Directed Self Placement


Directed Self Placement (DSP) is a course placement tool that helps you choose a course that aligns with your skills and your experiences. Once you complete the DSP activities, you will select which course best meets your needs.

You will navigate through modules in each course and at the end you will receive a placement score which will recommended a course level for you to be placed. Feel free to register for the course that the DSP recommends. If you’d like, you may speak with an advisor before registering for the courses.

Contact Advising & Counseling to schedule an advising appointment:

Email: SDCClerk@cochise.eduadvising@cochise.edu 

Call: 520-515-5483

English (review these sections before accessing Moodle)

Please allow one (1) business day for the DSP survey to process and post. After one (1) business day, feel free to register for your recommended course.

Note: Please feel free to contact an advisor if you would like to register with an advisor or review your DSP survey recommendation.

The following students are required to meet with an advisor before registering for courses:

  • Current High School students
  • International students with F1 visas
  • Students having between 0 and 14 earned college credits

READ THIS BEFORE TAKING THE DSP SURVEY:
If you answer YES, to the following TWO questions, you do not need to complete the survey or the writing reflection. Your course placement recommendation is ENG 101 Composition. Note: Feel free to participate in the DSP survey and the writing reflection if you would like to see what course the DSP tool recommends you take.

– In the last 5 years, did you receive a score of 480 or above on your SAT OR a 20 or above on your ACT?

– In the last 5 years, did you receive a B or better in your 12th grade ENG HONORS course?

English DSP Overview

Reading (review these sections before accessing Moodle)

Please allow one (1) business day for the DSP survey to process and post. After one (1) business day, feel free to register for your recommended course.

Note: Please feel free to contact an advisor if you would like to register with an advisor or review your DSP survey recommendation.

Reading DSP Overview

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