For accurate placement, speak directly with a Spanish instructor. In the meantime, please click here for more information about placement.
Click here to read the guidelines for speaking proficiency, published by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
This website from the University of Texas has samples of communicative tasks at different levels of proficiency.
Although PCC doesn't offer challenge exams, click here for information on taking the CLEP test.
Thinking about continuing your Spanish at a four-year university? Click here for a link to Portland State University's advising web page where you can learn how to major or minor in Spanish.
Course Content Outcome Guide for Spanish