Academics

Assessment and Course Placement Testing

To ensure that students are placed in appropriate courses and levels, they must attend an assessment session. The session consists of several types of tests: grammar, listening and reading comprehension, and a writing sample. There is also an interview with a program instructor.

For evening programs, the assessment session is completed at the first scheduled class meeting. For full-time programs, the assessment process is more comprehensive. Tests are completed over the first few days of the semester, and take place in conjunction with a variety of classroom and orientation activities. Formal classes begin only after the orientation period.