English for Academic Purposes, EAP

English for Academic Purposes credit courses for at College of Central Florida are listed in the catalog under the college prep heading beginning with the code EAP. These credit courses are designed to prepare a non-native English speaker for success in college-level courses, including ENC 1101. EAP courses are an integral part of the degree program for non-Native English speakers. The EAP program improves English skills, including grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking.

An interactive language laboratory, online tutorials and free tutoring assistance are just a few of the tools that are available to students in the EAP program.

Alternative Placement Testing for Non-Native English Speakers

CF does not require a Test of English as a Foreign Language, TOEFL, for international student admission.

If a student has official TOEFL, International English Language Testing System, IELTS, or Society for Testing English Proficiency, STEP, scores, no older than 12 months, the following chart shows the minimum accepted scores for placement directly into ENC 1101. These test scores will only be accepted prior to the first day of class.

Students submitting alternative test scores that meet the minimum requirement as indicated in the graph below must still take the mathematics section of the PERT placement test.

 

TOEFL

IBT

 

CBT

 

PBT

IELTS

STEP

Degree credit courses

61 and above

173 and above

500 and above

5.5 and above

Grade 2A and above