Credit By Examination
1. Credit may not be awarded for a lower-division course if the student has received credit (credit or letter grade) for an upper-division course in that same foreign language. For example: if a student has received a letter grade for Spanish 119 (upper division course), the student cannot challenge Spanish 4A (lower division course).
2. Students who have taken one or more years of a language in high school may not challenge a 1A course in that language.
3. Students who have taken two or more years of a language in high school may not challenge a 1B course in that language.
4. Students who have taken three years of a language in high school may not challenge 2A in that language.
5. Students who have completed the equivalent of ninth grade or more in the native country may not enroll in or challenge lower-division courses. Such students are not exempted from meeting General Education requirements.
Credit by Examination: To "test out" of a course, you must be enrolled in the course for the same semester. There is two application procedure (1) the department request and (2) the university's Application for Credit by Examination". The same Department Credit Allowances pertain for students requesting to test out.
Flowchart to completing the CBE for Spanish
To obtain a department request