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||“Do I Have To Take This Test?”
If you haven't taken any college-level composition course, we will use your best ACT English or best SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score unless you are required to take the English Placement Test (the EPT). If you are required to take the EPT, you will have received an email informing you of this. Students who have TOEFL or IELTS scores that do not exempt them from the EPT and who have partial 'Composition I' transfer credit should take the EPT and follow the placement recommendation. Other transfer students with partial 'Composition I' transfer credit have the option of taking RHET 233 to satisfy both the Composition I requirement and the Advanced Composition requirement. Consult with your academic advisor to decide which option is best for you.
|Math (ALEKS PPL)
||Only if you plan to enroll in a Calculus I or a lower-level math class.
||Only if you studied chemistry in high school, you have not earned college credit in chemistry, and you plan to take chemistry at Illinois. Check your handbook.
||Only if you plan to take PHYS 211. Check your handbook.
|Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)
||No. However, it is strongly recommended for any student with AP Biology or IB Biology credit who is considering using that credit to pass out of MCB 150 and register for MCB 250.
|English as a Second
|Only if you received the email stating that you are required to take it.
Than English (LOTE)
|Only if you studied a LOTE in high school, you have not earned college credit in the LOTE, and you plan to take courses in that same LOTE at Illinois. The Gen Ed language requirement for most programs of study is satisfied by completion of the third level of one LOTE in high school or through the third level (3 semesters) of one LOTE in college. Students completing programs of study in Art History, Music History, and Music/Vocal Performance have higher language requirements for graduation. Please consult with your department's academic advisor or the FAA college office for the specific language requirements for your program of study.