English for Academic Purposes Program (EAPP)
EAPP is a two semester program for native and non-native speakers of English that allows students additional time to focus on English writing, critical reading, and research skills. Emphasis is placed on developing communication skills in preparation for U.S. social and academic interactions. Fall semester consists of WRT 101 Speaking and Listening I (2-credits) and WRT 103 Critical Reading, Reasoning, and Writing (6-credits). Spring semester consists of WRT 102 Speaking and Listening II (2-credits) and WRT 104 Research, Reading, and Writing (6-credits). Completing WRT103 and WRT104 with a C or better satisfies The College's Primary Writing Requirement. Beginning with students admitted in the fall of 2016, students may apply 12 of the 16 credits they earn in EAPP toward their degree. In earlier years, students were permitted to apply 8 of the 16 credits toward their degree. These students may petition to increase the number to 12 if they agree to change their letter grades in WRT 101 and 102 to P grades, which are not calculated into the grade point average. Students are admitted into EAPP in accordance with the University of Rochester application process. There is no separate application for EAPP. Traditionally admitted undergraduates may also inquire about the Program. The EAPP Program is housed in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program. For further information, see writing.rochester.edu/EAPP/. Contact: Paige Sloan, EAPP Director, email@example.com.