ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Wisconsin

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Alverno College8/31/2016414.382.6100Yes1 yearYesN/A
Bellin College8/31/2016920.433.1922No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Beloit College8/30/2016608.363.2500Yes2 yearsYes N/A
Bryant and Stratton College - Milwaukee8/31/2016866.948.0571No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Bryant and Stratton College - Wauwatosa8/31/2016866.948.0571No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Cardinal Stritch University8/31/2016414.410.4000Yes1 yearYesN/A
Carroll University8/31/2016262.524.7220Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Carthage College9/2/2016262.551.6000Yes2 yearsYesN/A
College of Menominee Nation8/31/2016715.799.6226No language pre-requisiteN/ANo Must take one semester of any spoken Native American language
Concordia University - Wisconsin8/31/2016262.243.5700Yes2 yearsNoMust take 1 semester of ASL or other language
DeVry University - Wisconsin [CLOSED IN 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Edgewood College8/31/2016608.663.4861Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Globe University - Eau Claire8/31/2016715.855.6600No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Herzing University - Brookfield12/13/2016800.596.0724No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Herzing University - Kenosha12/13/2016800.596.0724No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Herzing University - Madison12/13/2016800.596.0724No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
ITT Technical Institute - Green Bay [CLOSED IN 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Greenfield [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Madison [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Lakeland University8/31/2016800.569.2166Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Lawrence University8/31/2016920.832.6500Yes2 yearsNoMust take a proficiency exam and score at the intermediate level. If not, 1-2 semesters required of any language
Madison Area Technical College [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Madison Media Institute - Madison8/31/2016888.928.8771No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Maranatha Baptist University9/1/2016800.622.2947No language pre-requisiteN/AYesPastoral Studies students must take Greek. Otherwise, ASL fulfills all graduation requirements.
Marian University9/2/2016800.262.7426Yes2 yearsYesN/A
Marquette University9/1/2016800.222.6544NoN/ANoMust take 1-2 semesters of a spoken language if in the College of Arts & Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin [does not offer undergraduate degrees]414.955.8296N/AN/AN/AN/A
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design9/1/2016414.291.8070No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Milwaukee School of Engineering9/1/2016800.332.6763No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Mount Mary University9/1/2016414.930.3024Yes2 yearsYesMust have a C average. If not, will need to take a language on campus.
Nashotah House Theological Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]262.646.6500N/AN/AN/AN/A
Northland College9/1/2016715.682.1699No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Northland International University [CLOSED IN 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Ottawa University - Brookfield9/1/2016855.774.7714No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Rasmussen College - Appleton12/13/2016920.593.8400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Green Bay12/13/2016920.593.8400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Wausau12/13/2016920.593.8400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Ripon College9/1/2016800.947.4766No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology12/13/2016414.529.6984NoN/ANoAll students must take Latin.
Silver Lake College9/1/2016800.236.4752Yes1 yearYesN/A
St. Norbert College9/1/2016920.403.3005Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Phoenix - Milwaukee10/18/2016414.410.7900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire9/16/2016715.836.5415Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay9/1/2016920.465.2111Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse9/1/2016608.789.8939Yes3 yearsYesN/A
University of Wisconsin - Madison9/1/2016608.262.3961Yes3-4 yearsYesIf ASL is taken for 4 years in high school, all foreign language graduation requirements waived. If ASL is taken for 3 years in high school, graduation requirements will likely be waived.
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee9/1/2016414.229.2222Yes3 yearsYesIf less than 3 years of ASL is taken in high school, graduation requirements will not be fulfilled.
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh9/1/2016920.424.1234No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 2 semesters of any language on campus. B.S. students do not need to take world language courses.
University of Wisconsin - Parkside9/1/2016262.595.2355Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Wisconsin - Platteville9/2/2016608.342.1125Yes1 yearYesN/A
University of Wisconsin - River Falls9/2/2016715.425.3500No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point9/1/2016715.346.2441Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 2 semesters of any language on campus. B.S. students do not need to take world language courses.
University of Wisconsin - Stout9/1/2016715.232.1411Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Wisconsin - Superior9/1/2016715.394.8230Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorB.A. students must take 2 semesters of any language on campus. B.S. students do not need to take world language courses.
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater9/1/2016262.472.1234No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Viterbo University9/2/2016608.796.3010No language pre-requisiteN/ANoB.A. students must take 2 semesters of any language on campus. B.S. students do not need to take world language courses.
Wisconsin Lutheran College9/6/2016414.443.8800Yes3 yearsYesStudents pursuing a B.A. degree need to take ASL for 3 years. Can take classes in high school or transfer dual enrollment credits
Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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.