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***For general information as PCC operates remotely, please call our hotline at (252) 493-7245, M-Th, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., and Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Students seeking specific course information are advised to contact their instructors.***04

Foreign Language Placement Testing

  • The Foreign Language Placement Test is available for current PCC students as well as prospective students.  The following individuals are eligible to take the tests.
    • Students who have successfully completed a high school foreign language course (in the target language) may take the test.
    •  Students who are heritage speakers or who identify with and routinely communicate in the target language may take the test.
    • Students who have taken a college-level foreign language course are NOT eligible to take the test.
  • The procedure for taking the Foreign Language Placement Test is found in the Foreign Language Placement Testing Policies.
  • A Flow Chart shows how a student might progress once the results of the placement test are known.
  • Current students may earn academic credit for by-passed courses by taking a Credit by Exam. See the PCC Catalog for policy and procedure. Contact the Foreign Language Department with questions at (252)493-7709.