Placement FAQs

Placement FAQs

First-Year Rhetoric & Writing Program

What course do I need to take?
I took a writing course before I transferred to UCCS. Can I use it for one of my required writing courses at UCCS?
I’m a Junior or Senior, so do I still need to take ENGL 1310 and ENGL 1410—since they are “First-Year” courses?
Can I take ENGL 1310 and ENGL 1410 at the same time?
Can I test out of my First-Year Rhetoric and Writing requirements?
I took one of the courses listed under “second core writing requirement” and then changed my major. My new major degree plan lists a different course. Do I need to take the second core writing requirement listed for my new major?
What will I learn in ENGL 1310?
What is the difference between ENGL 1300, 1308, and 1310?
What will I learn in ENGL 1410?
I was admitted to UCCS without standardized test scores. Do I get to choose which course I take?
I was placed into ENGL 1300, but it doesn’t seem like the right course for me. What should I do?
I disagree with the decision that the First-Year Rhetoric and Writing Program Placement Coordinator made about my situation. Can I appeal the decision?
What do I need to do to finish the writing portfolio?

Additional Questions

If you have additional questions regarding placement into UCCS’s First-Year Rhetoric and Writing courses, contact the First-Year Rhetoric and Writing Placement Coordinator at FYWPlace@uccs.edu.