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Languages Taught by CLS
Languages Taught by Other Departments
Courses for Returned Missionaries

The following language classes are offered by the Center for Language Studies. Please refer to each specific course for more information and availability.

Classes normally must have 5 students to carry.

Class offerings are subject to change.

For more information visit https://catalog.byu.edu/humanities/center-language-studies.

Afrikaans courses offered in the Fall: Afrikaans 101
Afrikaans courses offered in the Winter: Afrikaans 102
Albanian courses offered in the Fall:
Albanian courses offered in the Winter: Albanian 330
Albanian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
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Courses offered in the Fall:
ASL 101, ASL 102, ASL 201, ASL 202, ASL 301, ASL 320, ASL 431, ASL 311R (FLSR house only)

Courses offered in the Winter: ASL 101, ASL 102, ASL 201, ASL 202, ASL 301, ASL 432, ASL 302

Courses offered in the Spring: ASL 101, ASL 201

Courses offered in the Summer: ASL 102, ASL 202
Armenian courses offered in the Fall: Armenian 330
Armenian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
Bulgarian courses offered in the Fall: Bulgarian 330
Bulgarian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
Burmese courses offered in the Winter: Burmese 330
Cambodian/Khmer courses offered in the Fall: Cambodian/Khmer 330
Cambodian/Khmer 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
Cebuano courses offered in the Fall: Cebuano 330
Cebuano courses offered in the Winter:
Cebuano 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
Croatian courses offered in the Fall: Croatian/Serbian 330
Croatian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
*Taught together with Serbian
Czech courses offered in the Winter: Czech 330
Czech 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered.
Dutch courses offered in the Fall: Dutch 330, Dutch 321
Dutch courses offered in the Winter: Dutch 330, Dutch 340
Dutch 330 or 340 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam offered
Estonian courses offered in the Winter:
Estonian 330
Estonian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Fijian courses offered in the Fall: Fijian 330
Fijian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
Georgian courses offered in the Winter: Georgian 330
Georgian 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered.
Guarani courses offered in the Fall: Guarani 211R
Guarani courses offered in the Winter: Guarani 305
Haitian Creole courses offered in the Fall:
Haitian Creole 101, Haitian Creole 330
Haitian Creole courses offered in the Winter: Haitian Creole 102, Haitian Creole 340
Haitian Creole 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning requirement and GCA
Challenge Exam Offered.
Hawaiian courses offered in the Fall:
Hawaiian 101, Hawaiian 201
Hawaiian courses offered in the Winter:
Hawaiian 102, Hawaiian 202
Hiligaynon courses offered in the Fall: Hiligaynon 321
Hiligaynon courses offered in the Winter: Hiligaynon 330
Hindi courses offered in the Fall:
Hindi 101, Hindi 201, Hindi 330
Hindi courses offered in the Winter: Hindi 102, Hindi 202
Hmong courses offered in the Fall:
Hmong 330
Hmong courses offered in the Winter: Hmong 101
Hmong 330 Fulfills both the Languages of Learning requirement and GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
Hungarian courses offered in the Fall:
Hungarian 330
Hungarian 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
Indonesian courses offered in the Fall:
Indonesian 330, Indonesian 321
Indonesian courses offered in the Winter: Indonesian 340
Indonesian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered
Kekchi courses offered in the Fall: Kekchi (FLANG 305)
K'iche' courses offered in the Fall 2021:
K'iche' 101
K'iche' courses offered in the Winter 2022:
K'iche' 102
Kiribati courses offered in the Fall:
Kiribati courses offered in the Winter: Kiribati 330
Kiribati 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning and Global and Cultural Awareness GE Requirements
Lao
Lao courses offered in the Winter:
Lao 330
Latvian courses offered in the Winter: Latvian 330
Lithuanian courses offered in the Winter: Lithuanian 330
Malagasy courses offered in the Fall: Malagasy 330
Malagasy 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered.
Malay courses offered in the Winter: Malay 330
Malay 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning requirement & GCA
Challenge Exam Offered.
Marshallese courses offered in the Winter:
Marshallese 330
Mongolian courses offered in the Winter: Mongolian 330
Mongolian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered
Navajo courses offered in the Fall:
Navajo 101, Navajo 201
Navajo courses offered in the Winter:
Navajo 102, Navajo 202
Persian courses offered in the Fall:
Persian 330
Polish
Polish courses offered in the Fall: Polish 330
Quechua courses offered in the Fall:
Quechua 101
Quechua courses offered in the Winter:
Quechua 102
Romanian courses offered in the Fall:
Romanian 330
Romanian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement.
Challenge Exam Offered
Samoan courses offered in the Fall:
Samoan 101, Samoan 201, Samoan 330
Samoan courses offered in the Winter:
Samoan 102, 202
Samoan 330 Fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered
Serbian/Croatian courses offered in the Fall: Serbian/Croatian 330
Serbian 330 Fulfills the Languages of Learning Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered
*Taught together with Croatian
Slovak courses offered in the Fall:
Slovak 330
Challenge Exam Offered
Slovenian courses offered in the Fall: Slovenian 330
Slovenian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered
Swahili courses offered in the Fall: Swahili 101
Swahili courses offered in the Winter: Swahili 102
Tagalog courses offered in the Fall:
Tagalog 101, Tagalog 201, Tagalog 330, Tagalog 321
Tagalog courses offered in the Winter:
Tagalog 102, Tagalog, 202, Tagalog 330, Tagalog 340
Tagalog 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered
Tahitian courses offered in the Fall: Tahitian 202
Tahitian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Thai courses offered in the Fall:
Thai 101, Thai 330, Thai 321
Thai courses offered in the Winter:
Thai 102, Thai 330, Thai 340
Thai 330 Fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement.
Tongan courses offered in the Fall:
Tongan 101, Tongan 201, Tongan 330
Tongan courses offered in the Winter:
Tongan 102, Tongan 202
Tongan 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered
Turkish courses offered in the Fall:
Turkish 101
Turkish courses offered in the Winter:
Turkish 102
Ukrainian courses offered in the Winter: Ukrainian 330
Ukrainian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered
Vietnamese courses offered in the Fall:
Vietnamese 330
Vietnamese courses offered Winter: Vietnamese 340
Vietnamese 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered
Welsh courses offered in the Fall:
Welsh 101, Welsh 201
Welsh courses offered in the Winter:
Welsh 102, Welsh 202
Languages Taught By Other Departments
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Returned missionaries who wish to maintain their language skills can do so in a number of ways as BYU students.

