***Spring classes will continue meeting through alternative instructional methods and end on time (May 5). Extracurricular activities remain suspended until further notice. For general information, call the PCC Student Coronavirus Hotline at (252) 493-7245, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.***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 are 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.
  • Students do not earn academic credit for the courses that they place out of until after successful completion of the course into which they placed.  
  • Current PCC students who wish to earn academic credit for foreign language courses which they are not enrolled in must complete a Credit by Exam. See the PCC Catalog for policy and procedure. Contact the Foreign Language Department with questions at (252)493-7709.