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UCM Lee's Summit classes that begin at noon or later and UCM Warrensburg classes that begin at 4 p.m. or later are cancelled Feb. 20 Due to Weather

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Modern Language Requirement

All International Studies majors must demonstrate proficiency in a modern language other than their native language.  This requirement can be satisfied by either:  1) Completing 12 credit hours of one modern language with a grade of "C" or higher in each course, or 2) Testing and receiving an "intermediate" ranking in both the oral and written portions of the ACTFL test in a modern language.

Non-native speakers of English are understood to fulfill the spirit of the requirement through their English course work, provided that they can show proof of native proficiency in another language (Advanced proficiency rating on an OPI).  Students wishing to fulfill the requirement in this way must pay for their own examinations.