Accelerated Learning Program for Writing
What is ENGL-121 WALP?
The Accelerated Learning Program for Writing (WALP) allows students with appropriate placement scores to take ENGL 121, earlier than traditional placement procedures allow.
Who can participate?
ENGL-121 sections of WALP are for students with strong placement scores in reading and writing:
What is the benefit to taking ENG-121 WALP?
Students do not need to take ENGL 097, thus saving money and time.
Students receive transferable college credit.
Students are eligible to take classes that have an ENGL-121 co-requisite.
How are ENGL-121 WALP sections different from traditional ENGL-121 sections?
ENGL-121 WALP classes meet 4 hours per week instead of 3, yet students only pay for 3 credits.
Additional individual writing support is provided in class.
ENGL-121 WALP sections are challenging in that more time and effort is expected; students need to be aware of and accept that challenge
. Please see your advisor regarding eligibility, placement and registration for ENGL-121 WALP.