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Initial Assessment and Placement

Initial Assessment and Placement

These charts show the minimum subject-specific requirements for entry into college level courses or where a student would be placed into a Learning Support (LS) based co-requisite course.

Reading Learning Support Placement Chart
ACT ACCUPLACER COMPASS* Placement
1 - 13 20 - 44 1 - 60 READ 0500
14 - 18 45 - 84 61 - 82

READ 0562/HUM 262E

or

READ 0562/PSYC 1030E

19 or higher 85 or higher 83 or higher College Level Courses

 

Writing Learning Support Placement Chart

ACT ACCUPLACER COMPASS* Placement
1 - 13 20 - 65 1 - 37 ENGL 0500
14 - 17 66 - 91 38 - 76 ENGL 0510/ENGL 1010E
18 or higher 92 or higher 77 or higher College Level Courses

 

Math Learning Support Placement Chart
ACT ACCUPLACER COMPASS* Placement
1 - 18 20 - 91 1 - 37

MATH 0530/MATH 1530E

or

MATH 0900/MATH 1000E

19 - 20 92 - 109 38 - 44 MATH 1000, MATH 1410, or MATH 1530
21 - 22 110 or higher 45 - 54 MATH 1130 or any course from the previous tier
23 or higher N/A 55 or higher MATH 1630 or MATH 1730

 

*COMPASS was replaced by ACCUPLACER beginning January 2016.

Students whose assessment results require completion of either Reading or Writing learning support cannot register for ENGL 1010, including the ENGL 0510/1010E co-requisite, until they have completed the READ 0562/HUM 262E co-requisite courses.

Students whose assessment results require completion of both Reading and Math learning support cannot register for the MATH 0530/1530E co-requisite courses until they have completed the READ 0562/HUM 262E co-requisite courses.

All Tennessee Board of Regents colleges require that all first time degree-seeking students undergo assessment using the ACT (students under 21) or ACCUPLACER (for students 21 and older). Transfer students who have not successfully completed college-level mathematics, reading, and writing courses must also undergo assessment. Further information regarding basic skills assessment can be obtained by contacting the Testing Center on the Roane County or Oak Ridge campuses.

Restricted Enrollment

Students whose assessment results require enrollment in Learning Support courses may not enroll in certain college-level courses until they have satisfactorily completed Learning Support. Exceptions to this policy require the approval of the Dean of the college-level course.

Contact: 

Mike Hill • (865) 882-4654 • hillm@roanestate.edu

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