Language Placement & Course Exemption All Languages Except Spanish

This chart guides students in all languages except Spanish on placement and course exemption.

The chart helps you decide between the Language Placement Test, the CLEP Test, Advisor Contact or Certification of Proficiency. 
 

 

Who?

What it DOES for you:

Language Placement Test

Students in: 
French | German | Italian

Students who want to be exempt from courses in these languages

or

Students who want to be placed into the correct level to continue studying in these languages

Places you into the correct level (1000-3000) in:

French | German | Italian

It DOES NOT grant you credit for courses you place out of

Contact Advisor

Students in: 
Arabic | Chinese | Japanese | Russian

Students who want to be exempt from courses in these languages

or

Students who want to be placed into the correct level to continue studying in these languages

 

Places you into the correct level (1000-3000) in: 

Arabic | Chinese | Japanese | Russian

It DOES NOT grant you credit for courses you place out of

Certification of Proficiency

Students in ALL other languages (not taught at UNC Charlotte) such as:

Farsi | Hmong | Vietnamese

Students who want to be exempt from a language requirement in these languages 

and 

want to have proficiency noted on their transcript in these languages

 

It provides a notation of your language proficiency on your transcript

It may allow you to claim that you have fulfilled a language requirement at the 1000, 2000, or 3000 level

It DOES NOT grant you credit for courses you place out of

CLEP Test

Students in:

French | German

Students who have some experience in the language 

and

want to be exempt from courses in these languages

and

seek college credit for exempted courses in these languages

Places you into the correct level (1000-3000) in:

and

grants you college credit on your transcript for all courses you place out of in:

French |  German

 

Contact Advisor or Associate Chair

Students who still have questions

or

who have placed at highest level in the Placement Test and/or the CLEP Test for:

French | German | Italian

Can help you determine which 3000-level course to take

Can answer questions specific to your situation