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College of Liberal and Fine Arts

CLEP

By successfully utilizing the CLEP testing system, students may test out of up to four semesters of college course credits in either Spanish, French, or German.  CLEP tests are given at the UTSA main campus and the Downtown campus, or you may choose take CLEP tests at other locations.

You must pre-register for CLEP tests, either online, via mail, or in person.  If you have any questions, contact the UTSA Testing Office, phone 210-458-4125.

 

  • CLEP test fee: $80.00 (pay on day of test by credit card or mail in).

  • UTSA fee: $15.00 (pay online during registration).

  • Registration in Person: Must bring two separate fee payments and photo ID.

  • Test day:  Must have two forms of ID

 

CLEP credits are awarded based on your test scores.  The numbers that UTSA currently recognizes are:

 

French

  •     Score of 43, credit for FRN 1014 (4 credit hours)

  •     Score of 50, credit for FRN 1014 and 1024 (8 credit hours)

  •     Score of 56, credit for FRN 1014, 1024, and 2013 (12 credit hours)

  •     Score of 62, credit for FRN 1014, 1024, 2013, and 2013 (16 credit hours)

German

  •     Score of 43, credit for GER 1014 (4 credit hours)

  •     Score of 50, credit for GER 1014 and 1024 (8 credit hours)

  •     Score of 56, credit for GER 1014, 1024, and 2013 (12 credit hours)

  •     Score of 63, credit for GER 1014, 1024, 2013, and 2023 (16 credit hours)

Spanish

  •     Score of 43, credit for SPN 1014 (4 credit hours)

  •     Score of 50, credit for SPN 1014 and 1024 (8 credit hours)

  •     Score of 58, credit toward SPN 1014, 1024, and 2013 (12 credit hours)

  •     Score of 66, credit toward SPN 1014,1024, 2013, and 2023 (16 credit hours)

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

Tests Available

 

French Language
Levels 1 and 2

The French Language examination is designed to measure the ability to understand spoken and written French. This ability needs to be equivalent to that of students who have completed two to four semesters of college French language study. The examination contains approximately 121 questions to be answered in 90 minutes. Some of these are pretest questions that will not be scored. There are three separately timed sections. The three sections are weighted so that each question contributes equally to the total score. Any time you spend on tutorials or providing personal information is in addition to the actual testing time.
 

German Language
Levels 1 and 2

The German Language examination is designed to measure the ability to understand spoken and written German. This ability needs to be equivalent to that of students who have completed two to four semesters of college German language study. The examination contains approximately 120 questions to be answered in 90 minutes. Some of these are pretest questions that will not be scored. There are three separately timed sections. The three sections are weighted so that each question contributes equally to the total score. Any time you spend on tutorials or providing personal information is in addition to the actual testing time.
 

Spanish Language
Levels 1 and 2

The Spanish Language examination is designed to measure the ability to understand spoken and written Spanish. This ability needs to be equivalent to that of students who have completed two to four semesters of college Spanish language study. The examination contains approximately 120 questions to be answered in 90 minutes. Some of these are pretest questions that will not be scored. There are three separately timed sections. The three sections are weighted so that each question contributes equally to the total score. Any time you spend on tutorials or providing personal information is in addition to the actual testing time.