Language Course Placement & Credit for Prior Learning

Language Course Placement

A free placement test for Spanish and French may be taken in the World Languages Lab, room AS 110. (Photo I.D. required.) For World Languages Lab hours and contact information, please click here.

Placement for all other languages (if taken in high school within the last three years): One year of a high school course is equivalent to one semester at the community college. High school transcripts and department approval are required.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Credit earned through CLEP examination for French, German, and Spanish meets the language proficiency requirements of the Maricopa Community Colleges.

Please contact the Testing Center at 480-461-7480 for more information on CLEP testing.