The following is a list of languages regularly offered through the Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures.
SPECIAL PERMISSION NUMBERS: Enrollment in all language courses in African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures is capped at 25. Only in extraordinary circumstances will a student be issued a Special Permission Number (SPN).
ARABIC AND HINDI PLACEMENT EXAMS: Arabic and Hindi placement exams are now offered on line through Sakai. Please review the table below to check if you are eligible to take the exam.
|Eligible to Take the Placement Test (Please Continue)||Not Eligible to Take the Placement Test (Please Stop)
|a. You are not a heritage speaker AND you have experience studying the language.||a. You have no exposure or knowledge of the language (speaking, writing, or reading)|
|b. You are a heritage speaker AND you have not taken any courses nor transferred credits.||b. You took courses in this language at the college level and you have transferred credits to Rutgers.|
|c. You are a native speaker.|
Directions to the exam on the Sakai site are as follows:
Please make sure that you have installed the Arabic language
keyboard prior to testing.
Arabic On Line Exam Directions: document Download (14 KB)
Arabic Keyboard Installation Instructions: pdf Download (186 KB)
Hindi On Line Exam Directions: document Download (14 KB)