The placement exam is an online exam available for French, Italian, and Spanish, which places students in the correct level of a language. The proficiency exam is a comprehensive examination given by and at Villanova on certain dates in the summer. Satisfactory performance on the proficiency exam (grade B or better) will satisfy the core curriculum language requirement.
No, it requires a placement questionnaire.
Yes, Latin offers an exam at the Intermediate level.
The exam is approximately 2 hours long and it includes an oral component.
The proficiency exam for French, Italian, and Spanish tests the language proficiency of the students at the Intermediate level.
They can go over their textbooks of Intermediate I and II in French, Italian, and Spanish.
American Sign Language.
Notification is automatic. You either take the placement test to be placed in a language, or you register to take the comprehensive examination. Information on AP is provided in the Freshmen booklet.
No, we will use the results to place the students in the proper language level.
They count to place students only. Please submit the scores to the Registrar and you will be placed accordingly.
AP scores of 4 or higher satisfy also the language requirement. It can also serve to place students in upper level courses towards their minor or major.
For French and Spanish, four courses after the Intermediate level. For Italian five courses above the Intermediate level.
Ten courses above the Intermediate level.
Yes, and in some cases, such as in Education and French, Italian or Spanish, there is no need to take extra courses to obtain a double major.