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Co-Requisite Learning Support

All students entering GSW will be enrolled in Co-Requisite Learning Support Courses in both Core Area A English and Mathematics courses, unless they meet one of the exemption criteria listed below. Any student entering GSW who does not meet one of exemption criteria for English or Mathematics, will be enrolled in the appropriate Co-Requisite Learning Support Course every term until he or she passes the companion college level course.

Co-Requisite English Support Exemption Criteria

Students meeting any of the criteria listed below may enroll in ENGL 1101 without the co-requisite Learning Support course, ENGL 0999:

  • Student already has credit for an Area A English course (must meet the minimum grade requirement for the course for the institution – which may be a “C” or higher).
  • Student has an English Placement Index of 4230 or higher.*
  • Student has a final high school GPA (HSGPA – this is the same HSGPA that is used in calculation of the Freshman Index) of 2.5 or higher and has completed the Required High School Curriculum (RHSC) in English.
  • Student has an ACT English score of 17 or higher.
  • Student has an SAT Verbal/Critical Reading score of 430 or higher on the “old” SAT.
  • Student has an SAT Reading test score of 24 or higher on the “new” SAT.
  • Student has an Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 61 or higher AND an Accuplacer WritePlacer score of 4 or higher.
  • Student has an Accuplacer Next-Generation Reading score of 237** or higher AND an Accuplacer WritePlacer score of 4 or higher.

ENGL 0999 Co-Requisite Support for ENGL 1101 Composition I
Co-Requisite Support for English 1101 is a course designed to offer individual and group support for students identified as needing supplemental instruction in the areas of reading and writing. Course content will parallel essential skills needed to be successful in English 1101. This course carries institutional credit and will not count toward graduation. This course must be taken with ENGL 1101 until ENGL 1101 is passes with a Grade of C or better. Co-Requisite: ENGL 1101 Composition I (2-0-1).

Co-Requisite Math Support Exemption Criteria

Note that MATH 1111 has higher placement and exemption criteria than MATH 1001 or MATH 1401. If students enroll in programs that do not require a mathematics course, but they
choose to take a mathematics course, standard assessment and placement rules will apply.

Exemption Criteria for MATH 1001 Quantitative Reasoning and MATH 1401 Elementary Statistics

Students meeting any of the criteria on the list below may enroll in MATH 1001, or MATH 1401 without the co-requisite Learning Support courses, MATH 0997 (MATH 1001) or MATH 0996 (MATH 1401): 

  • Student already has credit for an Area A mathematics course (must meet the minimum grade requirement for the course for the institution – which may be a “C” or higher).
  • Student has a Mathematics Placement Index of 1165 or higher.*
  • Student has placed in pre-calculus or a higher mathematics course (e.g., College Trigonometry or some form of calculus).
  • Student has a high school GPA (HSGPA – this is the same HSGPA that is used in calculation of the Freshman Index) of 2.5 or higher and has completed the Required High School Curriculum (RHSC) in mathematics.
  • Student has an ACT Mathematics score of 17 or higher.
  • Student has an SAT Mathematics score of 400 or higher on the “old” SAT.
  • Student has an SAT Math test score of 22 or higher on the “new” SAT.
  • Student has an Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of 67 or higher (for students who will take MATH 1001, 1101, or 1401, see below).
  • Student has an Accuplacer Next-Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics score of 258** or higher (for students who will take MATH 1111, see below). 

