M.A. and Ph.D. students must demonstrate reading proficiency in a second language.
You can fulfill this requirement in one of four ways:
A different “Foreign Language Certification” form is required, depending on which department (a foreign language department or Writing Studies) certifies that you have reading proficiency. This form must be filed before you take your final oral examination.
Foreign Language Certification Form - By Language Department. (GS 82)
Foreign Language Certification Form - By Graduate Department.(GS 82a)
Note: If you plan to study Classical rhetoric, you should be proficient in Latin or Greek (or both). If you plan to study rhetoric or technical communication in an international setting, you should be proficient in the relevant language or languages.