Do more than just write a paper: express your ideas, argue your perspective, share your knowledge.
Do you need WP001?Information for English Placement
Students will place into EN100 based on one or more of the following:
- Student has a 2.75 high school GPA or higher from a high school where English was the primary mode of instruction
- Student has an ACT English subscore of 18 or higher, or equivalent SAT (430+ ERW) score
- The coordinator for the Center for Writing Excellence or the director of First-Year Composition has reviewed the student’s writing portfolio and recommended placement in EN100
WP001: Placement Exam
WP001 is a 50-minute impromptu essay examination offered online prior to FirstSTEP Orientation. Students with documented learning disabilities may contact Testing Services to arrange for accommodations.
Students placed into a developmental writing course without an ACT, SAT, or writing placement score who fail to take the WP001 before the completion of week one of the semester will forfeit the option of taking the exam.
WP001 Scored Holistically
The Center for Writing Excellence scores all exams and portfolios holistically.
English CLEP Exam
The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) offers the opportunity to earn qualifying credit hours. A list of CLEP Exams accepted at Southeast Missouri State University is listed in your Undergraduate Bulletin.