Second language requirement


Applies only to students pursuing B.A. and B.F.A. with B.A. general education requirements.

Proficiency through the third term (second semester) of the second year (usually 24 credit hours) of college work, or the equivalent, in a second language.

Proficiency is demonstrated by achieving a C- or better in 203 (the last course in second year

language study). Students who do not meet this standard, including transfer students from accredited and unaccredited U.S. institutions,

can show proficiency by passing the departmental proficiency exam with 80 percent. Native speakers who have attended

high school in their own language may not use that language to fulfill this requirement.

International students whose first language is not English must provide high school or college transcripts as evidence of formal

training in the native language and a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score

of at least 500 (paper based) or a score of at least 61 (internet-based) or a IELTS score of at least 5.0 to the International Education

and Development Office. International students must also meet all special graduation requirements related to writing intensive coursework.



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