.3879No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
DeVry University - Texas: San Antonio9/12/2016210.524.5400No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
East Texas Baptist University9/12/2016903.935.7963Yes1 yearYesN/A
Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics2/13/2016972.708.7343No language pre-requisiteN/AN/AOnly offers a B.A. completion program in general studies
Hardin-Simmons University9/12/2016325.670.1000Yes2 yearsDepends 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.
Houston Baptist University9/12/2016281.649.3000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Howard Payne University9/13/2016325.649.8020Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 3 semesters of any foreign language. ASL dual enrollment credits accepted. B.S. students must take 1 semester of any foreign language. ASL dual enrollment credits accepted.
Huston-Tillotson University9/12/2016512.505.3028No language pre-requisiteN/ANoOne year foreign language study on campus required. Can transfer ASL dual enrollment credits.
ITT Technical Institute - Austin [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Dallas [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Ft. Worth [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Houston North [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Houston South [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Houston West [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - San Antonio East [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - San Antonio West [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - South Dallas [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Waco [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Jarvis Christian College9/13/2016903.730.4890Yes1 yearNoAll students must take 1 year of any language on campus.
Lamar University9/12/2016409.880.8888Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorMost degrees do not require additional foreign language. Check each degree plan for chosen major for confirmation.
LeTourneau University9/12/2016800.759.8811Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 2 semesters of any language on campus or transfer dual enrollment ASL credits. B.S. students have no further foreign language requirement.
Lubbock Christian University9/13/2016806.796.8800Yes2 yearsNoMust take 1 semester on campus or transfer ASL dual enrollment credits
McMurry University9/13/2016325.793.4700Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Midland College9/13/2016432.685.4500No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Midwestern State University9/13/2016940.397.4334Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors may require additional semesters of language study.
National American University - Austin9/13/2016512.651.4700No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Northwood University - Texas [CLOSED IN 2014]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Oblate School of Theology [does not offer undergraduate degrees]2/13/2016210.341.1366No language pre-requisiteN/AN/A
Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio9/13/2016210.434.6711Yes2 yearsNoMust take 1-2 semesters of a language offered on campus. Dual enrollment credits for ASL accepted.
Parker University - Dallas9/12/2016800.637.8337No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Paul Quinn College9/13/2016214.379.5449Yes2 yearsNoN/A
Prairie View A&M University9/13/2016936.261.1000Yes1 yearDepends on major / minor
Remington College - Dallas10/18/2016972.268.6506No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Remington College - Fort Worth10/18/2016817.522.4500No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Remington College - Houston Greenspoint10/18/2016832.699.2221No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Remington College - Houston Webster10/18/2016713.581.9000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Rice University9/13/2016713.348.7423Yes3 yearsYesN/A
Sam Houston State University9/13/2016936.294.1111No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Schreiner University9/13/2016830.792.7217Yes3 yearsYesN/A
Seminary of the Southwest [does not offer undergraduate degrees]2/13/2016512.472.4133N/AN/AN/A
South Texas University9/12/2016800.742.7822No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
South University - Austin1/10/2017512.516.8800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southern Methodist University9/15/2016214.768.2058Yes2 yearsNoAll students must take 2 semesters of any foreign language on campus. Can also take a placement exam in ASL to fulfill this requirement.
Southwestern Adventist University9/13/2016817.645.3921Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Southwestern Assemblies of God University9/14/2016888.937.7248Yes1 yearYesN/A
Southwestern Christian College9/13/2016972.524.3341No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas [no undergraduate degrees offered]2/13/2016214.648.5617N/AN/AN/A
Southwestern University9/13/2016512.863.6511Yes3 yearsNoAll students take two years on campus unless transferring ASL dual enrollment credits
St. Edward’s University9/15/2016512.448.8400Yes2 yearsNoMust take 2 semesters on campus
St. Mary's University 9/13/2016210.436.3126Yes3 yearsNoAll students must take 1-2 semesters of any language on campus or transfer dual enrollment ASL cerdits
Stephen F. Austin State University9/13/2016936.468.3401Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
Sul Ross State University9/14/2016432.837.8050No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Tarleton State University9/13/2016254.968. 9125Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 2 semesters of foreign language on campus unless had taken 3+ years of ASL in high school. B.S. students have no further foreign language requirements.
Texas A & M International University9/13/2016956.326.2200Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minorArts & Sciences majors must study abroad or take advanced language on campus. Can transfer dual enrollment credits in ASL.
Texas A & M University - College Station9/13/2016979.845.1060Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Texas A & M University - Commerce9/13/2016903.886.5000Yes1 yearDepends on major / minorDifferent programs have different language requirements. Check your degree plan.
Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi9/12/2016361.825.7024Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Texas A & M University - Galveston9/12/2016409.740.4414Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 3+ years in high school to fulfill foreign language requirement. B.S. students have no further foreign language requirements.
Texas A & M University - Kingsville9/14/2016361.593.2315Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorMust check graduation requirements for each major. Arts and Sciences students may have different requirements.
