Clackamas Community College

Writing Course Pathways and Prerequisites

This writing prerequisites chart is designed to help you map out the courses you will take to complete your degree.

To determine your reading and writing placement level, visit Testing and Placement Services to meet with a Placement Advising for Student Success (PASS) staff or take a placement test. Some programs require the placement test. Please visit www.clackamas.edu/pass to learn about our placement steps and our PASS Program.

If you are a non-native English speaker interested in improving your reading and writing English skills, please contact our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Department for more information.

Reading and writing prerequisite chart for courses needed to complete CCC academic program goals, or to meet prerequisites for other courses.

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Writing prerequisite chart for courses needed to complete CCC academic program goals, or to meet prerequisites for other courses.

Complete one of the following paths:

  • Path One:  WRD-090, WRD-098, WR-101
  • Path Two: WRD-090, WRD-098, WR-121, WR-227
  • Path Three: WRD-090, WRD-098, WR-121, WR-122, WR-222

Meets writing requirements for many career tech programs and certificates: WR-101, WR-121

Meets writing requirements for many transfer degrees and certificates: WR-121, WR-122, WR-227

Writing Placement Resources:

PASS Office   503-594-3283  www.clackamas.edu/pass

Academic Advising   503-594-3475  www.clackamas.edu/advising

English Department   503-594-3254

Skills Development/Reading   503-594-3028

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Department   503-594-3234

Writing Center/Tutoring   503-594-6275  www.clackamas.edu/tutoring