Language and Cultural Competency
On this page: Learn about Preliminary Bilingual Credential admissions requirements for language and cultural competency.
Preliminary Credential Admissions Requirements - Language & Cultural Competency
All candidates must verify their Spanish language and cultural competency for entrance to the Bilingual Credential program. You can do this in one of 2 ways:
You must successfully pass both CSET LOTE (Language Other Than English) exams in Spanish: Subtests 3 and 5.
- Subtest 3 covers the Spanish language comprehension and expression in Listening, Reading, and Writing.
- Subtest 5 is more difficult and covers various contexts of Spanish around the world, including:
We recommend that you enroll in DLE 415 instead of passing these exams, but the choice is up to you.
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