The following departments and programs have language requirements:
Language proficiency is tested by written translation examinations, which are set and administered by the six departments named above. Students should consult their department chair or graduate advisor about fulfilling their language requirement(s) and about scheduling their exam(s). Every exam is read by two faculty members in the student's department or a related discipline.
Passages to be translated are selected by the faculty of the student's department or program. Examinations are two hours long and should require translation of no more than 700 words. The word count should be indicated at the bottom of each passage to be translated. Departments should specify which translation tools students are permitted to use (i.e., bound dictionaries, online dictionaries, no tools at all), and these specifications should be uniform for all examinations within that department. Students must be explicitly informed of these specifications in advance of any examination.
Departments should determine when and where language examinations may be taken, and convey this information to students in a timely manner. Examinations may be set as often as a department wishes. There is no limit to the number of times a student may take an examination.