Communication Proficiency and Requirements

21440617All undergraduate students must pass COMM103: English Composition I as part of their General Education Requirements.

Students must also take the level test for English proficiency. Students must pass the Level Placement Exam in order to demonstrate English proficiency. Students who do not pass the Level Placement Exam will be required to enroll in the appropriate English courses according to the score received on the Level test.

Students who are required to take English courses must pass these courses at Shepherd. These courses cannot be bypassed by taking an ESL course at another university.