Florida Statutes require that students admitted to as State University System (SUS) institution demonstrate competency in a foreign language before the baccalaureate degree is awarded. Students who have earned an A.A. degree from a Florida Sate or Community College may be admitted to the upper division but must demonstrate competency prior to graduation with a baccalaureate degree.
Competency may be demonstrated in the following ways:
- Earning two credits of a single foreign language in high school or one credit in high school and the second semester (four semester hours) of the same foreign language at an accredited postsecondary institution.
- Satisfactory completion of two semesters (8-10 semester hours) of a single foreign language at a postsecondary institution prior to admission to UWF. Grades of "P" are acceptable for this requirement.
- Satisfactory completion of two semesters (8-10 semester hours) of a single foreign language at UWF. Grades of "P" are acceptable for this requirement.
- Successful completion of the following tests with appropriate test scores:
- CLEP subject matter examinations.
- MAPS-Latin examination published by the College Board.
- Proficiency examination at UWF.
- Undergraduate transfer students are EXEMPT if they received an A.A. from a Florida State or Community College prior to September 1, 1989; or they enrolled in a program of studies leading to an associate degree from a Florida State or Community College prior to August 1, 1989, and complete at least one academic course each twelve month period beginning with the student's first enrollment in a Florida State or Community College and continuing until the student enrolled at UWF.
-The SASS audit checks for completion of the requirement before admission (RW in the column if met in high school) or completion of the second semester college course.