A contemporary foreign language, if necessary, in order to allow a student to demonstrate a second-year college level of proficiency (a requirement which may be satisfied by successful completion of four years of such a language in high school). Students for whom English is a second language have already completed this requirement.
Students must ordinarily have completed at least two years of college-level foreign language study to qualify for the certificate.
- AC: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
- HC: French, Spanish
- MHC: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
- SC: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
A contemporary foreign language at least through the second college year (through UMass 240) or its equivalent by advanced placement exam, high school credit, or UMass waiver exam.
- UM: Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish