Choosing appropriate course placement is based on several factors including your experience in high school, AP scores, previous course work and if there are introductory courses suggested or required before taking additional courses in a particular department. Each department has its own guidelines for placement and course sequencing, and you can find that information at the following links:
- Computer Science
- Foreign Language (languages offered, requirement).
The quickest way to find placement guidelines for individual languages is to search for, "Duke 'name of language' placement".
- Statistical Science