Transfer Equivalents & Advanced Placement Credit

Transferring to or from CSU: CO130: Academic Writing is a first-semester composition course focusing on personal reactions to readings and academic writing (summary, response, analyis). A detailed course description and sample syllabus are available.

The Admissions office at Colorado State University has a list of course equivalents on file, should you wish to transfer a course to or from the University. If you have questions about equivalents, please visit their Web site at or visit their contact page at If you desire Colorado State equivalency for CO130 for a transferred course that does not have an equivalent noted on the transfer evaluation report, please contact Sue Russell, composition program administrative assistant, at or (970) 491-1898. If you are asked to meet with a representative of the composition program, please bring the course syllabus, textbook, and/or the papers you composed for the class to the meeting.

Advanced Placement Credit: Course credit for CO130 is not offered for advanced placement tests. Students with scores of 4 or higher on the AP Literature/Compositon or Language/Composition tests should consult our CO150 transfer and AP credit page.