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Language Proficiency Points

Students can earn points for either a foreign language major/minor OR through foreign language coursework. OR students may also earn points if they are already proficient in another language by submitting documentation. (4 points max.)

  • 1 or 2 points – Successful completion of two intermediate language classes with at least a “B” or two advanced classes with at least a “C”. 

Students who are already fluent in another language 
Students can earn two points with proof of proficiency either by: 

  1. Taking a placement exam and submitting the placement exam score. Students can register for a placement exam by visiting the Testing Services website
  2. Meeting with a UH faculty member who is able to verify proficiency and then submit an email or letter confirming the student's language proficiency to UH Global.