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Aug 19 2014

NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014

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NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees

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Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education

Aug 05 2014

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Aug 04 2014

NSF Awards NYIT Grant for Sputtering System to Support Nano/Micro-Fabrication Research

Aug 25 2014

Information Session About New ‘Minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy’

Aug 26 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 27 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 29 2014

New Student Orientation - Old Westbury

Sep 02 2014

New MFA Graduate Student Orientation

Writing Placement

Writing Placement Exam (for non-international students) - Students will place into the following categories:

  • FCWR-101
  • WRIT-100
  • WRIT-100 and  EDUC-108

International Writing Placement Exam - There are three parts for the ESL exam: Listening, Reading, and Grammar. Students receive scores and placements for each section.

  • Students who place into ELI or ESLI courses, must meet with Paul E. Shively in the ELI Department.
Paul E. Shively
lpshively@nyit.edu
212-261-1729 or 516-686-7686
  • If students place into WRIT-110 and FCWR-111, they must take WRIT-110.
  • If students place into WRIT-110 in both Reading and Grammar, they must take WRIT-110.
  • If students place into FCWR-111 in both Reading and Grammar, they must take FCWR-111.


Important Tips:

  • FCWR-111 (3 credits): Writing Composition I for International Students is equivalent to FWCR-101 (3 credits): Writing Composition I (taken by non-international students).
  • WRIT-110 (5 credits): Basic Writing and Reading for International Students - This course does not count toward requirements for graduation, but is required if students do not place into FCWR-111.
  • WRIT-100 (4 credits): Basic Writing and Reading (for non-international students) – This course does not count toward requirements for graduation, but is required if students do not place into FCWR-101.
  • EDUC-108 (3 credits): College Reading Strategies (for non-international students) -  This course does not count toward requirements for graduation, but it is required if students place into it on the Reading Placement Exam.
  • If students place into WRIT-100, they should have taken a Reading Placement Exam to determine if they need to enroll in EDUC-108. Be sure to check their results on both the Writing Placement and Reading Placement exams.
  • If students receive a PR in any course, they must repeat the course. 

If you need any assistance checking Placement Exam results, please contact your local Learning Center:

Old Westbury
Harry Schure Hall, Room 215
Phone: 516.686.7661
LearningCenterOW@nyit.edu

Manhattan 
16 W. 61st Street, Room 719
Phone: 212.261.1533
LearningCenterMA@nyit.edu

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