Placement Guidelines

Beginning Students

Students who wish to study French or Spanish for the first time should enroll in FRE 1120, Beginning French I, or SPAN 1120, Beginning Spanish I.


Students with Foreign Language Exposure

Those students who have had some contact with French or Spanish, either through high school coursework or through other experiences, should take the French or Spanish online placement examination and then register according to their test results.


Native / Heritage Foreign Language Speakers

Native or heritage speakers of French or Spanish seeking to enhance their writing skills or to expand their cultural and literary knowledge should meet with the department chair to determine an appropriate first class at UNF.


Placement Test

The Department uses the online Webcape Placement Exam, provided by Brigham Young University. Students may contact the department in order to obtain the password and instructions to take the placement test. The exam is free for UNF students.