The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures offers majors in:
MLC students complete coursework in language, literature, culture and related fields and thus:
- Gain a deeper understanding of a variety of cultures, including their own
- Become highly competitive in the international and domestic workforce
- Increase their analytical/critical thinking and communication skills
- Understand and make connections within the interdependent nature of the world
- Become engaged world citizens
STAMP (STAndards-based Measurement of Proficiency) 4S
Are you majoring in French, MLBO, Latin American Studies, or Spanish? Are you minoring in French, German, or Spanish? Then you are required to take STAMP 4S to complete your major and/or minor requirements. STAMP 4S is a web-based, computer-adaptive evaluation of language proficiency in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Your STAMP 4S results will allow you to inform future employers, graduate programs, scholarship providers, and internship programs exactly how well you are able to communicate in your chosen language.
STAMP is computer-delivered and is administered on the Moscow campus at the U of I Testing Center (Mary E. Forney Hall, Room 301; https://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/ctc/testing for a $65.00 fee. While there is no time limit, most students complete STAMP 4S in two and a half hours. You can take STAMP 4S by appointment between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Schedule STAMP 4S.
Additional information and practice tests are available online:
Results are available within three to five business days. You can request a print copy of your STAMP Report from Testing Services. For information regarding this requirement, contact the Modern Languages and Cultures department at 208-885-6179 or email (MLC@uidaho.edu).