English Composition General Education Proficiency Requirement

Fall 2016

Effective Fall 2016, new students without prior college credit in English Composition will be placed in the following courses:

ENG 103 ACT English score below 19 and SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing or Critical Reading score below 430 and (if relevant) TOEFL iBT Writing score below 18.
ENG 105 ACT English score 18-31 or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing or Critical Reading score 430-690, or TOEFL iBT Writing score 18 or above.
ENG 106 or ENG 107 ACT English score 32 or above or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing or Critical Reading score 700 or above.

Starting Fall 2017, the ACT Plus Writing or the Redesigned SAT with optional essay will be required for new undergraduate applicants with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Placement scores for the two tests will follow the guidelines set forth for Fall 2016 (listed above) and will use concordance tables for the ACT Plus Writing and the Redesigned SAT with the optional essay.

Important: English Composition General Education Requirements must be completed prior to obtaining junior year classification.