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WSIII Course Options

Exit-Level Courses: Completion of the following courses with a C or higher will make a student TSI complete in writing.

Option 1

DEVW 0330 - Writing Skills III

This option takes place in a traditional classroom setting.

Option 2

DEVW 0130 - Comp 4.0

This option pairs Writing Skills III with English 1301.

The Comp 4.0 Learning Community combines a one-credit-hour Writing Skills III class with a three-credit-hour English Composition I class and is reserved for highly motivated students. You will satisfy your TSI writing requirement and earn college credit in English 1301. Ask your ACC Advisor or Counselor if you qualify or send your ACC ID# and campus preference to Rahelina Razanadrafara at

Option 3

DEVW 0231 - Grammar and Usage

Option 4 *NEW Class Option in 2016*

Write Way to Public Speaking:

This option is a paired course offering of Writing Skills III, DEVW 0330, and Public Speaking, SPCH 1315. Students will finish their developmental writing requirement with the writing course and gain three hours of college credit with the speech course. The essays they write in the writing class will be turned into speeches in the speech class. And they will bring their speech skills into the writing class by doing presentations.

Option 5

Early Exit:

This option is for students who receive a score of 18 or better on their Departmental Essay AND have a Writing Skills II course grade of 85 or higher have the opportunity to become TSI complete in writing. The campus Developmental Writing Advisor (DWA) must verify the essay score. The DWA will complete a schedule change form with the student's name, ID#, phone number, WSII course grade, and course information for WSII and the WSIII-Restricted Access course. The DWA will submit the completed form to Admissions and the pink copy to the Department Chair. The WSII instructor will not submit a grade for the student.

Click here to see the College Catalog Course Descriptions.

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