Placement Score Cutoffs for Spanish

Placement scoreCourse to take
Below 295Spanish 121 or 141
295-369Spanish 123
370-439Spanish 201
440-599Spanish 321 or 322
Above 599consult with the Spanish adviser

TEST OUT OF SPANISH WITH THE CLEP EXAM:
Credit can be awarded based on scores from the CLEP exam, which is administered by the Office of Testing Services. Prior arrangements with the testing center must be made, and there is a fee for each subject examination. Get more information.

CREDIT IS AWARDED IS FOLLOWS
Score of 50-65, 8 hours of credit, may be used in place of SPAN 121 and 122.
Score of 66 or higher, 12 hours of credit, may be used in place of SPAN 121, 122, 123.

STUDY FOR THE CLEP WITH REACH
REACH offers one hour tutoring sessions for a number of CLEP exams. Get more information.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE CLEP EXAM?
1. Students who place into Spanish 201 or French 320, or higher and wish to satisfy the requirement without taking a language course. (Students who test into lower levels may have a harder time achieving a score that will grant them credit.)
2. Students with a native background or other significant experience in the language.