The student must demonstrate reading knowledge of one foreign language in which there is a major body of dramatic literature. The language requirement must be met before the student can be advanced to candidacy. The language requirement may be fulfilled in any of the following ways:
- Achievement of a sufficiently high score (70th percentile) on the foreign language examination prepared by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Latin and Greek are not tested by ETS.
- A reading examination given each quarter by the various language departments, except for Latin and Greek.
- Pass with a grade of ‘B’ or higher a 100-level or higher foreign language course at Stanford.