English & Reading Pathways


Lee College has one pathway leading to your Credit Writing Course, which is identified in your degree plan as ENGL or Communications. The diagram below explains the sequence of developmental reading/writing courses that lead to Credit Writing Courses. These credit courses are part of the Lee College core.

Developmental Reading Chart

Credit English Course Descriptions

ENGL 1301Ω – English Composition I
Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively.

ENGL 1301T – English Composition I
This course focuses on writing for the workplace and is for students seeking a certificate or an AAS degree. It is not intended as preparation for ENGL 1302.

ENTL 2311Ω – Technical Writing
Intensive study of writing documents such as proposals, instructions, policies, and procedures in a professional setting.

Your starting point in this sequence is determined by your placement scores and/or prior credit. Below you can see the test scores that are used to place you into a class. The solid line on the chart below represents the typical pathway leading to Credit Writing Courses. However, the dashed lines represent options you might have, depending on your test scores and required credit course for your specific degree plan.

TSI Assessment + ABE Score = Course
Reading < 342
— and —
Writing < 350
0-4 on either Reading or Writing REBR 300
Reading < 342
— and —
Writing < 350
5 or 6 on both Reading and Writing ENRD 401
Reading 342-346
— and —
Writing 350-356
ENRD 402
Reading 347-350
— and —
Writing 357-362
(with essay of 4, use 363-390)
ENBR 402
Reading 351 or greater
— and —
Writing 363-390 plus essay 4
— or —
Essay of 5
ENGL 1301
ENGL 1301T
ENGL 2311

One option students have for Developmental Writing is to take a Bridge Course identified on the diagram above as ENBR 402. To be eligible for this course, you must have a reading test score of 349 and an essay of 5. You also may be eligible for this class if you complete ENRD 401 with a grade of A and have an instructor’s recommendation.