NCC Covid-19 Information
Students are asked not to return to campus until further notice. All courses that can be instructed remotely have been transitioned to this form of instruction. All campus operations, except essential services, are remote. NCC-sponsored and on-campus gatherings with plans of more than 50 individuals have been canceled or will be rescheduled.
The Foreign Language Help Center has department resources that provide the students with reinforcement and tutorial services.
M-15 Foreign Language Learning Center:
Phone: 516.572.7414 ext. 2-5111
To ensure that students be placed in the appropriate level, we ask that you adhere to the Department of Foreign Languages placement guidelines. Students who have taken a foreign language in High School NEED NOT begin with 101 level at NCC. Foreign Language is SUNY GenEd requirement. NCC attribute – HUM, WESH, GNLW.
Note: 101 courses are not intended for NATIVE/ HERITAGE/ BILINGUAL speakers.
Beginning student or 1-2 years of the target language in high schoolor has taken the language 3+ years prior to enrolling at NCC.
2-3 years of the foreign language in High School, or the equivalent or instructor’s permission.
Beginning Spanish for Medical Personnel. Beginning student or 1-2 years of the foreign language in High School or taken the language 3+ years prior to enrolling at NCC
Intermediate level. 3-4 years of the foreign language in High School or the equivalent or instructor’s permission.
Only for Native/Bilingual/Heritage speakers. Note: 205 and 206 CAN be taken instead of 201 and 202, but not in addition to 201 and 202. Courses are non-sequential.
4+ years of a foreign language in High School, or the equivalent , or successful completion of 201/202, or 205/206, or instructor’s permission. Courses are non-sequential.
271, 272, 273, 274
4+ years in High School, or the equivalent, or successful completion of 201/202, or 205/206, or 261/262 or instructor’s permission. Courses are non-sequential.
Students considered by the instructor to be either under-prepared or too advanced will be expected to change to an appropriate level.
For students starting out or already enrolled in a language at NCC, the sequence is 101, 102, 201, 202. After 202 a student may choose from any of the following: 261-262 (Advanced level), 271, 272, 273, 274 (Literature in a target language).
The following specialized courses are also offered:
Students wishing to pursue study at the baccalaureate level in this subject should see departmental advisors. Contact the Department for further information.