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Seal of Biliteracy

The following policy defines how William Woods University will award credit to incoming students who have earned the Seal of Biliteracy, effective for students entering William Woods in the Fall semester of 2019.

  • Students who have earned the Seal of Biliteracy may receive 6-18 hours of credit, in the designated foreign language.
  • Amount of credit granted will be determined by the score attained and by the specific assessment used to confer the Seal and successful completion at a “C” or higher of the designated bridge course as determined by the language faculty.
  • Transcripted credit is not charged to the student after successful completion of the designated bridge course.
  • Additional assessments for which credit may be earned through the Seal of Biliteracy include:

o    ACTFL Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL)

o    Avant Standards-based Measure of Proficiency (STAMP 4S)


o    SLPI – Sign Language Proficiency Inventory


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