Placement test scores and suggested placement 2017

If you took the Avant PLACE placement exam in 2017, here are the suggested placement levels by scores. For all courses 102-205 students may enroll directly. Courses above 205 will need permission from the department for new students. If you have questions please contact Dr. Elizabeth Lewis elewis@umw.edu

UMW Language Placement By Avant Placement Exam Scores

 

Avant Score                                        Approx. Proficiency level              UMW Course placement

5 or higher Intermediate-Mid Invited to take re-exam for exemption*, possible 300 level placement**
4* Intermediate-Low Invited to take re-exam*, possible 300 level placement**
4 Intermediate-Low 202
3* Novice-High 201 or 205 for students who want to complete LR in one semester
3 Novice-High 201 or 205 for students who want to complete LR in one semester
2* Novice-Mid 102 or 105 for students who want review
2 Novice-Mid 102 or 105 for students who want review

*If you scored high and want to take the re-exam for exemption, you must sign up for a test time through MyUMW. Contact Jennifer Buist jbuist@umw.edu. If you plan to continue your students in language with an advanced (300 level) course, there is no need to take this exam.

**Contact Dr. Lewis about a waiver of pre-requisite for permission to enroll in the appropriate advanced course.