Directed Self-Placement Step-by-Step

 

Step 1: Introduction to the Process

The directed self-placement (DSP) process that we do at UW Tacoma allows you, the student, to choose your own course path to meet the university’s first-year writing requirement (the C course requirement). The full process involves two decisions that you must make. Through the rest of this 20-minute process, you will:

  • Learn about the successful students who enroll in each course option
  • Read a few examples of real student writing from students in each course
  • Reflect in writing on which course seems best for you
  • Make a decision on which course(s) you will take

As you proceed through each step, it is important to read everything. Avoid skimming. Let’s get started.

 

 

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.