The LLRC offers two types of exams:
- The FLPE exam is offered in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.
- The FLPE allows students to place into a language class in one of the above languages and/or to meet Stony Brook's SBC: LANG.
- Students who have not had formal, or in the case of heritage speakers, informal language exposure do not need to take a FLPE exam.
- Students who take the FLPE will be billed $44.25 by the bursar.
- Challenge exams allows students to place into a language class, other than for those languages for which a FLPE exam is offered and/or to meet Stony Brook's SBC: LANG.
- The Challenge Exam also allows students to challenge, in some cases, a specific language course for credit.
- Challenge exam fees are $50 for LANG only and $50/credit for course challenges.
- Challenge Exam Guidelines