Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
    
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54

Reading & Writing Skills 1


Successful completion of

  • IRW 0970 ESOL 0971 , or higher level IRW, ESOL, or ENG ‡

Or Students can demonstrate completion of Reading and Writing Skills 1 through placement scores in this range:

  • Accuplacer Next-Generation: Reading score 238 or higher OR 
    Accuplacer Next-Generation:WritePlacer score 4 or higher

  • ACT: Reading score 16 or higher, and English score 14 or higher

  • SAT: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score 290 or higher (new score)
    SAT: Writing + Critical Reading score 480 or higher (old score)

Or High School Transcript: (all of the following must be met) §

  • High School GPA must be 2.5 or greater.
  • Student must have graduated with a Diploma.
  • An Official Transcript must be presented to Enrollment Services.

* Please meet with an advisor if you are using these scores to meet this skill level.
‡ If listed as a pre- or corequisite, these can be taken at the same time as the referring course.

§ Please meet with an advisor if you are using these scores to meet this skill level.


Students with this level of skill in reading and writing are able to identify, understand, and evaluate various work-related and academic texts. Students can write academic and workplace documents and effectively use technology for reading and writing tasks.