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The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by one of the following methods:

  1. completing a college-level foreign language course equivalent to level three or above at UCLA with a grade of C or Passed or better or
  2. scoring 3, 4, or 5 on the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) foreign language examination in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish, or scoring 4 or 5 in Latin, thereby earning College credit or
  3. presenting a UCLA foreign language departmental examination score indicating competency through level three.

Consult the Schedule of Classes or the appropriate department for times and places of the regularly scheduled examinations. Students who wish to demonstrate proficiency in a language that is taught in a UCLA department that has no scheduled examination should contact the appropriate department to arrange for one. Students wishing to take an examination in a language not taught at UCLA should contact a College counselor.

Transfer students with 90 or more units who have completed the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) will have satisfied the foreign language and reciprocity requirements.


The following language courses may be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement:

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  • Afrikaans (Germanic Languages) 105A and 105B
  • American Sign Language (Linguistics) 1, 2, and 3, or 8
  • Ancient Near East (Near Eastern Languages) 120A-120B-120C (Ancient Egyptian); 140A-140B-140C (Sumerian)
  • Arabic (Near Eastern Languages) 1A-1B-1C or 8
  • Armenian (Near Eastern Languages) 101A-101B-101C or 104A-104B-104C
  • Bulgarian (Slavic Languages) 101A-101B-101C
  • Chinese (Asian Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 1A, 2A, and 3A, or 8 or 8A
  • Czech (Slavic Languages) 101A-101B-101C
  • Dutch (Germanic Languages) 103A-103B, and 103C, or 104A-104B
  • Filipino (Asian Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 3R or 8
  • French (French and Francophone Studies)1, 2, and 3, or 8
  • German (Germanic Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 8
  • Greek (Classics) 1, 2, and 3, or 16; 8A-8B-8C or 15 (Modern Greek)
  • Hebrew (Near Eastern Languages) 1A-1B-1C or 8
  • Hindi-Urdu (Asian Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 3R
  • Hungarian (Slavic Languages) 101A-101B-101C
  • Indigenous Languages of the Americas (Spanish and Portuguese) 17 or 18A-18B-18C (Quechua)
  • Indonesian (Asian Languages) 1, 2, and 3
  • Iranian (Near Eastern Languages) 1A-1B-1C or 8 or 20A-20B-20C (Persian); M115A-M115B-M115C (Azeri)
  • Italian 1, 2, and 3, or 9
  • Japanese (Asian Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 8
  • Korean (Asian Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 1A, 2A, and 3A, or 8
  • Latin (Classics) 1, 2, and 3, or 16
  • Lithuanian (Slavic Languages) 101A-101B-101C
  • Polish (Slavic Languages) 101A-101B-101C
  • Portuguese (Spanish and Portuguese) 1, 2, and 3, or 11A-11B
  • Romanian (Slavic Languages) 101A-101B-101C or 103
  • Russian (Slavic Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 10 or 15A-15B or 100B
  • Scandinavian 1, 2, and 3, or 8 (Swedish); 11, 12, and 13 (Norwegian); 21, 22, and 23 (Danish)
  • Semitics (Near Eastern Languages) 140A-140B and 141 (Akkadian)
  • Serbian/Croatian (Slavic Languages) 101A-101B-101C
  • South Asian (Asian Languages) 110A (Sanskrit)
  • Spanish (Spanish and Portuguese) 1, 2, and 3, or 2A and 3A, or 10 or 11A-11B
  • Thai (Asian Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 3R
  • Turkic Languages (Near Eastern Languages) 101A-101B-101C (Turkish); 111A-111B-111C (Uzbek); M115A-M115B-M115C (Azeri)
  • Ukrainian (Slavic Languages) 101A-101B-101C
  • Vietnamese (Asian Languages) 1, 2, and 3, or 1A, 2A, and 3A, or 3R or 8
  • Yiddish (Germanic Languages) 101A, 101B, and 101C, or 102B