Students who score 5 or higher in French, German, or Spanish on the subsidiary level of the IB exam automatically receive credit for 201. Students who continue their language study at NKU can receive credit for 101 and 102 in that language by completing 202 and receiving a grade of C- or better.
Students who score 5 or higher on the higher level of the IB exam automatically receive credit for 201 and 202. Students who continue their language study at NKU can receive credit for 101 and 102 by completing a 300-level course in that language with a grade of C- or better.
Individual majors may include language requirements. Students with questions about language requirements for a specific major should consult the appropriate department chair.
Foreign languages are included in the Foundation of Knowledge under Culture and Creativity. Only 101 language courses are listed. With AP, IB and CLEP credit, the student always has to take at least one additional course to receive retroactive credit for the 101 level. Effective with the 2010-2011 catalog, students participating in the World Language Incentive Program receive credit for 101 upon completing an additional course at the 102 level or higher with a grade of C- or better.