Transitional Studies
Pellissippi State Art Department
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Placement Chart


PLACEMENT TESTS: eWrite, Reading Diagnostic, PSCC Math Placement Test

Subject/Test Category

Placement Test Score

Course Placement

English

 

 

2, 3, or 4*

ENGL 0800 with 0801‐0805

5

ENGL 0810 with 0802‐0805

6

ENGL 0820 with 0804‐0805 & ENGL 1010

7 or 8

College‐level

Mathematics

 

 

0, 1, 2, or 3

MATH 0800 with 0801‐0805

4 or 5

MATH 0820 with 0804‐0805 & 10 week MATH class if possible

5.9

College‐level

Reading

 

 

1‐129*

READ 0800 with 0801‐0805

130‐174

READ 0810 with 0802‐0805

175‐200

College‐level


English Course Descriptions

ENGL 0801: Development of process-based writing strategies in preparation for college level courses across the curriculum as well as the workplace. The course emphasizes writing effective sentences.

ENGL 0802: Development of process‐based writing strategies in preparation for college level courses across the curriculum as well as the workplace. The course emphasizes writing effective paragraphs.

ENGL 0803: Development of process‐based writing strategies in preparation for college level courses across the curriculum as well as the workplace. The course emphasizes writing effective reports.

ENGL 0804: Development of process-based writing strategies in preparation for college level courses across the curriculum as well as the workplace. The course emphasizes writing effective informative essays.

ENGL 0805: Development of process-based writing strategies in preparation for college level courses across the curriculum as well as the workplace. The course emphasizes writing effective argumentative essays.



Mathematics Course Descriptions

MATH 0801: This course builds competency in applying number sense, operating with real numbers. The course focuses on implementing problem solving strategies and developing mathematical connections, as well as developing study skills and communicating mathematically

MATH 0802: This course builds competency in algebraic expressions. The course focuses on implementing problem solving strategies and developing mathematical connections, as well as developing study skills and communicating mathematically.

MATH 0803: This course builds competency in applying solving equations. The course focuses on implementing problem solving strategies and developing mathematical connections, as well as developing study skills and communicating mathematically.

MATH 0804: This course builds competency in analyzing graphs. The course focuses on implementing problem solving strategies and developing mathematical connections, as well as developing study skills and communicating mathematically.

MATH 0805: This course builds competency in applying modeling, and critical thinking. The course focuses on implementing problem solving strategies and developing mathematical connections, as well as developing study skills and communicating mathematically.


Reading Course Descriptions

READ 0801: The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate while reading short stories.

READ 0802: The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate while reading a common book.

READ 0803: The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate while reading novel.

READ 0804: The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis for critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall, and (e) flexible reading rate while reading essays, poems and plays.

READ 0805: The course emphasizes vocabulary development activities and cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension in various disciplines.


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