Credit Allowances

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"Credit Allowances" are listed for Foreign Language classes. It is based on the student's experience in the language and most from the studies in high school.

Students may begin a study of any language they desire to learn. However, if they want to continue study of language they recently studied in high school, they must adhere to the following guidelines:

A. Students who have had less than two years of that language in high school will enroll in either a 1A or 1B class in that language, depending on the quality of the high school language experience.

B. Students who have studied a language for two years in high school will enroll in a 1B class in that language.

C. Students who have studied a language for three years in high school will enroll in a 2A class in that language.

D. Students who have studied a language for four years in high school will enroll in a 2B in that language.

E. Students who have passed an AP test in a language, or who have five or more years of language study, should consult a department advisor for appropriate placement.

F. Students who have taken Greek and/or Latin in high school should consult the Classical Studies advisor for appropriate placement.

G. Spanish-speaking students who have appropriate oral language skills will enroll in SPanish 4A.

H. Credit may not be awarded for a lower-division language course if the student has received credit for an upper-division course in that language. Exceptions include SPAN 110T and courses taught in English (i.e. FREN 149, GERM 103T, LATIN 132).