Spanish Placement Exam

Have you taken Spanish courses before, but are unsure which course to register for here at CSU, Chico? Has it been years since your last Spanish class and you want to find out for which course you should register? The Spanish Program now offers a Spanish Placement Exam for levels I, II, III & IV. These exams will be used to determine whether one should register for Spanish 101,102, 201 or 202. The exams are available free of charge to registered CSU, Chico students and can be taken from any computer with network access.

Before registering for the exam by following the instructions below, please read the exam information first.

Exam Information

  • If you have taken high school Spanish courses 1-3 within the last 2 years, take EXAM I.
  • If you have taken AP Spanish within the last 2 years, take EXAM II.
  • If you have taken Spanish at a Community College within the last 2 years, take EXAM III-IV.
  • (If you have take advanced courses in another institution within the last 3-5 years, take EXAM V, which is still under construction)

Scoring Information

  • EXAM I: If you scored in the range of 1-84 you need to be in Spanish 101. If you scored in the range of 85-100, you need to be in Spanish 102.
  • EXAM II: If you scored in the range of 1-84 you need to be in Spanish 102. If you scored in the range of 85-100, you need to be in Spanish 201.
  • EXAM III-IV: If you scored in the range of 1-84, you need to be in Spanish 201. If you scored 85-100, you need to be in Spanish 202 and take one of the conversation classes.
  • (EXAM V: If you score in the range of 1-84 you need to be in Spanish 202 and take one of the conversation Spanish courses. If you scored 85-100 you need to be in Spanish 301, which is an upper division course!)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE EXAM

If you have further questions after you have taken the exam, please contact your Spanish advisor or contact the ILLC Office and request an appointment with an advisor (530)898-5074

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