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Enroll in a GE English Course

Students who have met one of the following requirements will be placed in a GE A2 English course.

*Please Note: Due to COVID-19 disruptions, CSU campuses will use high school GPA and high and college coursework in absence of standardized test results (CAASPP/EAP, ACT,SAT AP, IB and CLEP) to evaluate a student's placement in GE English and math/QR courses.

CAASPP/EAP English Test Score:

  • Standard Exceeded (Level 4)
  • Standard Met (Level 3) and completion of a 12th grade approved year-long English course with a grade of C- or better. Approved year-long English courses include CSU ERWC, AP and Weighted Honors English

*New SAT English Test Score:

  • 550 or above
  • 510 – 540 and completion of a 12th grade approved year-long English course with a C- or better. Approved year-long English courses include CSU ERWC, AP and Weighted Honors English

ACT English Test Score:

  • 22 or above
  • 19-21 and completion of a 12th grade approved year-long English course with a C- or better. Approved year-long English courses include CSU ERWC, AP and Weighted Honors English

High School Courses and GPA:

  • Weighted GPA 3.3 or above
  • Weighted GPA 3.0 or above and completion of a12th grade approved year-long English course with a grade of C- or better.
  • Weighted GPA 3.0 or above and completion of Honors English course
  • Weighted GPA 3.0 or above and 5 or more years of high school English

*SAT conversion of scores prior to March 2016


Links to: Multiple Measures for English • Multiple Measures for Math Non-STEM • Multiple Measures for Math STEM