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DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES AND CLASSICS (CHI, CL, FR, GN, GR, IT, JA, LA, RUS, AND SP)

Professor Michael D. Picone, Chairperson
Office: 200 B. B. Comer Hall

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics offers majors in foreign languages and literature (tracks in French, German, Latin, Greek, and classical civilization) and in Spanish. Minors are available in Chinese, foreign languages and literature (tracks in French, German, Greek, and Latin), Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Russian. The Critical Languages Program, housed within the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, provides instruction in other languages considered "critical" for fulfillment of academic and professional objectives (see Critical Languages Center below).

Students normally do not receive credit for 100-level courses, 200-level courses, conversation courses, and some other courses in languages in which they have native competency. Contact the appropriate language advisor for questions in this matter.

Foreign Languages and Literature (FLLT) Major

There are five tracks leading to the major in foreign languages and literature. Special provisions allow students to pursue both a major and a minor track or two major tracks in foreign languages and literature.

Classical Civilization

Requirements for the classical civilization track of the foreign languages and literature major. The classical civilization track requires 33 hours distributed as follows: 6 hours of intermediate language courses (LA 201 and LA 202 or GR 201 and GR 202), 6 hours of civilization/culture courses (CL 222, CL 345, CL 350, CL 384, CL 385, CL 386), 6 hours of literature courses (CL 370 and CL 380), and 15 additional hours in Classics (CL) courses or 300- or 400-level courses in Greek (GR) or Latin (LA). A minimum of 12 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

French

Placement. FR 101 is open to students who have no prior high-school or college study of French, who have fewer than two high-school units of French, or who have departmental approval. Students with fewer than two high-school units of French who wish to continue the study of that language are not required to take the French Placement Examination; they will be placed in FR 101. FR 102 is open only to students who have completed FR 101 at The University of Alabama with a grade of "C" or better, or with departmental approval. Students with transfer credit equivalent to FR 101 will ordinarily be placed in FR 103 or, with departmental approval, in FR 102. FR 103 (an intensive review of elementary French) is open to students who have two or more high-school units of French or transfer credit equivalent to FR 101. Students entering the University with two or more high-school units of French will ordinarily be placed in FR 103 unless they take the French Placement Examination and score at a level for placement in FR 201 or a higher-level French course.

Successful completion of FR 101 and FR 102 (or FR 103) fulfills the foreign language (FL) requirement of the University Core Curriculum. Students with two high-school units of French who take the French Placement Examination and score at a level for placement in FR 201 or a higher-level French course fulfill the FL requirement of the core curriculum upon successful completion of the course into which they are placed; they may qualify for college credit equivalent to lower-level French courses (see "College Credit Options" below).

Students with native competency in French and bilingual American students are placed individually by an advisor from the French faculty. Individuals with native competency may not enroll in French conversation (FR 321) or any other courses below the level of FR 321.

College credit options. Students placed in FR 201 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for FR 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students placed in FR 202 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for FR 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass") and FR 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students similarly placed in a 300- or 400-level French course who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for FR 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass"), FR 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"), and FR 202 (3 hours, grade of "Pass").

Requirements for the French track of the foreign languages and literature major. The French track requires 33 hours in French courses numbered 200 or above, distributed as follows: 6 hours of intermediate language courses (FR 201 and FR 202), 6 hours of civilization/culture courses (FR 331, FR 361, FR 431, FR 461, or topic-appropriate FR 470 or FR 480), and 6 hours of literature courses (FR 341 and FR 351, or FR 341 or FR 351 and another 3-hour literature course or a topic appropriate FR 470 or FR 480). The French track requires 15 additional hours of courses at the 300 or 400 level, which must include FR 321, FR 323, and FR 421. Unless prerequisites for a particular course state otherwise, courses at the 300 or 400 level may be taken in any order. A minimum of 12 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Students enrolled in the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration may pursue a dual major program combining the French track of the foreign language major and international business. French track requirements for the dual major program vary slightly from the above description. See Curriculum III in the section of this catalog devoted to the programs of the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.

Study abroad is strongly encouraged for students studying French.

