Placement Tests & Credit By Examination

Academic Testing Services

Test Answer Sheet

Texas Tech students may attempt credit by examination for a number of language courses through the University's Academic Testing Services division. Please contact Academic Test Services for availability and schedules. The Language Laboratory no longer provides credit by examination.

Some basic information is provided below, and please check the information linked to Academic Testing Services for up-to-date rules and testing schedules:

  • There are requirements that must be met before you are eligible to sit for certain exams.
  • Any credit that you obtain through credit by exam will not bear a letter grade, but will reflect as credit hours earned on your transcript.
  • You can check the Undergraduate Credit by Examination table on the Academic Testing Services Web site for more information regarding tests and allowed credit for specific languages.
  • Academic Testing Services can be reached by phone at 806.742.3671, and via email at; the main office is located in room 214 of West Hall.