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Foreign Language Placement Testing


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Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Placement Scores and Meanings

Students can find their placement score under the Student menu on Self-Service Carolina.  From there, click on Student Profile and then Testing.

If a student wishes to continue in the language of their placement exam, he or she MUST take the level of the course in which they have placed.   Students are never permitted to place themselves in a higher/lower level course than is reflected by their placement score.

 

            ARABIC
A0 – Eligible for ARAB121  (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)
                    
If you took the Arabic Placement Test:
A1 – Eligible for ARAB121                    
A2 – Eligible for ARAB122                    
A3 – Eligible for ARAB201
AB – Eligible for ARAB202                     
A4 – Eligible for ARAB301
AC – Eligible for ARAB302

                CHINESE
C0 – Eligible for CHIN121 (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)

If you took the Chinese Placement Test:
C1 – Eligible for CHIN121                    
C2 – Eligible for CHIN122                    
C3 – Eligible for CHIN221                    
C4 – Eligible for CHIN222                    
C5 – Eligible for CHIN321                    
C6 – Eligible for CHIN322                    
C7 – Eligible for CHIN421
C8 – Eligible for CHIN422                   
C9 – Exempt from all skills-based Chinese courses

               FRENCH 
F0 – Eligible for FREN109  (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)            

If you took the French Placement Test:
F1 – Eligible for FREN109                
F2 – Eligible for FREN121                
F3 – Eligible for FREN122                
F4 – Mandatory Phase II Exam (You must take the Phase II Exam before taking a French course.)
         *An F4 score does not satisfy any College's GFL requirement.  It only indicates that more testing is needed.* 
F5 – Eligible for FREN209 and/or FREN210            
F6 – Eligible for any 300-level French course
F7 - Eligible for any 400-level French course

               GERMAN 
G0 – Eligible for GERM109 (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)

If you took the German Placement Test:
G1 – Eligible for GERM109
G2 – Eligible for GERM121
G3 – Eligible for GERM122
G4 – Mandatory Phase II Exam (You must take the Phase II Exam before taking a German course.)
         *A G4 score does not satisfy any College's GFL requirement.  It only indicates that more testing is needed.*
G5 – Eligible for GERM210        
GB – Eligible for GERM211        
G6 – Eligible for GERM310        
GD – Eligible for GERMAN311    
G7 – Eligible for any course above 300-level

              ITALIAN
I0 – Eligible for ITAL121 (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)

If you took the Italian Placement Test:
I1 – Eligible for ITAL121                
I2 – Eligible for ITAL122                
I3 – Eligible for ITAL221                
I4 – Eligible for ITAL222

              JAPANESE
J0 – Eligible for JAPA121 (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)

If you took the Japanese Placement Test:
J1 – Eligible for JAPA121                
J2 – Eligible for JAPA122                
J3 – Eligible for JAPA221
J4 – Eligible for JAPA222                
J5 – Eligible for JAPA321                
J6 – Eligible for JAPA322 
J7 – Eligible for JAPA421                
J8 – Eligible for JAPA422                

               LATIN
L0 – Eligible for LATN109    (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)

If you took the Latin Placement Test:
L1 – Eligible for LATN109                
L2 – Eligible for LATN121                
L3 – Eligible for LATN122                
L4 – Eligible for LATN301

               PORTUGUESE
P0 – Eligible for PORT121 (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)

If you took the Portuguese Placement Test:
P1 – Eligible for PORT121                
P2 – Eligible for PORT122        
P3 – Eligible for any 200-level Portuguese course    
P4 – Eligible for any 300-level Portuguese course

               RUSSIAN
R0 – Eligible for RUSS121 (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)                    

If you took the Russian Placement Test:
R1 – Eligible for RUSS121                    
R2 – Eligible for RUSS122                    
R3 – Eligible for RUSS201                    
R4 – Eligible for RUSS202                    
R6 – Eligible for RUSS301                    
R7 – Eligible for RUSS302                    
R8 – Eligible for RUSS401                    
R9 – Eligible for RUSS402                    

               SPANISH 
S0 – Eligible for SPAN109    (Assumes no prior knowledge of the language)

If you took the Spanish Placement Test:
S1 – Eligible for SPAN109
S2 – Eligible for SPAN121
S3 – Eligible for SPAN122
S4 – Mandatory Phase II Exam (You must take the Phase II Exam before taking a Spanish course.)
         *An S4 score does not satisfy any College's GFL requirement.  It only indicates that more testing is needed.*
S5 – Eligible for SPAN209 
SB – Eligible for SPAN210                 
S6 – Eligible for SPAN302                 
SD – Eligible for SPAN303                    
S7 – Eligible for SPAN312