A Suggested Sequence of Courses for the French Track
FRESHMAN YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
FR 1014
EN 1013
MATH13–4
Natural science4
Elective1–3
___
15–17
Second Semester
CourseHours
FR 1024
EN 1023
History23
Natural science4
Elective1–3
___
15–17
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
FR 2013
EN 2053
Humanities23
Social and behavioral sciences13
Minor3
___
15
Second Semester
CourseHours
FR 2023
EN 2063
Social and behavioral sciences23
Minor3
Fine arts23
___
15
 
JUNIOR YEAR3
First Semester
CourseHours
FR 3213
Minor3
History or social and behavioral sciences23
Writing course3
Elective3
___
15
Second Semester
CourseHours
FR 3233
FR 3313
Minor3
Writing course3
Elective3
___
15
 
SENIOR YEAR3
First Semester
CourseHours
FR 341, FR 3513
French civilization elective3
French elective3
Minor3
Elective3
___
15
Second Semester
CourseHours
FR 4213
French literature elective3
French elective3
Minor3–6
Elective3
___
15–18
 
Total: At least 120

1MATH course number is determined by placement. MATH 110 or higher is required.
2A maximum of 6 hours in any one department may be applied to the humanities, literature, and fine arts (HU, L, FA) and history and social and behavioral sciences (HI, SB) requirements.
3Six hours in courses designated W must be included in the junior or senior year. A minimum of 36 hours in 300- and 400-level courses, including 12 hours in the major and 6 hours in the minor, must be completed on this campus.

German

Placement. GN 101 is open only to students who have no prior high-school or college study of German or who have fewer than two high-school units of German. Students with fewer than two high-school units of German who wish to continue the study of German are not required to take the placement examination; they will be placed in GN 101. GN 102 is open only to students who have completed GN 101 with a grade of "C" or better and to students with two or more high-school units of German who have been placed in GN 102. Students with two or more high-school units of German must take the placement examination and will be placed in GN 102 or a higher course based on their placement examination scores. GN 103 is open to students with no prior study of German and by placement.

Successful completion of GN 101 and GN 102, or GN 103, or GN 111 fulfills the foreign language requirement of the University Core Curriculum. Students with two high-school units of German who take the German Placement Examination and score at a level for placement in GN 201 or a higher-level course fulfill the FL requirement of the core curriculum upon successful completion of the course into which they are placed; they may qualify for college credit equivalent to lower-level German courses (see "College Credit Options" below).

College credit options. Students placed in GN 201 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for GN 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students placed in GN 202 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for GN 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass") and GN 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students similarly placed in a 300- or 400-level German course who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for GN 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass"), GN 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"), and GN 202 (3 hours, grade of "Pass").

Requirements for the German track of the foreign languages and literature major. The German track requires 32 hours in German courses, distributed as follows: 6 hours of intermediate language courses (GN 201 and GN 202), 6 hours of civilization/culture courses (GN 371 and GN 372), and 6 hours of literature courses (GN 403 and GN 404, or GN 403 or GN 404 and an additional 3-hour literature course). The German track requires 14 additional hours of German courses, which must include GN 361. A minimum of 12 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus. Not more than 4 credit hours from GN 205 and GN 206 combined can be applied to the minimum number of hours required for completion of the German track.

Students enrolled in the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration may pursue a dual major program combining the German track of the foreign language major and international business. German track requirements for the dual major program vary slightly from the above description. See Curriculum III in the section of this catalog devoted to the programs of the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.

Study abroad is strongly encouraged for students studying German.

A Suggested Sequence of Courses for the German Track
FRESHMAN YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
GN 1014
EN 1013
MATH13
History2 (HY 101recommended)3
Natural science 4
___
14–17
Second Semester
CourseHours
GN 1024
EN 102 3
Fine arts23
History or social and behavioral sciences2 (HY 102recommended)3
Natural science4
___
17
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
GN 2013
EN 205 3
Social and behavioral sciences23
Minor3
Humanities23
___
15
Second Semester
Course Hours
GN 202 3
EN 2063
Social and behavioral sciences23
Minor 3
Elective3
___
15
 
JUNIOR YEAR3
First Semester
Course Hours
GN 361 3
GN 3713
GY 3463
Minor3
Elective3
___
15
Second Semester
Course Hours
GN 3723
HY 3553
Minor3
Electives6–9
___
15–18
 
SENIOR YEAR3
First Semester
Course Hours
GN 4033
Minor3–6
Electives 9
___
15–18
Second Semester
CourseHours
German literature elective3
German elective, 300- or400-level3
Minor 3–6
Electives6–9
___
15–18
 
Total: At least 120

1MATH course number is determined by placement. MATH 110 or higher is required.
2A maximum of 6 hours in any one department may be applied to the humanities, literature, and fine arts (HU, L, FA) and history and social and behavioral sciences (HI, SB) requirements.
3Six hours in courses designated W must be included in the junior or senior year. A minimum of 36 hours in 300- and 400-level courses, including 12 hours in the major and 6 hours in the minor, must be completed on this campus.

