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Other SDSU Undergraduate Tests

 

 

For additional information about each test, click on the link with the test name. Test information, fees, and exam dates and times are subject to change without notice.

 

AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS

CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT EXAM

The American Institutions graduation requirement may be satisfied by completion of certain courses or a combination of courses and the California Government examination. See the current General Catalog for details. The dates on which the California Government examination will be given are as follows. Students must register for the exam by the deadline date.

 
Test Date Time* Online/In-Person Registration Deadline Mail-In Registration (postmarked) Scores Released by**
Saturday, July 8, 2017
10:30 a.m.
July 3, 2017
June 30, 2017
July 23, 2017
Friday, August 25, 2017
3:30 p.m.
August 21, 2017
August 18, 2017
September 9, 2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:30 a.m.
September 4, 2017
September 1, 2017
September 24, 2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:30 a.m.
September 25, 2017
September 22, 2017
October 15, 2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:30 a.m.
October 9, 2017
October 6, 2017
October 29, 2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:30 a.m.
October 23, 2017
October 20, 2017
November 12, 2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:30 a.m.
November 27, 2017
November 24, 2017
December 17, 2017

*Sessions will be closed when testing capacity is reached regardless of registration deadline or posted times.

** Please note that some test results may not be available prior to the next scheduled test date, so plan your test date accordingly.

JOURNALISM (School of Journalism & Media Studies)

GRAMMAR, SPELLING, AND PUNCTUATION (GSP) TEST

This test is required for admission to the Advertising, Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations majors in the School of Journalism & Media Studies. Students are allowed three attempts to pass the Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation (GSP) test.

 
Test Date Time* Online/In-Person Registration Deadline Mail-In Registration (postmarked) Scores Released by**
Saturday, September 9, 2017
12:30 p.m.
September 4, 2017
September 1, 2017
September 24, 2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
12:30 p.m.
September 25, 2017
September 22, 2017
October 15, 2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
12:30 p.m.
October 9, 2017
October 6, 2017
October 29, 2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
12:30 p.m.
October 23, 2017
October 20, 2017
November 12, 2017

*Sessions will be closed when testing capacity is reached regardless of registration deadline or posted times.

** Please note that some test results may not be available prior to the next scheduled test date, so plan your test date accordingly.

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE TESTS

 

FRENCH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST

The French proficiency examinations are taken (1) as a challenge exam to satisfy the Foreign Language Graduation Requirement for liberal arts and science majors, (2) to waive specific 200-level French courses which are prerequisites for more advanced classes or (3) to waive French 301 and/or French 302. Contact Information: To register, send an email to euro.coord@sdsu.edu with your name, email/phone, and Red ID number.
 
Test Date Registration Deadline
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017

 

GERMAN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST

The German proficiency examinations are taken (1) as a challenge exam to satisfy the Foreign Language Graduation Requirement for liberal arts and science majors and/or (2) to waive 100 and 200-level German courses which are prerequisites for more advanced classes. Contact Information: To register, send an email to euro.coord@sdsu.edu with your name, email/phone, and Red ID number.
 
Test Date
Registration Deadline
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017

 

ITALIAN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST

The Italian proficiency examinations are taken (1) as a challenge exam to satisfy the Foreign Language Graduation Requirement for liberal arts and science majors and/or (2) to waive 200-level Italian courses which are prerequisites for more advanced classes. Contact Information: To register, send an email to euro.coord@sdsu.edu with your name, email/phone, and Red ID number.
 
Test Date
Registration Deadline
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017

 

JAPANESE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST

The Japanese language proficiency test is taken to assess the proficiency level and to place students at the most appropriate level in the curriculum of the Japanese language program at San Diego State University. Students who have special backgrounds, and those SDSU students who took Japanese elsewhere, including SDSU students who participated in exchange programs, are required to take this examination. For more information, please contact the Japanese language adviser in the Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages.
  Japanese Language, Level 4
Test Date
Time
Registration Deadline
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
8:30 a.m.
August 21, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017
8:30 a.m.
August 30, 2017

Japanese Language, Level 3
Test Date
Time
Registration Deadline
Thursday, August 24, 2017
8:30 a.m.
August 23, 2017
Tuessday, September 5, 2017
8:30 a.m.
September 4, 2017

Japanese Language, Level 2
Test Date
Time
Registration Deadline
Saturday, August 26, 2017
1:30 p.m.
August 25, 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017
8:30 a.m.
September 6, 2017

Japanese Language, Level 1
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
8:30 a.m.
August 28, 2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
8:30 a.m.
September 8, 2017


RUSSIAN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST
The Russian proficiency examinations are taken (1) as a challenge exam to satisfy the Foreign Language Graduation Requirement for liberal arts and science majors and/or (2) to waive 200-level Russian courses which are prerequisites for more advanced classes. Contact Information: To register, send an email to euro.coord@sdsu.edu with your name, email/phone, and Red ID number.
Test Date
Registration Deadline
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017
 

 

SPANISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST

The Spanish proficiency examination is taken to satisfy the foreign language requirement for Liberal Arts and Science Majors. Contact the Spanish Department for more information. The Spanish Language Proficiency Test is not appropriate or available to students attending other colleges or universities or individuals seeking bilingual certification for employment or other purposes. Scores from this test will only be released to SDSU students seeking to satisfy the language requirement on this campus.

Test Date Time Online/In-Person Registration Deadline Mail-In Registration Deadline

Scores Released by the Spanish Department

Thursday, September 7, 2017
5:00 p.m.
September 4, 2017
September 1, 2017
September 28, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:00 p.m.
October 9, 2017
October 6, 2017
November 2, 2017
Thursday, November 9, 2017
5:00 p.m.
November 6, 2017
November 3, 2017
November 30, 2017
Thursday, January 18, 2018
5:00 p.m.
January 15, 2018
January 12, 2018
February 8, 2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
5:00 p.m.
February 26, 2018
February 23, 2018
March 22, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018
5:00 p.m.
April 16, 2018
April 13, 2018
May 10, 2018