Foreign Language Simulated Oral Proficiency Interviews (SOPI), Foreign Language Computerized Oral Proficiency Interviews (COPI)
The Department of Foreign Languages expects that their majors will have reached an ACTFL proficiency level of Advanced Low by the first semester of their senior year. In order to check their progress, the students are tested at the sophomore level, using a short version of the SOPI (Simulated Oral Proficiency Interview). Students are again tested at the senior level. French and German BA students take long version of the SOPI (Simulated Oral Proficiency Interview). Spanish BA students take the COPI (Computerized Oral Proficiency Interview).