Language Proficiency

Students are expected to enter the program with advanced proficiency in English and at least one other language. Advanced language proficiency is defined as the ability to do graduate level work in the chosen language.  All CMLT students entering Fall 2019 onwards will be expected to take a language exam wthat will consist of translating into English a brief passage of critical scholarly prose. Alternatively, students can demonstrate proficiency by holding an M.A. in the language or by the completion of courses in the target language at or above the 400 level.