Information For First-Year Students

AP/IB/DE/Transfer English Composition

Please check your schedules for ENG 105 or ENG 106. If you are enrolled in ENG 105 or ENG 106 and have already received credit (or had your requirements waived) for one or both classes, remember to DROP the class during your advising meeting.

700 or greater SAT Writing ENG 105 requirement waived (no credit earned)
32 or greater ACT English ENG 105 requirement waived (no credit earned)
5 on AP English Composition (Language) 6 credits earned for ENG 105 and ENG 106
4 or 5 on AP English Composition (Literature) 3 credits earned for ENG 210
6, 7 on IB English A1 (Higher Level) 6 credits earned for ENG 105 and ENG 106
Dual Enrollment or Transfer Credit for ENG 105 or ENG 106 credit earned for appropriate ENG class

Modern Languages Notice

If you attended a high school in another country in which the language of instruction, for all four years, was in a language other than English, you may request to be waived from our modern language requirement by bringing a copy of your high school transcript to Ashe 200.

Things to Remember:

  • Are you enrolled in 4 or 5 classes which total at least 12 credits?
  • Are you enrolled in any course for which you received or will receive AP/IB/DE/Transfer credit?
  • Are you enrolled in a course in your major? (i.e. BIL 150/151 for Biology, PSY 110 for Psychology, etc.)
  • You have 168 hours in your week: use those hours wisely! When scheduling your week, don’t forget to include sleep and study time!
  • Don’t stress – give yourself time to settle in before switching schools or declaring multiple majors (at least a semester), or going home!