If you refuse to meet these requirements, perhaps you are advised to join up for a co-requisite support course along with your math and English course, or you might be advised to register for an intensive, reading and writing course just before college composition. Support courses are created to help you in completing your English and math courses during your first semester. Do you want math or English courses to get a certificate or degree? You might be strongly encouraged to take these classes during your first semester. Advisors can assist you when you look at the course that is right.
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Options to Demonstrate College Readiness
Option 1. ACT, SAT or Accuplacer Scores
Unofficial ACT, SAT, and Accuplacer placement test scores from inside the past five (5) years may online be submitted.
The test that is minimum to show College Readiness are the following:
- ACT | English: 18 | Math: 19 for MAT 120/135 or 23 for MAT 121
- SAT (Taken just before March 2016) | Critical Reading: 430 for English | Math: 460
- SAT (Taken after March 2016) | Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 470 for English | Math: 500 for MAT 120/135 | Math: 560 or higher for MAT 121
- Classic Accuplacer | Sentence Skills: 95 | Reading Comprehension: 80 (Recommended) | Elementary Algebra: 60 for MAT 120/135 | Elementary Algebra: 85 for MAT 121
- Next Generation Accuplacer | Writing: 246 for ENG 121 | Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics: 240 for MAT 120/135/155/156 | Advanced Algebra and procedures: 245 for MAT 121/123.
- Scores from advanced placement exams, international baccalaureate exams, and/or CLEP exams from inside the past five (5) years can also be submitted for review in the Testing Center.
Option 2. High School Coursework & GPA
- College-Level Math Course without Support Lab
- You may enroll in any entry college-level math course without a support lab if you are currently in or graduated high school within the past two years with a 2.75 cumulative unweighted GPA and passed Algebra II or Math III with a “B” grade or better.
- College-Level Math Course with Support Lab
- If you are currently in or graduated senior school in the past couple of years, passed Algebra II or Math III, but do not meet up with the GPA or grade requirements, you may sign up for any entry college-level math course with all the appropriate support lab.
- English 121 without Support Lab
- If you should be currently in or graduated twelfth grade in the past two years with a 2.75 cumulative unweighted GPA and passed English III or AP English with a “B” grade or better you could enroll in English 121 without a support lab.
- English 121 with Support Lab
- You may enroll in CCR 092 or ENG 121 paired with CCR 094 if you are currently in or graduated high school within the past two years and passed English III or AP English, but do not meet the GPA or grade requirements.
- You should turn in your high school transcripts to registration and records. We shall review the transcripts to exempt you against taking all or portions associated with assessment tests (math, reading and English).
Option 3. College Credit Transfer
Official transcripts are evaluated for transfer of credit and reviewed to exempt a learning student from taking all or portions regarding the assessment tests (math, reading, and English).
Official transcripts and test score reports must be submitted into the working office of Registration & Records (Confluence Building, room 114).
You can also mail official transcripts and test scores to your Office of Registration & Records: Campus Box 201, P.O. Box 173363, Denver, CO 80217-3363.
Unofficial college transcripts are reviewed to exempt a learning student from taking all or portions regarding the assessment tests (math, reading, and English). Unofficial transcripts must certanly be submitted along with a completed Transcript Intake Form for review.
- Transcripts is likely to be reviewed for evidence that an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, bachelor’s, master’s, or degree that is doctorate conferred or that developmental or college-level courses demonstrating reading, writing, and math was successfully (C or maybe more) completed at a regionally accredited institution.
- International transcripts must be translated and evaluated by among the agencies noted on the NACES webpage.
- Math coursework completed more than 10-years ago cannot be employed to be eligible for an exemption from the math assessment test. Exemptions are derived from the way the completed coursework compares to courses offered at CCD.
- Transcript reviews take up to 7-10 business days. Please plan accordingly.
Option 4. High School Equivalency Diploma
GED (Taken after 1, 2015), HiSET, and TASC transcripts can also be reviewed for exemptions and can be submitted online january.
The minimum test scores to demonstrate College Readiness are the following:
- GED | Reasoning through Language Arts: 165 | Mathematical Reasoning: 165
- HiSET | Language Arts Reading: 15 | Language Arts Writing: 15 | Math: 15
- TASC | Reading: 580 | Writing: 560 | Writing Essay: 6 | Math: 560
Option 5. College Ready Questionnaire
You may demonstrate you are ready for college-level English through an English self-assessment questionnaire. Your responses are going to be reviewed and also you will receive an email to your CCD email account because of the most suitable English and/or college composition for your needs. If the total outcomes of the survey are unclear or perhaps you try not to buy into the link between your placement, you may possibly elect to use the English placement test.
Students are automatically placed in to the college-level math class for a support class to their math pathway. Should you wish to opt-out of the math support courses it is possible to submit college transcripts or test scores to show college readiness. You may choose to take the math placement test if you are not able to submit college transcripts or test scores that demonstrate college readiness.
English as a language that is secondESL)
CCD enrolls many students whose first language is not English. You may or may not need additional English as a Second Language (ESL) courses before pursuing your certificate or degree of choice (or if ESL courses are your only educational objective at CCD) if you would like to improve your English,. You ought to use the ESL assessment test in case the primary language is other than English. You may also talk with an ESL advisor when you yourself have questions about ESL classes. Learn more about the ESL placement test.