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Foreign Language Placement

Language Department Placement Information
AMHA (Amharic) Comparative Literature Currently no placement evaluation available
AMSL (American Sign Language) College of Education 706-542-4561 csse@uga.edu 
ARAB (Arabic) Religion Dr. Alan Godlas (godlas@uga.edu) 221 Peabody Hall, 706-542-5356
BENG (Bengali) Religion Dr. Alan Godlas (godlas@uga.edu) 221 Peabody Hall, 706-542-5356
CHNS (Chinese, Mandarin) Comparative Literature

CHNS 1000/2000: Zhiwen Hu, zh47446@uga.edu

CHNS 3000/4000: Wenbo Chang Wenbo.Chang@uga.edu

CHNS transfer course evaluation contact: Ari Lieberman alieberm@uga.edu, Undergraduate Advisor

FREN (French) Romance Languages Testing Center Placement Test Webpage
GREK (Greek) Classics Dr. Mario Erasmo (merasmo@uga.edu), 235 Park Hall, 706-542-2188
GRMN (German) Germanic & Slavic Studies Testing Center Placement Test Webpage
HEBR (Hebrew) Religion Testing Center Placement Test Webpage
HNDI (Hindi) Comparative Literature Currently no placement evaluation available. HNDI courses are not currently offered.
INDO (Indonesian) Religion Dr. Alan Godlas (godlas@uga.edu) 221 Peabody Hall, 706-542-5356
ITAL (Italian) Romance Languages Kate Daley-Bailey at rladv@uga.edu
JPNS (Japanese) Comparative Literature

JPNS 1000/2000: Amanda Tipton, Amanda.Tipton@uga.edu

JPNS 3000/4000: Yuki Caldwell, sasaki@uga.edu

JPNS transfer course evaluation contact: Ari Lieberman alieberm@uga.edu, Undergraduate Advisor

KREN (Korean) Comparative Literature

KREN 1000/2000: Naanhee Kristin Kim naanhee3@uga.edu

KREN 2001 and 3001 PODs contact is Hyunjin  Lee hyunjin.lee25@uga.edu:  Any student wishing to register for a 2001/3001 KREN course with a POD should email Hyunjin  Lee with their 81, desired CRN/section, and full name.

KREN 3000/4000: Dr. Mi-Ryong Shim, Miryong.Shim@uga.edu

Students needing a KREN language evaluation for purposes of exempting the foreign language requirement (as opposed to for placement into the appropriate class, which goes through Ari Lieberman) should email Dr. Mori (mamo@uga.edu), who will assign them to the appropriate faculty evaluator.

KREN transfer course evaluation contact: Ari Lieberman alieberm@uga.edu, Undergraduate Advisor

LATN (Latin) Classics Dr. Mario Erasmo (merasmo@uga.edu), 235 Park Hall, 706-542-2188
MAND (Manding) Comparative Literature Currently no placement evaluation available
PASH (Pashto) Religion Dr. Alan Godlas (godlas@uga.edu) 221 Peabody Hall, 706-542-5356
PERS (Persian) Religion Currently no placement evaluation available. PERS courses are not currently offered.
PORT (Portuguese) Romance Languages Ms. Kate Daley-Bailey (rladv@uga.edu)
QUEC (Quechua) Latin American & Caribbean Studies lacs@uga.edu
RUSS (Russian) Germanic & Slavic Studies Dr. Sasha Spektor (spektoa@uga.edu)
SLAV (Slavic) Germanic & Slavic Studies Currently no placement evaluation available
SPAN (Spanish) Romance Languages Testing Center Placement Test Webpage
SWAH (Swahili) Comparative Literature

Dr. Dainess Maganda (magandad@uga.edu)

SWAH transfer course evaluation contact: Ari Lieberman alieberm@uga.edu, Undergraduate Advisor

TURK (Turkish) Religion Dr. Alan Godlas (godlas@uga.edu) 221 Peabody Hall, 706-542-5356
URDU (Urdu) Religion Currently no placement evaluation available. URDU courses are not currently offered.
VIET (Vietnamese) Comparative Literature

Ms. Minh Trang Thi Nguyen (trang136@uga.edu

VIET transfer course evaluation contact: Ari Lieberman alieberm@uga.edu, Undergraduate Advisor

YORB (Yoruba) Comparative Literature Dr. Dainess Maganda (magandad@uga.edu)
ZULU (Zulu) African Studies Institute Currently no placement evaluation available.

If you have additional questions about foreign language placement, please email askfranklin@uga.edu.

updated 06/29/2023 dmiller@uga.edu

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