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ECE Remediation

Spring ECE 2016

Registration: Jan.27 - Feb.10 Closing at 4:30 P.M. 


Exam: Monday, Feb. 22, 6:00-7:30 P.M.

           Tuesday, Feb. 23, 3:00-4:30 P.M. 

  • 100% online students must contact Susan Sellers at to obtain information for the exam through Blackboard

Workshops: Monday, Feb. 15, 6:00 P.M., SC Room 125

                    Tuesday, Feb. 16, 3:00 P.M., SC Room 125

  •  (No registration required)

Summer ECE 2016

Registration:  Wednesday, May 11- Wednesday, May 25


Workshop: Monday, May 23, 6:00 P.M. 

  •  (No registration required)

ECE Exam: Monday, June 6, 3:00 P.M.


ECE and Remediation

The English Competency Exam is a 400-500 word essay exam required for graduation. Any student who does not pass the ECE must complete ECE remediation . We have qualified learning assistants and instructors that find and analyze your writing flaws, and help you become a better writer.

The remediation process consists of the completion of six passing essays in no less than six weeks. Students can accomplish this by LS 300 Enhanced Writing Skills (1 credit hour), or by receiving individual assistance from our dedicated learning assistants. Approximately 80% of students that remediate in LS pass the ECE on the next attempt.  Students MUST re-take the ECE within two semesters after successfully completing remediation.

How to Apply for ECE Remediation

To sign up for individual assistance for ECE remediation, please visit our office located on the ground floor of the Houston Cole Library, or complete the online application:

Remember: You must have six weeks to complete your essays; therefore, any student who wishes to remediate at the beginning of each semester must sign up for assistance within the first eight days of the semester . This allows us time to prepare you before the exams are given.

For more information regarding the ECE, please visit the English Department website.

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