English Courses

English Composition Advanced Placement, ACT, SAT, and IB Policy

If you earn a score of 4 on either of the English AP exams you will earn three credits for ENGL 001. If you earn a score of 5 on either of the English AP exams you will earn six credits for ENGL 001 and 002.
 
If you earn a score of 32-33 on the ACT Optional Writing Test, you will receive three credits for ENGL 001. If you earn a score of 34 or higher on the ACT Optional Writing Test you will receive six credits for ENGL 001 and 002. 
 
If you earn a score of 5 on the IB Test you will receive three credits for ENGL 001. 
 
For those students who took the SAT before March 2016, the following criteria will be used to decide credit for introductory English courses:
If you earn a score of 700-749 on the SAT test in Writing, you will receive three credits for ENGL 001. If you earn a score of 750 or higher on the SAT test in Writing, you will receive six credits for ENGL 001 and 002. 
 
For those students who took the SAT in March 2016 or later, the following criteria will be used to decide credit for introductory English courses: 
If you earn a score of 730-769 on the SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing test you will receive three credits for ENGL 001. If you earn a score of 770 or higher on the SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing test you will receive six credits for ENGL 001 and 002.