INRW Placement Chart

TSI ASSESSMENT TEST PLACEMENT CHART FOR READING/WRITING/INRW—Effective Fall ‘20

  • Prior to placement, non-native speakers of English who have not passed TSI must either complete ESOL testing or be referred to an ESOL faculty advisor
  • If a student’s reading and writing scores indicate two different placements, use the score that shows the biggest need. Students will be reassessed by
    their INRW instructors during the first two weeks of classes and can be moved to a different section if appropriate.
Reading ScoresWriting Scores - ObjectiveWriting Scores - EssayCourse Placement OptionsNotes
310-343310-3394 or belowINRW 0420 with 1 hr. lab
Not an exit course.

Intermediate course for students needing reading and writing at the lower level.
For students placed in INRW 0420 who want to finish their INRW requirement by taking both INRW 0420 & INRW 0430 in one semesterINRW 0430 with 1 hr. lab

Offered as an 8-week or 6-week section following and linked with an 8-week or 6-week INRW 0420 section
EXIT course for both reading and writing

Students must be enrolled in consecutive linked INRW 0420 & INRW 0430 sections
344 or above

[or C or better
in INRW 0420]
340 or above

[or C or better
in INRW 0420]
3 or above

[or C or better
in INRW 0420]
INRW 0340 + linked co-requisite section
Paired with specific sections of one of these courses:

ENGL 1301
HUMA 1301 (Great Questions Sem.)
SOCI 1301
SPCH 1315 or 1311
GOVT 2305
HIST 1301 or 1302
EXIT course for both reading and writing

Students must be enrolled in both
linked sections
INRW 0230 + linked co-requisite section
Paired with specific sections of ENGL 1301

Usually reserved for students in the Ascender program or the BRASS program

Students with scores of BOTH Reading Objective 351+; AND either (1.) Writing Essay 5 OR (2.) Essay 4 plus Objective 340+, are not required to take an INRW course