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Placement Exam

Welcome to the Modern Languages Placement Exam!

The Modern Languages Placement Exam is expected to open on May 2nd, 2022.

 Modern Languages Offerings and Requirements:

  • Students who have never taken the language before should enroll in 101.
  • Most students will take two semesters in the same language. Students must consult with their department.
  • The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers four languages: French, German, Spanish, and Chinese (Asian Studies).
  • If students wish to continue with the same language that they studied in high school, they must take the Citadel’s Modern Languages Placement Exam (MLPE) but no matter what their score is the lowest possible level they will be placed in is 102 (second semester).
  • Only students who are choosing a language not studied in High School will start at the 101 level.
  • The score will determine the placement level (102, 201, 202, etc.) for a student's modern language study at The Citadel.
  • Those students who would like to begin a new language—one not previously studied—will need to request a waiver from the Placement Test by writing to registrar@citadel.edu by August 1st. Students who wish to study Chinese do not need to request a waiver.

Dates:

The Language Placement Test will be given online starting May 2nd. Complete all placement tests by August 1st.

Test Administration:

  • Tests require 30-60 minutes
  • Log in to Canvas
  • Select the appropriate language test
  • Read instructions carefully
  • Save answers
  • Submit the test for grading

Students should take the Placement Exam as early as possible in order to complete registration for the fall semester.

Students who require accommodations for testing must contact Services for Students with Disabilities to make the request. They can be reached at disabilityservices@citadel.edu or by calling 843-953-6877.

Remember: Enrollment in 101 courses (except for Chinese) is restricted to students that have never taken the language before.

Helpful Hints:

  • Disable all popup blockers.
  • Review the Canvas Information (Links to an external site) page if technical problems occur.
  • Do your very best! It is to your advantage. The higher you begin your language studies, the closer you will be to a minor, major, or double major.

How do I log in to Canvas?
Visit the Canvas Information (Links to an external site) page

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