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Language Major Exit Exam Information

Required for Graduating Language Majors

The Exit Exam consists of three parts: 

  • Senior Oral Presentation
  • Oral Proficiency Interview by Computer (OPIc)
  • Writing Proficiency Interview (WPT)

The first part of the exam is an oral presentation on two literary works.  You must submit your two book titles to your academic advisor by the end of March, if you plan to graduate in June.

Sample Senior Exit Exam Outline
Senior Exit Exam Book and Movie List

The other two parts of the exam are conducted by Language Testing International, a subsidiary of American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).  This part of the exam, Oral Proficiency Interview by Computer (OPIc), an internet delivered test which provides valid and reliable oral proficiency testing on a large scale and the WPT, a standardized test for the global assessment of functional writing ability in a language.  The OPIc and WPT can be taken at Student Development Services (509) 527-2147.  This part of the exit exam must be completed by the end of May, in order to graduate in June.

DO NOT discard your test confirmation as it contains your login information to check on your results.  The following links will give you information for each type of test:

Academic Individual
Teacher Candidate

Last update on October 12, 2018