INRW Department TSIA 1.0 & 2.0 Placement Chart (9/21/21)

Prior to placement, nonnative speakers of English who have not passed TSI must either complete ESOL testing or be referred to an ESOL Department

Prior to Spring 2021: If a student’s reading and writing scores indicate two different placements, use the score that shows the biggest need.
Students will be reassessed by their INRW instructors during the first two weeks of classes and can be moved to a different section if appropriate.
TSIA 1.0 TSIA 2.0

TSIA 1.0 TSIA 2.0 INRW Course Placement Options Notes
Placement Before Spring ’21 Placement Effective Spring ’21
Reading Scores Writing Scores ELAR Score
Objective Essay CRC Diagnostic Essay
910-944 1-2 Not Given Adult Education or Continuing Education
310-343 310-339 4 or below 910-944
910-944
3
4
Not Given
1-2
INRW 0420
(with 1 hr. lab)
Not an exit course.
Intermediate course for students needing reading
and writing at the lower level.
INRW 0420 Paired With 0430
(with 1 hr. lab each)
Offered as an 8-week and linked with an 8-week
INRW 0430 sectionPILOT:INRW 0420 Coreq with Humanities 1301
Students must be enrolled in both courses.
EXIT Course
For students placed in INRW 0420 who want
to finish their INRW requirement by taking both
INRW 0420 & INRW 0430 in one semester.
Students must be enrolled in consecutive linked
INRW 0420 & INRW 0430 sections
Opportunity to accelerate lower-level students to
college ready.
344 or above
[or C or
better in
INRW
0420]
340 or above
[or C or
better in
INRW
0420]
3 or above

[or C or
better in
INRW
0420]

945-990
910-944
910-944
[or C or
better in
INRW
0420/0430]
N/A
5-6
4
[or C or
better in
INRW
0420/0430]
1-4
1-4
3-8
[or C or
better in
INRW
0420/0430
INRW 0340 + linked co-requisite section
paired with specific sections of one of these courses:
● ENGL 1301
● HUMA 1301 (Great Questions Sem.)
● SOCI 1301
● SPCH 1315 or 1311
● GOVT 2305
● HIST 1301 or 1302
EXIT Course

Students must be enrolled in both linked
sections

INRW 0230 + linked co-requisite section
●Paired with specific sections ofENGL 1301
●Typically reserved for students in the
Ascender or BRASS programs
TSIA 1.0 Complete: Scores of BOTH Reading Objective 351+ AND either: 1) Writing Essay 5 plus Objective 310-339 OR 2) Essay 4 plus Objective 340+ are not required to take an INRW Course.
TSIA 2.0 Complete: Scores of 945+ with Writing Essay 5 or <945 with Diagnostic Testing 5 or 6 plus Essay 5 are not required to take an INRW Course.