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Broward College accepts language exams taken through the Brigham Young University’s Foreign Language Achievement Tests Services (BYU FLATS). This service allows students to fulfill the foreign language competency requirement by passing a computerized foreign language exam. Exams are offered in over  60 languages.

Can I take a foreign language achievement exam at Broward College?

​Yes. You may take the foreign language exam at one of four testing centers: Central Campus, North Campus, South Campus, and Miramar West Center.

What languages are offered?
The following language exams are offered:
​Albanian ​Fijian Japanese Portuguese-Continental
Arabic Finnish Korean Romanian
​Armenian French ​Latvian Russian
​Bulgarian Georgian Lithuanian Samoan
​Cambodian GermanMalagasy Serbian
Cantonese-Simplified Greek Malay Spanish 
Cantonese-Traditional Haitian-Creole Mandarin-Simplified Swedish
Cebuano Hmong Mandarin-Traditional ​Tagalog
​Croatian Hungarian Mongolian Tahitian
Czech ​Icelandic Norwegian Thai
Danish Ilonggo-Hiligaynon Persian-Farsi Tongan
Dutch ​Indonesian ​Polish Ukrainian
​EstonianItalian Portuguese-Brazilian Vietnamese
The ten languages listed below are only offered in paper/pencil version. These language exams cost $75 to cover the cost of mailing.
​Aymara​ESL ​Maori​Quechua Welsh
How can I register for a foreign language exam at Broward College?

​Log on to the BYU FLATS website to begin the registration process.

  1. You will be asked to provide personal information, including your BC student ID.
  2. You will be asked to provide proctor information. Please provide the information of the testing center for which you will be taking the foreign language exam.


Central Campus
North Campus
South Campus Miramar West Center
Name: Judy Davidoff 
Department: Testing
Educational Institution:
Broward College
Address: 3501 S.W. Davie Road
City, State Zip: David, FL 33314
Phone: 954-201-6982
Name: Mirlyne Jean
Department: Testing
Educational Institution:
Broward College
Address: 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd.
City, State Zip: Coconut Creek, FL 33066
Phone: 954-201-2345
Name: Phillip Davis
Department: Testing
Educational Institution:
Broward College
Address: 7200 Pines Blvd.
City, State Zip: Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Phone: 954-201-8884
Name: Cecilia Johnson
Department: Testing
Educational Institution:
Broward College
Address: 1930 S.W. 145th Ave.
City, State Zip: Miramar, FL 33027
Phone: 954-201-8459
3. You will be asked to provide information on where testing results should be sent. BC students should provide the following information:
Additional Results Sent To:
District Testing Office
Broward College
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd
Coconut Creek, FL 33066

(954) 201-2345

4. Pay the $50 registration fee.
5.Once payment is processed you will receive a confirmation email, which will include your testing password. You will bring the testing password with you to a BC testing center.
6. Make an appointment with a BC testing center representative where the exam will be administered.
a. Remember to bring your student ID, testing password from BYU FLATS, and $15 testing fee to your testing appointment. Non-BC students pay a $20 per hour testing fee.
Do I take the exam on a computer?

​Yes. Most exams are computerized, and are taken in a BC testing center. A few exams are paper/pencil versions. See the list of those exams above.

How much time do I have to take the exam?

​Each exam is timed to a maximum of two and a half hours.

When do I get my test results?

Unofficial test results are immediately emailed to you. 

Official test results* are mailed (paper copy) to the Broward College Registrar's Office. 

*Processing of official test results may take up to 4 weeks to show on your official BC record. 

Can I retake the exam if I don’t pass?

​Yes. Exams can be retaken every six months.

Do I have to be a Broward College student to take a foreign language exam at Broward College?

 No. Non-BC students can take the BYU FLATS exam at Broward College. Simply follow the registration instructions above. Provide proctor information of the BC campus where you wish to take the exam when prompted. Also provide information for where test results should be sent to your current college/university. Non-BC students pay a $20 per hour testing fee.

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