Iowa State University
The Foreign Language requirements is limited to the college
of Liberal Arts (all other colleges within the University do
NOT require a foreign language.
|Amount of high school foreign language
Foreign language requirement for graduation
|Less than 2 years
||Complete the equivalent of one year of college-level
language during the first three yuears of enrollment at
Iowa State. (The credit earned from these courses will
NOT be applied to the total number of credits required
At least two years,
but less than three years
|Complete the equivalent of one year of college-level
language. (The credit earned from these courses will be
applied to the total number of credits required for graduation
|Three or more years
University of Northern Iowa
Two years of one foreign language in high school with a C-
or above in the last term meet the UNI graduation requirement.
The University highly recommends that students fulfill this
requirement while in high school.
University of Iowa
The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by completing
high school courses, college course, a combination of high
school & college courses, or satisfactory performance on
a proficiency examination. All degree candidates (B.A., B.S.,
B.F.A., B.L.S., AND B.M.) admitted to the College of Liberal
Arts fall semester 1990 and after must satisfy the foreign
language requirement while in high school.
- By completing the 4th-year level of a foreign language
in high school.
- By completing the 4th semester level of a foreign language
at the University of Iowa, at another college or university,
or during study abroad.
- By completing sequential years of one language in high
school followed by sequential semesters of the same language
in college; one year of high school study in a foreign is
considered the equivalent of one semester of college work;
students must successfully complete the 4th semester (college
level) of a foreign language to satisfy the requirement;
- By passing an achievement test measuring proficiency equivalent
to that usually attained after 4 semesters of college study.