All students wishing to enter the language program at any level beyond the first semester of the elementary level must pass a language placement test before registering. For placement exam policies, please visit: http://ealac.columbia.edu/language-programs/language-placement-examination-policies/.
Students who have been absent from the campus for one semester or more must take a placement test before enrolling in a language course beyond the first term of the elementary level.
ALL LANGUAGE COURSES MUST BE TAKEN FOR A LETTER GRADE, WITHOUT EXCEPTION. STUDENTS MAY NOT TAKE LANGUAGE COURSES FOR EITHER R-CREDIT OR PASS/FAIL.
Director: Liu Lening
Placement Exam: http://ealac.columbia.edu/language-programs/chinese/clp-placement/ (No registration necessary)
Director: Shigeru Eguchi
Placement Exam: http://ealac.columbia.edu/language-programs/japanese/jlp-placement/(registration required)
Director: Carol Schulz
Placement Exam: http://ealac.columbia.edu/language-programs/korean/klp-placement/ (No registration necessary)
Other East Asian Languages
For information regarding the following languages please contact the appropriate instructor.
Tibetan: Sonam Tsering
Vietnamese: James Lap
For information regarding Bahausa Indonesian, Cantonese, or Tagalog, please contact the Language Resource Center.