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    Utah State University
  Feb 24, 2018
2018-2019 General Catalog (Under Revision) 
2018-2019 General Catalog (Under Revision)

Foreign Language Examinations

Foreign Language Examinations

Utah State University offers placement tests in Spanish, French, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese and Arabic.  In order to take this test you must be a USU student with an A number. You need to take these tests to find out what classes you can register for.  Where basic skills in a language have been acquired by means other than college course, up to 16 lower-division credits may be earned by special examination.  To purchase the credits you have to be a registered student and taking classes at USU.

Students with skills in a language other than those offered by the department may earn up to 16 pass/fail credits by successfully performing a BYU flats test given in the Languages, Philosophy and Communication Studies Department.  Contact the Language department for more information on what other languages are available for this testing.

Students with skills in a language that is offered by the Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies Department may earn credit by successfully performing on an examination or by successfully completing an upper-division (3000-level or above) language course at Utah State University with a grade of B or better.  Contact  Languages, Philosophy and Communication Studies  In Main 204, (435) 797-1209,