Students who enter with successful completion of two years of a foreign language in high school have fulfilled their college language requirement.
The Department of Modern Languages does not grant exemption or college credit for the Regents examination, regardless of score.
CLEP (College Level Examination Program): The BCC Department of Modern Languages will follow the CUNY wide Council on Foreign Language Study policy of not granting college credit or exempting the students from the instituted language requirement.
AP (Advanced Placement): The BCC Department of Modern Languages will grant 3 credits-equivalent to the SPN 20 course to those students who receive a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Language Exam, and it will exempt from the foreign language requirements those students who receive a score of 3. The Department of Modern Languages will grant 6 credits-equivalent to the SPN 23 and 24 courses to those students who receive a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Literature Exam.