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Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts: Online

Foreign Language Requirement

Second Language Requirement

Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies are required to complete a 2000-level second language course or demonstrate equivalent proficiency as measured by a competency test.

Languages which may be used to meet the second language requirement include French, German, Spanish, American Sign Language, and other languages as approved and arranged through the Department of International and Second Language Studies. Students may meet the requirement in one of the following ways:

  • Successfully completing a 2000-level second language course at UALR and satisfying all the prerequisites for that course
  • Transferring the equivalent courses from another institution of higher education
  • Demonstrating equivalent proficiency on a language test. (More information below)

At this time, the foreign languages that are offered online at UALR are Spanish, French, and German.

Testing out

Students can take an on-campus, computerized, multiple-choice test (the F-CAPE, the G-CAPE, or the S-CAPE) coordinated by the Office of Testing Services and Student Life Research.

To demonstrate proficiency in a language other than French, German, or Spanish, students should contact the Division of International and Second Language Studies, Stabler Hall 201, (501) 569-3272.

To demonstrate proficiency in Interpretation: American Sign Language (ASL)/English, contact the Department of Counseling, Adult, & Rehabilitation Education (CARE) at (501) 569-3169.

Students who have taken CLEP at another accredited university or college should contact CLEP to have additional score reports sent to UALR’s Testing Services. You can contact CLEP at or by phone at 1-800-257-9558.

You can have your additional score report mailed from CLEP to UALR’s Testing Services at:

Office of Testing Services

University of Arkansas Little Rock

2801 S. University Avenue

Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

For additional information please contact UALR’s Testing Services at 501-569-3198.

Updated 11.20.2012