Foreign Language Reading Examination in French and/or German

Required for:

  • All graduate Sacred Music majors
  • All graduate Choral Conducting majors  
  • All graduate Organ Performance majors 

Students are exempt from taking this examination if they submit transcript indicating two years of college-level study in French or German with minimum grades of "C".  Students should bring dictionaries to the examination.  International students  may bring multiple dictionaries or electronic translators. Students may not use grammar books or reference materials during the examination. Students who do not have documented college-level study in French and/or German but through other means have acquired similar proficiency may be exempt from this examination by taking the College Board Clep test in these languages (view further information). These tests are given in various locations and require a fee. It is the sole responsibility of the student to arrange and pay for these tests and have the results sent to Westminster.

For further information about these exams contact:
Catherine Adoyo, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages or
Marjory Klein, Academic Coordinator