Languages and Literatures

Information for Students

New Language Requirement

From Fall 2013, the new Lehman General Education Language Requirement is 6 credits for all students not entering with an Associate’s Degree. All elementary level courses have been changed to 3-credit equivalents.

101 (4 hours, 4 credits ) ---> 111 (4 hours, 3 credits )

102 (5 hours, 5 credits ) ---> 112 (4 hours, 3 credits )

For Spanish Heritage Sequence:

103 (4 hours, 4 credits ) ---> 113 (4 hours, 3 credits )

104 (5 hours, 5 credits ) ---> 114 (4 hours, 3 credits )

Please see the flowchart for more information.


How to get Permission for the Off-Campus Courses (ARB, CHI, GER, WFL)

In order to get permission for the off-campus courses offered at Manhattan College or College of Mount Saint Vincent, you must e-mail Prof. Asako Tochika.

In your e-mail, please include:

  • Your name
  • Your CUNY First Empl ID number
  • Language and the course number that you would like to take
  • Prior knowledge of the language you like to take

When you register for the off-campus courses at Lehman, you will also be registered at Manhattan College and CMSV as well. You will be given access to their library and online resources once your account is set up. In order to create your account at Manhattan/CMSV, you will be asked to send your personal information in your second e-mail once you are given permission to register.

For permission and other information, please e-mail Prof. Asako Tochika at: asako.tochika@lehman.cuny.edu

 

Spanish and French Placement Exams

Test takers must bring a photo identity card and a pencil. There is no registration for these exams. Drop in five to ten minutes before the scheduled start time. These exams will be used to place students in SPA (Spanish) and FRE (French) courses only.

For Italian placement exam, contact Prof. DiPaolo at maria.dipaolo@lehman.cuny.edu.

For Japanese placement exam, contact Prof. Tochika at asako.tochika@lehman.cuny.edu.

For more information, contact the Department of Languages and Literatures, CA, Room 257, 718-960-8215.

Language Lab Schedule - Click here

Study Abroad - Click here

 

Last modified: Apr 9, 2014

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