MATH 0996 Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1401 Elementary Statistics
Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1401 is a course designed to offer individual and group support for students identified as needing supplemental instruction in the quantitative courses. Course content will parallel essential skills needed to be successful in MATH 1401. Taken with MATH 1401, topics to be covered will include descriptive statistics, probability theory, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and other selected statistics topics. Co-requisite: MATH 1401. (1-0-1) 

MATH 0996b University College Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1401 Elementary Statistics
This course provides co-requisite support for University College students enrolled in MATH 1401 Elementary Statistics. Topics will parallel topics being studied in MATH 1401 and the course will provide support for the essential skills needed to be successful in MATH 1401. Taken with MATH 1401, topics to be covered will include descriptive statistics, probability theory, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and other selected statistics topics. Co-requisite: MATH 1401. (2-0-1)

MATH 0997 Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1001 Quantitative Reasoning
Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1001 Quantitative Reasoning is designed to offer individual and group support in the area of mathematics. Course content will parallel essential skills needed to be successful in MATH 1001. This course carries institutional credit and will not count toward graduation. Co-Requisite: MATH 1001 Quantitative Reasoning. (1-0-1)

MATH 0997b Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1001 Quantitative Reasoning
This course is intended to provide co-requisite support for University College students who need extra support and instruction in Mathematics. It is designed to help students taking MATH 1001 concurrently. Topics in this course include the parallel content in MATH 1001 focusing on mathematical reasoning and skills. Co-requisite MATH 1001 (2-0-1)

 

Exemption Criteria for MATH 1111 College Algebra

Students who do not qualify for initial enrollment in MATH 1111 (with or without co-requisite Learning Support) may enroll in MATH 1001, MATH 1101 or MATH 1401 (with or without co-requisite support), and may later enroll in MATH 1111 after successfully completing MATH 1001 or MATH 1101.

Criteria for Placement into MATH 1111 with co-requisite support:

Students meeting any of the criteria on the list below may enroll in MATH 1111 with co-requisite support, MATH 0999. (Institutions may set higher requirements to enroll in MATH 1111 with co-requisite support, but GSW does not.) 

  • Student has a Mathematics Placement Index of 1165 or higher.*
  • Student has a high school GPA (HSGPA – this is the same HSGPA that is used in calculation of the Freshman Index) of 2.5 or higher and has completed the Required High School Curriculum (RHSC) in mathematics.
  • Student has an ACT Mathematics score of 17 or higher.
  • Student has an SAT Mathematics score of 400 or higher on the “old” SAT.
  • Student has an SAT Math test score of 22 or higher on the “new” SAT.
  • Student has an Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of 67 or higher.
  • Student has an Accuplacer Next-Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics score of 258** or higher.

Criteria for Direct Placement into MATH 1111: 

Students meeting any of the criteria on the list below may enroll in MATH 1111 without the co-requisite Learning Support course, MATH 0999. (Institutions may set higher requirements for direct enrollment in MATH 1111, but GSW does not.)

  • Student already has credit for an Area A mathematics course (must meet the minimum grade requirement for the course for institution – which may be a “C” or higher).
    Student has a Mathematics Placement Index of 1265 or higher.*
  • Student has placed in pre-calculus or a higher mathematics course (e.g., College Trigonometry or some form of calculus).
  • Student has a high school GPA (HSGPA – this is the same HSGPA that is used in calculation of the Freshman Index) of 2.8 or higher and has completed the Required High School Curriculum (RHSC) in mathematics.
  • Student has an ACT Mathematics score of 20 or higher.
  • Student has an SAT Mathematics score of 470 or higher on the “old” SAT.
  • Student has an SAT Math test score of 25.5 or higher on the “new” SAT.
  • Student has an Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of 79 or higher.
  • Student has an Accuplacer Next-Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics score of 266** or higher

MATH 0999 Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1111 College Algebra
Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1111 is designed to offer individual and group support for students identified needing supplemental instruction in area of mathematics. Course content will parallel essential skills needed to be successful in MATH 1111. This course carries institutional credit and will not count toward graduation. Co-Requisite: MATH 1111 College Algebra. (1-0-1).

MATH 0999b Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1111 College Algebra
Co-Requisite Support for MATH 1111 is designed to offer University College students individual and group support in area of mathematics. Course content will parallel essential skills needed to be successful in MATH 1111. This course carries institutional credit and will not count toward graduation. Co-Requisite: MATH 1111 College Algebra. (2-0-1).

Contact

Co-Requisite Learning Support

Bryan P. Davis
Director of Learning Support

229-928-1361
bryan.davis@gsw.edu