Welcome! Modern Foreign Languages offers the following programs: major Spanish (B.A. degree); Recognition of Proficiency and minors in French, German, Japanese and Spanish.
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Majors & Recognition of Proficiency
Majors in foreign languages are required to complete a language immersion experience as approved by the faculty adviser. A Recognition of Proficiency in French, German, Japanese, or Spanish language and culture entails at least 15 hours of upper-division coursework.
Placement & Retro Credit for Proficiency
Students who entered with two or more high school units of Spanish or French, and who wish to continue in the same language, will take the department's placement exam and, based on the results of that exam, will be advised to enroll in 115 or a more advanced class.