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Required English and Mathematics
Preparatory Courses for Freshmen-
Executive Order 665

According to CSU Executive Order 665, students who do not pass the EPT and/or ELM are required to enroll in the appropriate preparatory courses in their first semester of enrollment. All preparatory courses must be completed within the students first year of enrollment; otherwise, the students will not be allowed to continue at the University, resulting in Administrative Disqualification.

If students are administratively disqualified, they will be required to complete general education English and /or mathematics requirements at a community college with a "C-" or higher grade before returning to the University. The EPT scores and the appropriate course placement is shown below:

English: If you are an entering freshmen who scores in one of the ranges below GE level on the EPT you must enroll in the course which corresponds to your placement range in the first semester at CSUS. You must also enroll for the next course in the sequence in the following semester until college level English is complete. If English as a Second Language and if you did not take the EPT at CSUS, you must take the English Diagnostic Test (EDT). For more information, contact the Learning Skills Center (278-6534).