Frequently Asked Questions
Who should take the placement test?
The placement test determines the student's entry level into a foreign language course (Spanish, German and French languages only). Students who wish to tak a French, German or Spanish course at the 130 level or higher must take the Foreign Language Placement Test that is administered online. The placement test determines the student's entry level into a foreign language course. The test is a placement tool only; its results cannot be used to request academic credit.
How do I take the Italian placement tests?
We currently do not have a placement test for Italian. Please contact the Italian instructor for placement into 130 level or higher.
I am not planning on taking a foreign language next semester. Do you still recommend that I take the placement exam?
No. it is not necessary to take the placement test until you are ready to complete your coursework.
I took a placement test at another university. May I send you their results?
We currently do not accept placement test scores from other universities.
I forgot to print my results. Can I retrieve them? Should I retake the test?
You can not retrieve your placement test scores after you hit the submit button. You may contact the Foreign Language Instructional Center Coordinator, Patience Locke @ 843-349-2478 for further instructions.
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Patience Locke, Coordinator