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Students who do not demonstrate college level control of the organization, development, and mechanics of writing need to enroll in a developmental English course.

  • Score below 18 on the English section of the Enhanced American College Testing (ACT) program
  • Score below 450 on the verbal portion of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT-1)
  • Scaled score below 88 on the Sentence Skills test of the College Board’s Accuplacer testing system

Student Success Center
The Student Success Center provides free tutorial assistance for the Developmental Education courses as well as for other college-level courses. Videotapes, computer-assisted instruction, specialized equipment, and other resources are also available.

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