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CWUP 5-90-040(6) Foreign Language

The Basic Skills Requirement of the University General Education Policy requires that students have either completed two years of the same foreign language, Native American language, or American Sign Language in high school, or one year of college-level foreign language. If this requirement was completed prior to enrollment at the University, the student must submit official transcripts to the Office of Admissions.

If foreign language has not been satisfied prior to enrollment at CWU, then the student must take one year of foreign language before graduating from the University.

(A) Students seeking the bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree. And who fulfilled the University general education requirements with a DTA Associates degree must show evidence of completion of the foreign language Basic Skills requirement prior to graduation.

(B) Foreign language requirements for any other baccalaureate degree are designated by the individual major or degree program.

(C) Students seeking an exception to CWUP 5-90-040, may satisfy the foreign language exit requirement by passing the CLEP test or passing a foreign language course challenge exam. The foreign language requirement may, under special circumstances, be fulfilled in alternate ways as determined and approved by the chair of the Department of Foreign Languages or designee, in consultation with the Registrar.