Placement Information Form

The Placement Information Form helps the department guide current students to make the most appropriate course choices for their language skills. All RLL majors and minors, as well as students from other departments interested in fulfilling the UB Curriculum Global Pathway: Language and Culture (or Global Reflections) track, should complete this form. 

Students can complete the form at any time, ideally before the beginning of a semester.

Student Information

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I am interested in studying:
I am interested in studying:
 
 
 
 
Please select your primary language of interest.
 
E.g. BA in English
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E.g. I need help with placement in 200-level French courses; I'm a Spanish major, should I take SP 151 or 211?

Language Experience

Please describe your educational experience with the language:

I took the AP (Advanced Placement) Exam
I took the AP (Advanced Placement) Exam
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I took the IB (International Baccalaureate) Exam
I took the IB (International Baccalaureate) Exam
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I took the Regents' Exam
I took the Regents' Exam
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The Regents' Exam is given to New York State high school students.
I took at least three years of the language in high school.
I took at least three years of the language in high school.
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In my classes, the language was used extensively for instruction and discussion.
In my classes, the language was used extensively for instruction and discussion.
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I studied the language in middle school
I studied the language in middle school
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E.g. June 2017
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Please describe your practical experience with the language:

I often speak the language at home, at work or with friends.
I often speak the language at home, at work or with friends.
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E.g. I translate for parents or co-workers. I chat with my friends. This is the only language I use in my home.
I have traveled in a country where the language is spoken.
I have traveled in a country where the language is spoken.
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E.g. Ten days; two months; one semester

High School or Transfer Course Credits

I took language classes for college credit in high school.
I took language classes for college credit in high school.
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With this information, advisors can help verify whether or not the credits will transfer to UB.

Please upload a syllabus (not a course description) for each relevant course. (If you took more than two courses, please upload the two most recent syllabi.)

 
 
I am a transfer student and took language classes at another university or college.
I am a transfer student and took language classes at another university or college.
(Required)
 
 
 
With this information, advisors can help verify whether or not the credits will transfer to UB.

Please upload a syllabus (not a course description) for each relevant course. (If you took more than two courses, please upload the two most recent syllabi.)

 
 
 
 
E.g. What are your aspirations as a language learner?
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