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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Livingston College Degree Requirements Requirements Basic Skills Requirement  

Basic Skills Requirement

All Livingston College students must demonstrate proficiency in two basic skills sequences, one in reading and writing, and the other in mathematics. Through testing, students are placed at the appropriate level in each sequence of courses or are exempted from one or both of the basic skills sequences. Students exempted from the English sequence may be placed immediately into 01:355:101 Expository Writing I. Students exempted from the mathematics sequence may be placed directly into a course that meets the Analytical/Quantitative Skills Core Distribution Requirement. The basic skills sequences are as follows:


01:355:098Composition Skills

01:355:100Basic Composition


01:640:001Computation Skills

01:640:025Elementary Algebra

01:640:026 Intermediate Algebra or01:640: 027 Elements of Algebra

Students are expected to begin with the course into which they are placed their first term and to continue during consecutive terms through each required basic skills sequence. English courses may be taken only at Rutgers-New Brunswick/Piscataway; mathematics courses may be taken outside of Rutgers in summer session, with permission of the dean.

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