Placement Test

New policy regarding the placement exam Fall 2020 and new norms for the waiver for native speakers- Fall 2019

  • International Students are automatically waived Domain IC if your academic language was other than English.
  • Starting Fall 19 native speakers/heritage students: get a waiver for DOMAIN IC after completing a short translation paragraph in their native language. This exam will be offered twice each semester. They need to register for the exam with Dr. Joanne Britland: jbritland@framinghma.edu

All other students must take the placement exam. Including transfer students.

The World Languages Department do not offer waivers for students with 4 consecutive years of the same language in HS. Even AP Spanish students must take the placement exam.

If they get a:

0-1 in the Avant Placement test must take SPAN 101

  1. 2 in the Avant Placement test must take SPAN 102

3 in the Avant Placement students get a waiver for Domain IC. Students with this waiver must complete another requirement within Domain I that may be chosen from subdomains A, B, or C. 

  1. 3 If they choose to take a language they must take SPAN 201.
  2. 4 in the Avant Placement test must take SPAN 202 if choosing the language option
  3. 5 in the Avant Placement test must take SPAN 300-level and above.

For questions, contact the Chair of the World Languages Department Dr. Emilce Cordeiro.