Do I Need to Take A Language Placement Exam?

 

During orientation we will offer exams in the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, and Russian.

 

Who needs to take a language placement exam?

Anyone in the following schools/colleges must take the exam, if you have any previous experience with these languages, regardless of previous credit received:

* College of Literature, Science and the Arts (LSA)

* Residential College in LSA

* Honors Program in LSA

* School of Art & Design

* School of Music, Theatre and Dance -- only the sections noted below

-- Piano

-- Voice Performance

-- Musical theatre

-- Theatre Performance (Acting)

* School of Education -- noted below

-- Those who will be continuing their studies in a world language

-- Those who are seeking teacher certification for a world language

 

 

Students in the following schools/colleges are strongly encouraged, but not required, to take these exams if you have any previous experience with these languages.

* Comprehensive Studies Program in LSA

* School of Music, Theatre and Dance -- in programs not mentioned above

* School of Education -- in programs not mentioned above

 

 

Students in the following schools/colleges are exempt from taking the language placement exams; however, you can receive academic credit if you score well on them.

* College of Engineering

 

 

Students in the following schools/colleges are exempt from taking the language placement exams.

* Nursing

*Kinesiology

*Dental Hygiene