Written Communication Proficiency

Applicants are required to provide proof of written communication proficiency to satisfy state certification requirements. Applicants who complete a course in research writing (or related course), with a grade of "C" or better, automatically meet this requirement. In addition, applicants who who meet the passing score requirement in writing for one of the approved admission exams automatically satisfy this requirement.

The course listed below is offered at the University of Louisville. Applicants who have completed this course with a "C" or better, or a similar course at another accredited college or university, satisfy the written communication requirement.

ENGL 102, Intermediate College Writing
Prerequisite: ENGL 101. Students practice more sophisticated approaches to writing processes and products. Additional emphasis on conducting primary and secondary research, generating longer texts, and improving critical reading. Required writing consists of multiple drafts of at least 4 papers of varying lengths, with one extended documented paper.