Greek

Requirements for the Greek track of the foreign languages and literature major. The object of study is ancient Greek. The Greek track requires 33 hours, distributed as follows: 6 hours of intermediate language courses (GR 201 and GR 202), 6 hours of civilization/culture courses (selected from CL 222, CL 345, CL 385), and 6 hours of literature courses (CL 380 and GR 490). The Greek track requires 15 additional hours: 9 hours in Greek at the 300 or 400 level and 6 other hours in Greek (GR), Latin (LA), or classics (CL). A minimum of 12 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus. For a suggested sequence of courses, see the Latin track and consult the footnotes.

Latin

Placement. LA 101 is open only to students who have no prior high-school or college study of Latin or who have fewer than two high-school units of Latin. Students with fewer than two high-school units of Latin who wish to continue the study of that language are not required to take the Latin Placement Examination; they will be placed in LA 101. LA 102 is open only to students who have completed LA 101 or who have two or more high-school units of Latin and place in LA 102 based on the Latin placement examination. Students with two or more high-school units of Latin are required to take the Latin placement examination; they will be placed in LA 102 or a higher-level Latin course based on their placement examination score.

Successful completion of LA 101 and LA 102 (or LA 102) fulfills the foreign language (FL) requirement of the University Core Curriculum. Students with two high-school units of Latin who take the Latin placement examination and score at a level for placement in LA 201 or a higher-level Latin course fulfill the FL requirement of the core curriculum upon successful completion of the course into which they are placed; they may qualify for college credit equivalent to lower-level Latin courses (see "College Credit Options" below).

College credit options. Students placed in LA 201 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for LA 102 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students placed in LA 202 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for LA 102 (3 hours, grade of "Pass") and LA 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students similarly placed in LA 301 or a higher-level Latin course who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for LA 102 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"), LA 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"), and LA 202 (3 hours, grade of "Pass").

Requirements for the Latin track of the foreign languages and literature major. The Latin track requires 33 hours, distributed as follows: 6 hours of intermediate language courses (LA 201 and LA 202), 6 hours of civilization/culture courses (selected from CL 222, CL 350, CL 386), and 6 hours of literature courses (LA 490 and 3 hours selected from LA 480, CL 370, or CL 380). The Latin track also requires 15 additional hours: 9 hours in Latin at the 300 or 400 level and 6 other hours in Latin (LA), Greek (GR), or classics (CL). A minimum of 12 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

A Suggested Sequence of Courses for the Latin Track1
FRESHMAN YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
LA 10113
EN 1013
MATH63–4
Natural science4
History43
___
16–17
Second Semester
CourseHours
LA 10213
EN 1023
Fine arts43
Natural science4
History or social and behavioral sciences43
___
16
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
LA 20113
EN 2053
Humanities43
Minor3
Social and behavioral sciences43
___
15
Second Semester
CourseHours
LA 20213
EN 2063
Social and behavioral sciences43
Minor3
Elective3
___
15
 
JUNIOR YEAR5
First Semester
CourseHours
LA 30113
CL 38623
Minor3
Electives6
___
15
Second Semester
CourseHours
LA 30213
Minor3
Electives9
___
15
 
SENIOR YEAR5
First Semester
CourseHours
LA 49013
GR 10133
Minor3–6
Writing course3
Electives3–6
___
15–18
Second Semester
CourseHours
CL 222 or CL 3503
GR 1023 3
Minor3–6
Writing course3
Electives3–6
___
15–18
 
Total: At least 120
1Assuming a concentration in Latin; if one chooses a concentration in Greek, simply substitute GR for LA in course designations.
2Substitute CL 385 if concentration is in Greek.
3For Greek concentration substitute LA.
4A maximum of 6 hours in any one department may be applied to the humanities, literature, and fine arts (HU, L, FA) and history and social and behavioral sciences (HI, SB) requirements.
5Six hours in courses designated W must be included in the junior or senior year. A minimum of 36 hours in 300- and 400-level courses, including 12 hours in the major and 6 hours in the minor, must be completed on this campus.
6MATH course number is determined by placement. MATH 110 or higher is required.

