Course challenges are not permitted. Any student who does not have a recorded score for the writing section of the SAT or does not have an ACT score will be asked to write a placement essay administered by the College Writing Program during orientation. The student will be placed in a composition course in accordance with the College Writing Program's judgment of the competence level of that essay.
Placement in CWP 099
Students who score below 400 on the Writing section of their SAT exam or 16 or less on the ACT should register for CWP 099 "Developmental Writing." Upon successful completion of the course, these students must register for and achieve a grade of "C" or better in CWP 101 "College Writing I" and CWP 102 "College Writing II" in order to fulfill the Basic Communication Requirement.
Placement in CWP 101
Placement in CWP 102
Exemption from the Basic Communication Requirement
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