What are my chances of getting accepted into a university without two years of a foreign language?
Great question! The answer, of course, depends on the school. So that's something you're going to have to look into on an individual basis. Some may require you to take some courses before you arrive on campus, others may not have a hard requirement.
But most high schools DO require 2 years of a language to graduate. So my question for you is: have you spoken with your guidance counselor about this? And will you be able to graduate without fulfilling that requirement? I'd highly recommend speaking with him or her just to be safe!
When did colleges and universities nation wide accept American Sign Language as a foreign language requirement?
What colleges and universities do not accept American sign language for the foreign language requirement?
A foreign language is a language that is not often used in a country. When most universities talk about "foreign language," they mean a language other than the main one spoken in your home, or other than the main language that most of your subjects were taught in when you went to school. To be considered a foreign language, the language has to be a language used by humans - so it can't be a…
The entrance requirement is the same for the whole University - 2 years of foreign language. See more details about the entrance requirement here: http://admissions.uiuc.edu/apply/requirements_freshman.html See more info about what foreign language requirements are required for graduation for UIUC here: http://courses.uiuc.edu/cis/gened/urbana/2008/Fall/language.html