Spanish Major

Placement. SP 101 is open to students who have no prior high-school or college study of Spanish, who have fewer than two high-school units of Spanish, or who have departmental approval. Students with fewer than two high-school units of Spanish who wish to continue the study of that language are not required to take the Spanish Placement Examination; they will be placed in SP 101. SP 102 is open only to students who have completed SP 101 at The University of Alabama with a grade of "C" or higher or with departmental approval. Students with transfer credit equivalent to SP 101 will ordinarily be placed in SP 103, or with departmental approval, in SP 102. SP 103 (an intensive review of elementary Spanish) is open to students who have two or more high-school units of Spanish or transfer credit equivalent to SP 101. Students entering the University with two or more high-school units of Spanish will ordinarily be placed in SP 103 unless they take the Spanish Placement Examination and score at a level for placement in SP 201 or a higher-level Spanish course.

Successful completion of SP 101 and SP 102 (or SP 103) fulfills the foreign language (FL) requirement of the University Core Curriculum. Students with two high-school units of Spanish who take the Spanish Placement Examination and score at a level for placement in SP 201 or a higher-level Spanish course fulfill the FL requirement of the core curriculum upon successful completion of the course into which they are placed; they may qualify for college credit equivalent to lower-level Spanish courses (see "College Credit Options" below).

Students with native competency in Spanish and bilingual American students will be placed individually by an advisor from the Spanish faculty. Individuals with native competency may not enroll in Spanish courses below the level of SP 356.

College credit options. Students placed in SP 201 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for SP 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students placed in SP 202 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for SP 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass") and SP 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students similarly placed in a 300- or 400-level Spanish course who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for SP 103 (4 hours, grade of "Pass"), SP 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"), and SP 202 (3 hours, grade of "Pass").

Requirements for the major in Spanish. The Spanish major requires 27 semester hours in courses numbered 300 or above, including SP 353; SP 356; SP 364 or SP 366; 6 hours selected from SP 371, SP 372, SP 375, and SP 376; SP 491 and one additional course at the 400 level. A minimum of 12 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Students enrolled in the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration may pursue a dual major program in Spanish and international business. Spanish requirements for the dual major are multiple and vary slightly from the above description. See Curriculum III in the section of this catalog devoted to the programs of the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.

A Suggested Sequence of Courses for the Spanish Major
FRESHMAN YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
SP 1014
EN 1013
MATH13–4
Natural science4
___
14–15
Second Semester
CourseHours
SP 1024
EN 1023
History23
Natural science4
___
14
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
First Semester
CourseHours
SP 2013
EN 20523
Social and behavioral sciences23
Humanities23
Minor3
___
15
Second Semester
CourseHours
SP 2023
EN 20623
Social and behavioral sciences23
Fine arts23
Minor3
___
15
 
JUNIOR YEAR3
First Semester
CourseHours
SP 3533
SP 364, SP 371, or SP 3753
Minor3
History or social and behavioral sciences23
Elective3
___
15
Second Semester
CourseHours
SP 3563
SP 366, SP 372, or SP 3763
Minor3
Writing course3
Elective3
___
15
 
SENIOR YEAR3
First Semester
CourseHours
SP 4913
SP electives3–6
Minor3–6
Electives1–6
___
16–18
Second Semester
CourseHours
SP 400-level elective3
SP electives3–6
Minor3–6
Electives1–6
___
16–18
 
Total: At least 120

1MATH course number is determined by placement. MATH 110 or higher is required.
2A maximum of 6 hours in any one department may be applied to the humanities, literature, and fine arts (HU, L, FA) and history and social and behavioral sciences (HI, SB) requirements.
3Six hours in courses designated W must be included in the junior or senior year. A minimum of 36 hours in 300- and 400-level courses, including 12 hours in the major and 6 hours in the minor, must be completed on this campus.

Chinese Minor (CHI)

Koji Arizumi, Acting Director
Offices: 200-D B. B. Comer Hall

Requirements for the minor in Chinese language. The minor in Chinese requires 20 hours including CHI 101, CHI 102, CHI 201, CHI 202, and either CHI 301 and CHI 302, or CHI 401 and CHI 402. A minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Foreign Languages and Literature (FLLT) Minor

There are four tracks leading to the minor in foreign languages and literature. Special provisions allow students to pursue both a major and a minor track or two minor tracks in foreign languages and literature.

French

Requirements for the French track of the foreign languages and literature minor. The French track requires 18 hours numbered 200 or above, including FR 321 or FR 323; FR 421; and 6 additional hours at the 300 or 400 level. Unless prerequisites for a particular course state otherwise, courses at the 300 or 400 level may be taken in any order. A minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Study abroad is encouraged for students studying French.

