Procedure for Applying for ACTFL OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) and ACE (American Council on Education) Credit Recommendation:
students at IUP may receive course credit for their oral proficiency levels in Spanish through the American Council on Education (ACE) Credit Recommendation Service and Language Testing International (LTI), the assessment agency for the
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). See the current Undergraduate Catalog (Department of Foreign Languages/Spanish) for a list of the proficiency ratings, corresponding ACE credit recommendations, and IUP course
credits in Spanish.
Students who have taken an ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview through LTI, received a proficiency rating by LTI, and received credit recommendation by ACE may receive the following course credits in Spanish at IUP:
(This chart also appears in the Undergraduate
Catalog under Department of Foreign Languages/Spanish.)
Note: To maximize the benefit of these credits, students must complete all steps prior to completing their first Spanish course at IUP (most commonly SPAN230).
For more information, please contact the Department of Foreign Languages.