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English Placement Policy

EH 123 placements are made by the university administrative assistants working together with the Chair of Humanities, the Writing Program Administrator, and the Office of Admissions. Advisors should take care in moving students between different EH 123 sections to make sure they are correctly placed.

Initial Placement Qualifications:

Placement

ECAP

No SAT or ACT Scores

Old ACT

New ACT

Old SAT (includes a Verbal score and also a Writing score)

New SAT (includes only a Writing Score)

International Students

Developmental Track:

Place student in an

EH123 section between 001 and 019. Also place student in EH091L

Students who arrive without SAT or ACT scores.

Reported prior to September 2015:

6 or below 6 Writing Score


Reported between September 2015 and June 2016: 18 or below 18 Writing Score




Reported during or after September 2016:

6 or below 6 Writing Score

470 or below on Verbal Score

and 460 or below on Writing Score

480 or below on Writing Score

Below  80 TOFEL and 6.5 IELTS

Mainstream:

Place student in EH123 section 20 or above.

ECAP


All ECAP students should be placed in a mainstream Eh 123

Reported prior to September 2015:

7 or above 7 Writing Score


Reported between September 2015 and June 2016: 19 or above 19 Writing Score




Reported during or after September 2016:

7 or above 7 Writing Score

Above 470 on Verbal Score and above 460 on Writing Score.

Above 480 on Writing Score

At or above 80 TOFEL and 6.5 IELTS or above.



Section A: Identifying Developmental Sections:

  • All sections of EH 123 numbered 1 to 19 are developmental sections. All students in these sections must also be in a section of EH091L.

Section B: Identifying Developmental Sections with Online Labs:

  • Students placed in EH 123-003 should be placed in EH 091L-I, and students in EH 123-006 should be placed in EH 091L-I2. No other students should be in these EH 091L sections.
  • Students placed in EH 123-009 should be placed in EH 091L-I3, and students placed in EH 123-010 should be placed in EH 091L-I4. No other students should be in these EH 091L sections.

Identifying Regular Sections and Online Sections:

  • All sections of EH 123 numbered 20 and above are regular sections and none of these students should be placed in a lab.
  • EH123 online I7 courses are reserved for distance-learning students only. All other students should be placed in traditional EH123 classes.

Successful completion and moving on to EH124 and EH200+ courses

  • Students must earn a grade of C or better in EH 123 to take EH124.
  • Students must earn a grade of C or better in EH124 to take a literature course (literature elective or above). Students cannot take EH124 as a corequisite for a literature elective.
  • Student registrations for EH124 and literature courses will be reviewed by the administrative assistant for the College of Science and Humanities to identify students who are incorrectly registered. They will be required to retake the previous course instead.