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French Language Proficiency Test


General Information

The French Language Proficiency Test is taken for two purposes: 1) As a challenging exam to satisfy foreign language requirements for Liberal Arts and Science Majors; and/or 2) to waive 200-level French courses that are prerequisites for more advanced classes.

Who Needs to Take the French Language Proficiency Test?

Any Liberal Arts and Sciences major that wishes to attempt to satisfy their foreign language requirement with a French test. Also, any student wishing to attempt to waive 200-level French courses in order to take more advanced courses.

According to the SDSU General Catalog, some language requirements may also be satisfied through Advanced Placement (AP) credit, College Level Examination (CLEP) credit, and/or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit.


Test Date Registration Deadline
Friday, January 26, 2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Registration Procedures

Email to your name, email/phone, and Red ID number.

Test information and exam dates and times are subject to change without notice.

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