Admissions and Standards Committee


Motion to Revise the Regentsís Writing Skills Requirement

Motion:

The Regentsí Reading and Writing Requirements are modified to include Engl 1102 grade in exemption criteria as in indicated in italics below.

Effective immediately.

1420 Regentsí Reading and Writing Requirements

SAT, ACT, AP and IB waivers:

RGTR 0198: Students who have a score of 510 or better on the SAT I Verbal test or a score of 23 or better on the ACT Test (given on a national examination day) have automatically passed RGTR 0198.

RGTE 0199: Students who fulfill one of the waiver options/combinations listed below have automatically passed RGTE 0199:
∑ SAT-I Verbal score of 530 or better and A in Engl 1101 or Engl 1102
∑ SAT-I Verbal score of 590 or better and B in Engl 1101 or Engl 1102
∑ ACT English exemption score of 23 or better and A in Engl 1101 or Engl 1102
∑ ACT English exemption score of 26 or better and B in Engl 1101 or Engl 1102
∑ SAT II English Writing Test score of 650 or better
∑ AP English Language and Composition Test score of 3 or better
∑ AP English Literature and Composition Test score of 3 or better
∑ International Baccalaureate higher-level English test score of 4 or better

Students who have earned these scores should request to have scores sent electronically directly from the testing agency.

Rationale:

In August of 2006, the BOR announced that USG institutions may give credit for RGTE 0199 to students who have meet the requirements indicated above. GSU should offer this opportunity to its students.


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