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Student Success & Support Program

English Placement Tiers and Support Options

All students are eligible to enroll in ENGLISH 101, a course that meets graduation and transfer requirements.

English Tier 1: High School GPA 2.60 or Higher

In addition to ENGLISH 101, if you are concerned about your skill levels in English you should speak with a counselor about the following support options that are available to you:

  • ENGLISH 108 or TUTORING 001: each option provides you with access to English Writing Center services, including individualized instruction with tutors and faculty.
  • ENGLISH “BOOT CAMPS”: this option offers you a concentrated review of the entry-level skills that are needed for English 101.

 English Tier 2: High School GPA Between 1.90 and 2.59

In addition to ENGLISH 101, it is RECOMMENDED that you also enroll in ENGLISH 104, a three-unit supplemental course that will help you further develop the reading and writing skills you need to do well in English 101.

You should speak with a counselor about the following support options that are also available to you:

  • ENGLISH 108 or TUTORING 001: each option provides you with access to English Writing Center services, including individualized instruction with tutors and faculty.
  • ENGLISH “BOOT CAMPS”: this option offers you a concentrated review of the entry-level skills that are needed for English 101.

English Tier 3: High School GPA Below 1.90

In addition to ENGLISH 101, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you also enroll in ENGLISH 104, a three-unit supplemental course that will help you further develop the reading and writing skills you need to do well in English 101.

You should speak with a counselor about the following support options that are also available to you:

  • ENGLISH 108 or TUTORING 001: each option provides you with access to English Writing Center services, including individualized instruction with tutors and faculty.
  • ENGLISH “BOOT CAMPS”: this option offers you a concentrated review of the entry-level skills that are needed for English 101.

English As A Second Language (ESL)

If you are not a native speaker of English and you have not graduated from an American high school, you should go to the Assessment Center to take the ESL placement exam.

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