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Are ALL new USC students required to take the language placement test?

Spunkiepink85Spunkiepink85 Registered User Posts: 23 New Member
Okay, i'm already bilingual, i can fluently speak and write in Vietnamese. Am i still required to take the placement test? and Even if my major is Business?
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Replies to: Are ALL new USC students required to take the language placement test?

  • everhard23everhard23 Registered User Posts: 28 New Member
    Yes, unless your high school language was vietnamese, than you have, too.
  • MisoobishiMisoobishi Registered User Posts: 613 Member
    Yes, unless you're an international student, in which case you'd be exempt.
  • idlaunvaidlaunva Registered User Posts: 419 Member
    nvm .
  • DaBigChinaDaBigChina Registered User Posts: 46 Junior Member
    i thought language placement wasnt required for business majors
  • kkgirlkkgirl Registered User Posts: 280 Junior Member
    this is who is required to take the test:
    " All majors in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences require foreign language study. Majors in the professional schools that require foreign language study are:

    Cinematic Arts (B.A. only)
    Engineering (Computer Science only)
    Fine Arts (B.A. only)
    Medicine (Health Promotion and Disease Prevention)
    Music (B.A. and B.M. degrees in Organ, String Instrument and Vocal Arts; B.A. degree in Humanities in Music; B.S. degree in Music Recording only)
    Occupational Therapy
    Public Policy and Management
    Theatre (B.A. degree only)"

    check this link for more info:
  • makkuroimakkuroi Registered User Posts: 398 Member
    this is weird. the link in the above post says "A student who scores 4 or 5 on AP Spanish Language or Spanish Literature, German, French, Chinese, or Russian exams should take the on-campus placement exam administered by the Testing Bureau. After having taken the exam, meet with the language Program Director."

    but when I went thru that part of the orientation homework last month it said that if you scored a 4 or 5 then the foreign language req had been fulfilled! what the heck
  • ebayispayingforcollegeebayispayingforcollege Registered User Posts: 273 Junior Member
    I don't see the buisness school listed. Can someone in the school please let us know for sure if they had to take a language.
  • sfgiantssfgiants Registered User Posts: 1,489 Senior Member
    No language is required if you are a business major.
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