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    University of Houston
  Nov 23, 2017
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Bachelor of Arts Degree Special Requirements

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Candidates for any Bachelor of Arts degree must complete at least six semester hours at the 2000-level or higher in one foreign language. Students may satisfy part or all of this requirement by placement examination.
Deans may waive this requirement for students majoring in their college who can demonstrate that they meet at least one of the following requirements:

  1. students presented a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score to qualify for admission to the university, or
  2. successfully completed ENGL 1309  and ENGL 1310  in residence, or
  3. completed at least eight years of formal education in schools where English was not the primary language of instruction.