Complete Your Foreign Language Requirement

Foreign_LangStudents in the College of Arts and Sciences are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a foreign language. The typical sequence of UNCG courses for foreign language is 101, 102, 203, and 204. The College considers successful completion of the 204 course a demonstration of proficiency. Students may place out of one or more courses through a placement test.

UNCG offers the following nine language options that meet the foreign language requirement:
American Sign Language Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Chinese
French
German
Japanese
Russian
Spanish
Greek Department of Classical Studies
Latin

Foreign Language FAQ

Q. I have a documented learning disability and a demonstrable long-standing difficulty learning a foreign language. What are my options?

A. You can learn more about our modified language options Spanish Major
Information for those who need assistance beyond our modified language courses should download information about the options here.

Q. English is my second language and/or I am already proficient in a foreign language. Do I need to complete the foreign language requirement?

A. For native speakers of languages other than English, intermediate proficiency in English will fulfill your foreign language requirement.  Additionally, you will be asked to demonstrate your ESL status through one of the methods detailed here.

Q. I would like to take a Foreign Language Proficiency Exam. What do I do?

A. Please fill out the following Foreign Language Proficiency Exam Request Form.