ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Vermont

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Bennington College7/14/2016800.833.6845Yes2 yearsYes
Burlington College [closing in 2017]7/14/2016802.923.2105No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Castleton State College8/2/2016800.639.8521Yes1 yearYesCan take cultural exploration courses instead of a language to meet entrance and graduation requirements.
Champlain College8/2/2016802.860.2727NoN/ANo
College of St. Joseph7/14/2016802.776.5205No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Goddard College7/15/2016800.906.8312Yes2 yearsYesAll courses are self-designed and anything may be taken for credit, provided there is a professor on campus qualified to teach the topic.
Green Mountain College7/15/2016800.776.6675Yes1 yearYes
Johnson State College7/15/2016800.635.2356No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Landmark College7/15/2016802.387.6718Yes 1 yearYes
Lyndon State College7/15/2016800.225.1998Yes1 yearNoHave to take a language or global studies course for 1 semester.
Marlboro College8/1/2016800.343.0049No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Middlebury College7/15/2016802.443.3000Yes4 yearsYes
Norwich University7/15/2016802.485.2001NoN/ANo
School for International Training [no undergraduate degrees offered]12/13/2016800.257.7751N/AN/AN/A
Southern Vermont College7/18/2016802.447.6300Yes2 yearsYes
St. Michael’s College8/1/2016800.762.8000Yes3 yearsNoAll students must take 2 semesters of college-level foreign language. Dual-enrollment credits may be transferred.
Sterling College7/18/2016800.648.3591No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Vermont7/18/2016802.656.3370Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck major requirements. International Business majors must take a spoken language.
Vermont College of Fine Arts [no undergraduate degrees offered]12/13/2016802.828.8600N/AN/AN/A
Vermont Technical College7/18/2016800.442.8821No language pre-requisiteN/AYes

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.