Western Illinois University: Macomb Campus
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Advanced placement into the foreign language program may be achieved by one of the
- completion of four years of high school foreign language study (in the same
- scoring above the beginning level on the departmental placement test;
- completion of the College Entrance Board Advanced Placement Examination (CEEB);
- completion of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP).
College credit may be obtained by passing CEEB or CLEP.
Students beginning university language study at the 300-level may qualify, upon application (and normally on completion of a placement test), for advanced placement credit (equivalent to 122, 223, 224) by completing two 300-level courses (in the same language) with grades of C or better.
Students who begin at the 200-level may qualify, upon application (and normally on completion of a placement test), for intermediate placement credit (equivalent to 122) by completing either 223 or 224 with a grade of C or better.