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To determine your appropriate placement in French, answer the following questions:

  • Is French spoken in your home? If yes, contact Dr. Julie Baker for placement.
  • Have you studied French for one year in high school? If yes, contact Dr. Julie Baker for placement.
  • Have you studied French for two years in high school? If yes, and you took French in your junior and senior years, choose French 221 (no approval necessary to register). If your last French class was more than six months ago, contact Dr. Julie Baker for placement assistance.
  • Have you studied French for three or more years in high school? If yes, register for French 221 (no approval necessary). Students with four or more years of study are strongly encouraged to take the placement test in the Global Studio during orientation for possible exemption from the COM 2 requirement. Your test score may exempt you from the requirement and allow you to register directly into 300-level language courses in French.

Learn more about French 121 and 221

Read descriptions of French 121 and 221 and find out the meaning of "Intensive" French.

Questions about French Placement

If you have questions about your placement in French 121 or 221, contact Dr. Julie Baker.