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Language Proficiency Evaluations

Graduating Seniors in Spanish and French are required to take the OPIc language proficiency evaluation in order to determine their achieved level of Language proficiency. OPIc stands for Oral Proficiency Interview- computer. Seniors will receive an email inviting them to sign up.  To schedule your OPIc, please contact Dr. Shawn Morrison, Associate Dean of the School of Languages Cultures and World Affairs, at MorrisonSH@cofc.edu.

Global Scholars also take the OPIc to evaluate their language proficiency. For more information check out the Foreign Language Progiciency requirements here. Questions regarding Global Scholars should be directed to Dr. Weyers in the Spanish Department at weyersj@cofc.edu.

Allow about 60 minutes to take the test. 


If you are a native or heritage speaker of a language other than English and wish to be exempted from the language requirement at College of Charleston, or you wish to place at a higher level, please contact the program offering that language for placement procedures. If it is a language that the College does not offer please contact Dr. Shawn Morrison, Associate Dean of the School of Languages Cultures and World Affairs, at morrisonsh@cofc.edu.