Onondaga Community College Foreign Language Placement Policy

(Revised August 27, 2008)

Note: Students are often granted only one high school unit for 7th and 8th grade language study. Otherwise, 1 unit = 1 year.

High School Experience Performance ASL/FRE/GER/ITA Placement SPA Placement
0 to 2 HS units 101 101
3 units 3½ or more years ago

 

101 101
Within the last 3 years No Regents, or 84 or below on Regents 102 165

85 or above on Regents

201 201
4 units More than 5 years ago 101 101
3½ to 5 years ago No courses beyond Regents 102 165
1 year beyond Regents 201 201
Within the last 3 years 84 or below on Regents
No courses beyond Regents
102 165
85 or above on Regents
No courses beyond Regents
201 201
1 year beyond Regents 202* 202*
5 units More than 5 years ago 102 165
3½ to 5 years ago 1 year beyond Regents 201 201
2 years beyond Regents 202* 202*
Within the last 3 years 1 year beyond Regents 202* 202*
2 years beyond Regents or equivalent 205
206

203
204
220

6 units More than 5 years ago 201 201
3½ to 5 years ago 2 years beyond Regents or equivalent 202* 202*
Within the last 3 years 2 years beyond Regents or equivalent 205
206
203
204
220

*Students who place at the 202 level need only take 3 credits of language to complete their language requirement for the A.A. in Humanities.  They may need to take other elective credits to bring total academic credits to 62.