At least 2 (2) courses. You must complete at least 2 (2) courses, including English 4: Composition, and English 5: Argument and Research consecutively during your freshman year. Students who score less than 3 on the Saint Mary's College Writing Placement exam must complete English 3: Practice in Writing.
Students may be exempted from English 4 either
- by scoring 4 or above on the AP English exam (either Language or Literature), or
- by scoring 6 on the Saint Mary's College Writing Placement exam.
There is no exemption from English 5.