English as a Second Language (ESL) Assessment and Course Placement Guide
Updated: June 7, 2011
Placement Code Course Number Course Name Cut Scores
ACCU = Average of Listening, Language Usage, Sentence Meaning, and Reading Skills
4800 ESLL 26 (Level 6) Advanced Composition and Reading ACCU Average 101-120
Essay = 5
4700 ESLL 25 (Level 5) Composition and Reading ACCU Average 101-120
Essay = 4
4600 ESLL 236 (formerly 166) (Level 4) Advanced Grammar ACCU Average 91-120
Essay = 0-4 or No Essay
4650 ESLL 237 (formerly 167) (Level 4) Basic Composition Skills ACCU Average 91-120
Essay = 0-4 or No Essay
  ESLL 235 (formerly 165) (Level 4) Listening/Speaking for Academic Purposes ACCU Average 91-120
Essay = 0-4 or No Essay
4500 ESLL 226 (Level 3) High-Intermediate Grammar ACCU Average 81-91
4550 ESLL 227 (Level 3) High-Intermediate Reading Skills ACCU Average 81-91
ESLL 225 (Level 3) Developing Listening/Speaking Skills ACCU Average 81-91
4400 ESLL 210A (Level 2) Foundations in English III ACCU Average 53-81
4450 ESLL 210B (Level 2) Foundations in English IV ACCU Average 53-81
4300 ESLL 200A (Level 1) Foundations in English I ACCU Average 20-52
4350 ESLL 200B (Level 1) Foundations in English II ACCU Average 20-52



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