All students who earn a degree within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences* are required to demonstrate proficiency in the language of their choice through the 1202 level. Proficiency can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:
Completing the required coursework at UNC Charlotte
Completing three years of the same foreign language in high school through level three
Achieving a satisfactory score on the foreign languages placement test (in Spanish, French, or German)
Through approved transfer or transient credit earned at other accredited institutions
By transferring in with an A.A., A.S. or A.F.A. degree
A combination of the above methods (e.g., placing out of or earning transfer or transient credit for 1201 and completing the 1202 course, completing 1201 and placing out of or earning transfer or transient credit for 1202)
The following courses meet the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ foreign language requirement. Please note that the below courses also have prerequisites that students must meet prior to enrolling in the courses.
This requirement applies to all students entering any degree program within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences except those students whose primary major is in the College of Engineering and are enrolled in one of the Dual Degree Programs with Physics.
Additionally, students in select departments have to satisfy a proficiency requirement through the intermediate (2000) or advanced (3000) level for their major. All students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences should consult with their major department to determine whether or not they are required to complete the intermediate or advanced proficiency requirement as part of their major or related coursework.