Which language pathway works best for me?
Entry to four year colleges and universities is increasingly competitive. All California public universities require world language proficiency.
California State University
: minimum 2 years (three strongly recommended) in a single language. A-G requirements
University of California
: minimum of 3 years in a single language. A-G requirement
Advanced Placement (AP)
prepares students for the AP test in Spanish or French. Successful students enter college with world language credits.
International Baccalaureate (IB)
French is a four year path toward standalone IB language certification or the IB diploma. IB is a prestigious program recognized world-wide and offers students a competitive edge when applying for university entrance.
on a student's diploma indicates highly desirable language proficiency to both schools and employers. The seal is earned by passing AP or taking four years of the same language, showing proficiency in English language arts on the CSTs and a 3.0 GPA or higher overall in world language.