Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Foreign Language Placement Exams
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
AND HERITAGE SPEAKERS

Majors and Minors in Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Heritage Speakers who wish to pursue a major or minor in their native language must be tested for proficiency (see below). If you place into the 300 level, you may take a separate examination for credit for the 300 class.  Upon passing the credit by examination for 300,  you may enroll in other FLLC courses that have that 300 as a requisite or you may take an examination to receive credit for 320.

International Students who want to pursue a major or minor in their language(s) need to take the examination for credit for 300 and 320, then register for more advanced courses. See the coordinator for your language for more information.

Other Majors and Minors

If you need to satisfy a language requirement, you will need to be tested for proficiency, then complete a waiver form.

If you wish to take elective credits in your language, you need to be tested for proficiency. 

Testing for Proficiency

In order to be tested for proficiency:

Speakers of French, German, Russian and Spanish need to take the Foreign Language Placement Exam. 

Speakers of other languages need to contact the coordinator for their language to arrange for proficiency testing. See the Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures website.

If you speak a language not offered by the FLLC department, please contact the department at 540-568-6128.

 


Stephany Plecker
Director,Language Learning Center
James Madison University
Keezell Hall, Room 301, MSC 1802
Phone: (540) 568-3578
Fax: (540) 568-6904
Last Modified: 2/14/2013
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