German

Requirements for the German track of the foreign languages and literature minor. The German track requires 21–23 hours of German coursework. One of the following sequences is required:

In either sequence, a minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus. Not more than 4 credit hours from GN 205 and GN 206 combined can be applied to the minimum number of hours required for completion of the German track.

Study abroad is encouraged for students studying German.

Greek

Requirements for the Greek track of the foreign languages and literature minor. The Greek track requires 18 hours, distributed as follows: 6 hours of Greek (including GR 201), 6 hours of classics (CL 385 and CL 386), and 6 hours of Greek, Latin, classics, or approved courses related to classical culture in other departments, for example, PHL 251 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. A minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Latin

Requirements for the Latin track of the foreign languages and literature minor. The Latin track requires 18 hours, distributed as follows: 9 hours of Latin (or LA 301 and LA 302), CL 385, CL 386, and 3–6 hours of Latin (LA), Greek (GR), classics (CL), or approved courses related to classical culture in other departments, for example, PHL 251 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. A minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Italian Minor

Requirements for the minor in Italian. The minor in Italian requires 20 hours, including IT 101, IT 102, IT 201, IT 202, and 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level. A minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Japanese Minor

Requirements for the minor in Japanese. The minor in Japanese requires 21 hours, including JA 201; JA 202; JA 301; JA 302 (or JA 360, JA 361); JA 410; JA 411 (or JA 481); and one of the following: JA 356, JA 357, or JA 390 (with approval of the program director). A minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Russian Minor

Placement. RUS 101 and RUS 111 are open only to students who have no prior high-school or college study of Russian or who have fewer than two high-school units of Russian. Students with fewer than two high-school units of Russian who wish to continue the study of Russian are not required to take the placement examination; they will be placed in RUS 101. RUS 102 is open only to students who have completed RUS 101 with a grade of "C" or better and to students with two or more high-school units of Russian who have been placed in RUS 102. Students with two or more high-school units of Russian must take the placement examination and will be placed in RUS 102 or a higher course based on their placement examination scores.

Successful completion of RUS 101 and RUS 102, RUS 102, or RUS 111 fulfills the foreign language requirement of the University Core Curriculum. Students with two high-school units of Russian who take the Russian Placement Examination and score at a level for placement in RUS 201 or a higher-level course fulfill the FL requirement of the core curriculum upon successful completion of the course into which they are placed; they may qualify for college credit equivalent to lower-level Russian courses (see "College Credit Options" below).

College credit options. Students placed in RUS 201 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for RUS 102 (4 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students placed in RUS 202 on the basis of high-school study and placement examination scores who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for RUS 102 (4 hours, grade of "Pass") and RUS 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"). Students similarly placed in a 300- or 400-level Russian course who earn a minimum grade of "C" will upon written petition be granted credit for RUS 102 (4 hours, grade of "Pass"), RUS 201 (3 hours, grade of "Pass"), and RUS 202 (3 hours, grade of "Pass").

Requirements for the minor in Russian. The minor in Russian requires 20–21 hours in one of the following sequences:

Spanish Minor

Requirements for the minor in Spanish. The Spanish minor requires 15 semester hours in courses numbered 300 or above, including SP 353, SP 356, and SP 364 or SP 366. A minimum of 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level must be earned on this campus.

Critical Languages Center

Koji Arizumi, Acting Director
Offices: 200-D B. B. Comer Hall

The Critical Languages Center offers a variety of languages in a nontraditional format that involves self-instruction. Currently those languages are Arabic, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, modern Greek, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Sanskrit, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese. The University of Alabama is a member of the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs, and can thus provide the opportunity to study almost any major language spoken in the world today. There are two restrictions:

The self-instructional approach to language learning relies on the use of CDs or tapes (to replace the classroom instructor), texts, and tutors. Tutors are primarily responsible for conducting regular drill sessions. For those languages that do not use the Roman alphabet, tutors are also responsible for introducing the written script. At the end of each semester, outside examiners are invited to the campus to administer final oral examinations for determining course grades. Each student has a private final oral examination.

Testing for language proficiency. The Critical Languages Center does not administer standardized examinations for testing language proficiency. However, the center may accommodate a student wishing to have his or her proficiency in a language tested, under the following conditions:

Fees are charged for proficiency examinations. Contact the director of the Critical Languages Center for current charges.

Graduate programs. The Department of Modern Languages and Classics offers programs leading to the master of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees. The requirements are listed in the University of Alabama graduate catalog.

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