If your language is not taught at BYU or if you are not a BYU student, you are eligible to take the FLATS exam, which provides you with up to 12 pass/fail credits. You can find out more about the FLATS exam here.

Tahira Carrol teaching a language course.

If your language is taught at BYU, and you are a BYU student or a visiting student, you are eligible to take the Challenge Exam, which provides you with up to 16 graded credits. In order to take the Challenge Exam, you must be enrolled in the corresponding upper-division class. By completing the class, you will fulfill the Global and Cultural Awareness and Languages of Learning General Education requirements.

If students wish to continue further with their language learning, they can continue their studies through earning a Language Certificate, a Minor, or a Major if it is available in their language.

Classes we recommend for returned missionaries

*Challenge Exam Offered

Albanian 330*
Armenian 330*
Bulgarian 330*
Cambodian 330*
Cebuano 330*
Croatian 330*
Chinese 202*
Czech 330*
Danish 321*
Dutch 330*
Estonian 330
Fijian 330*
Finnish 321*
French 321*
Georgian 330*
German 330*
Guarani 330
Haitian-Creole 330*
Hindi 330
Hmong 330*
Hungarian 330*
Indonesian 330*
Kiribati 330*
Latvian 330
Lithuanian 330
Malagasy 330*
Malay 330*
Mongolian 330*
Norwegian 321*
Persian 330*
Polish 330*
Portuguese 321*
Romanian 330*
Russian 330*
Samoan 330*
Serbian 330*
Slovak 330*
Spanish 321*
Slovenian 330*
Swedish 321*
Tagalog 330*
Thai 330*
Tongan 330*
Turkish 330
Ukrainian 330*
Vietnamese 330*