Texas A & M University - Texarkana9/14/2016903.223.3000Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
Texas A & M University Health Science Center9/12/2016979.436.0110No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Texas Chiropractic College [no undergraduate degrees offered]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Texas Christian University9/14/2016817.257.7490No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students must take one year of foreign language on campus or transfer dual enrollment units. Special note: Incoming applications are reviewed carefully if transcripts show the student took ASL. Admissions committee members evaluate whether the applicant’s stated intended major is a good fit for ASL. If it isn’t, additional language requirements may be placed on conditional admission.
Texas College9/13/2016800.306.6299Yes2 yearsNoAll students must take 2 semesters of any foreign language offered on campus
Texas Health and Sciences University9/13/2016512.444.8082No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Texas Lutheran University9/13/2016830.372.8050Yes2 yearsNoMust take 1 semester of language offered on campus. Can transfer ASL dual enrollment credits
Texas Southern University9/14/2016713.313.7071No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorMust check graduation requirements for each major to determine whether ASL fulfills specific requirements
Texas State University - San Marcos9/14/2016512.245.2111Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
Texas Tech University9/13/2016806.742.1480Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center9/13/2016806.743.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Texas Wesleyan University9/13/2016817.531.4422No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorEach department has different requirements
Texas Women’s University9/13/2016940.898.3188Yes2 yearsYesN/A
The Art Institute of Austin9/12/2016512.691.1707No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
The Art Institute of Dallas9/12/2016214.692.8080No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
The Art Institute of Houston9/12/2016713.623.2040No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
The College of Fisher More [CLOSED IN 2014]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
The King’s University - Texas10/17/2016817.722.1700No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Trinity University9/15/2016800.874.6489Yes2 yearsNoAll students need to take 2 semesters on campus
University of Dallas9/14/2016972.721.5266Yes2 yearsNoAll students take 1-2 semesters of foreign language on campus. Dual enrollment credits in ASL are accepted.
University of Houston9/14/2016713.743.1010Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Houston - Clear Lake9/14/2016281.283.2500Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Houston - Downtown9/14/2016713.221.8000Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Houston - Victoria9/12/2016361.570.4848No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorMust check degree plan. Posted online
University of Mary Hardin - Baylor9/12/2016254.295.8642Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of North Texas9/14/2016940.565.2681No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorCollege of Arts & Science: May have further foreign language requirements. B.S. students have no additional language requirements.
University of North Texas - Denton2/15/2016800.RELAYTXNo language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Arlington12/7/2016817.505.4200No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Austin10/18/2016512.344.1400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Dallas12/7/2016972.385.1055No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - El Paso12/7/2016915.599.5900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Houston12/7/2016713.465.9966No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Killeen12/7/2016245.501.6950No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - San Antonio9/28/2016210.524.2100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Woodlands10/18/2016281.298.3500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of St. Thomas9/14/2016713.525.3500Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Texas - Arlington9/14/2016817.272.2090Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
University of Texas - Austin9/13/2016512.475.7399Yes2 yearsNoAll students need to take at least 1 year on campus. Dual enrollment credits for ASL are accepted. Note: Recommended to take 3+ years of ASL for admission. Two years is the minimum.
University of Texas - Brownsville [CLOSED IN 2015. See University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
University of Texas - Dallas9/14/2016972.883.2270Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
University of Texas - El Paso9/13/2016915.747.5000Yes3 yearsNoAll students have to take 2 semesters of foreign language on campus. CLEP and dual enrollment credits for ASL are accepted.
University of Texas - Pan American [CLOSED IN 2015. See University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley9/14/2016956.882.8295Yes1 yearNoOnly dual enrollment credits can fulfill the graduation requirement. Must take 1 year of foreign language to graduate.
University of Texas - San Antonio9/13/2016210.458.4011Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Texas - Tyler9/13/2016903.566.7203Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Texas Health Sciences Center - Houston9/13/2016713.500.3361No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
University of Texas Health Sciences Center - San Antonio9/13/2016210.567.6220No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
University of Texas Medical Branch9/14/2016409.772.8271Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Texas of the Permian Basin9/14/2016432.552.2605Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of the Incarnate Word9/12/2016210.829.6005Yes3 yearsYesN/A
Virginia College - Austin6/16/2016512.371.3500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Lubbock6/16/2016806.784.1900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
WAde College - Dallas Design and Merchandising2/16/2016888.582.7042No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Wayland Baptist University9/12/2016806.291.3500NoN/ANoWill need to take 2 semesters on campus
West Texas A & M University9/12/2016806.651.0000Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Western Governor’s University - Texas2/13/2016877.214.7011No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Westwood College - Dallas [CLOSED IN 2013]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Westwood College - Fort Worth [CLOSED IN 2014]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Westwood College - Houston South [CLOSED IN 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Wiley College9/12/2016903.927.3311No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust take 2 semesters of spoken language

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.