Upper Level Spanish - Credit by Exam

Students with native and near native Spanish proficiency may take a fast track exam to earn credit for up to nine hours of Spanish credit for the following courses: SPAN 3003, SPAN 3033, and SPAN 4003. To qualify for the fast track exam, students must demonstrate native or near native proficiency prior to taking the exam. The qualification is based primarily on the linguistic skills of the student, not their ethnicity or nationality.

Credit is earned based on test score. Students scoring 80% or more in the exam will receive credit for SPAN3003, 3033, and 4003. Students scoring 70-79% in the exam will receive credit for SPAN 3003 and 3033. A score of 69% or lower receives no credit. The exam cannot be repeated. ****

****In order to comply with university policy, effective Fall 2017, new and transferring Native and Heritage Spanish speakers may earn up to 6 credit hours by taking a shorter advanced “Fast Track” Spanish exam. To qualify for the fast track exam, students must demonstrate native or near native proficiency prior to taking the exam. Students scoring 80% or more in the exam will receive credit for SPAN 3003 and 3033. A score of 79% or below receives no credit. The exam cannot be repeated.
The Fall 2018 deadline is October 21st, 2018. Please use the form below to register for the exam.