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ENGL110 Seminar in Composition is a general required course of all undergraduate students at the University of Delaware. Transfer students who have taken a comparable course at another institution may apply for exemption from the ENGL110 requirement. Be sure the class is not a literature course. To qualify for exemption, the course must be a rhetoric/writing and composition course studying non-literary sources.
Attach to one (1) email the following (DO NOT send more than one email, DO NOT embed your materials into the email, DO NOT send links to material or attach anything other than in the format requested). Sending materials in anything other than the following formats will cause a delay in the process.
Please note: We will process only those submissions that contain these specified attachments.
In your e-mail, please provide:
Your full name, student ID number, date of birth, college, and major here at UD.
In support of your application, please provide a brief application overview statement describing the course or courses taken and explaining why you believe the course(s) should exempt you from taking ENGL 110. Your application overview statement should be a detailed, specific, and well-written paragraph. It must
• Describe the content of each course in 1 or 2 sentences
• State where, when, and for how long you took the course(s)
• Mention your level of schooling at the time you took the course
• List the major writing assignments you completed
• State whether or not you received feedback on drafts of your writing assignments, when and from whom.
• Describe the focus of any research assignments that you completed
• Point out precisely how the course readings and the writing assignments match the published goals and practices of English 110
Due to the large number of requests and the amount of materials to be assembled and reviewed, please allow at least four weeks for a response.
Please send all required materials to email@example.com
Contact:Melanie Graybealgraybeal@udel.eduAcademic Support CoordinatorComposition Program210 Memorial Hall302-831-1609
All transfer courses taken after admittance to the University of Delaware must be approved by UD before enrolling in the course(s) at another institution.All approval requests start by you completing the university Transfer Credit Evaluation Form Next, check to see if the course you're transferring is listed in UD's Transfer Credit Matrix, also known as the Transfer Matrix If the course from the other institution is listed on the Transfer Credit Matrix, that means it has already been evaluated by UD and the UD equivalent course is listed. The transfer course will not be re-evaluated and will not be equated to a different UD English course. You do not need to submit your evaluation to the English Department. Instead, you sbmit it directly to the office of the Associate Dean in your College.If the course from the other institution is not listed on UD's Transfer Credit Matrix, please submit your Transfer Credit Evaluation form, in person, to the English Associate Chair and include:• Your name, student ID, local phone number, and UD e-mail address.• A scanned copy of the course description in its official catalogue. Identify the university that is offering the course. If it is available online, you can submit a printout of this description.
English Associate Chair:Professor George Millermiller@udel.eduEnglish Department120 Memorial Hall302-831-1970
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