Many questions regarding world language programs, credits, regulations, and graduation requirements can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document. (Please note: This document is being revised in the fall of 2021 to add questions that have been received from the field. As soon as the new FAQ is available, it will be posted on this site.)
World language requirement for graduating with a Regents Diploma (100.5 Diploma Requirements)
Students shall earn at least one unit of credit in a world language other than English in order to complete the world language requirement for the Regents diploma.
World language requirements for graduating with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation (100.5 Diploma Requirements)
Students shall earn two additional units of study in a world language other than English for a total of three units in the same language and pass the locally developed Comprehensive Examination in that language, which is aligned to the NYS Learning Standards for World Languages for Checkpoint B.