Q: Why do I have to take a DRE course?
A: These courses are designed to give students a review on concepts they may not remember or mastered in previous educational settings. The DRE courses are pre-requisites classes for ENG 111. Upon entering the ENG curriculum courses, instructors assume you have mastered the concepts taught in the DRE courses.
Q: How many DRE classes can I register for in one semester?
A: You can register for up to 2 DRE classes during one semester.
Q: Does a grade for a DRE class affect my GPA?
A: No. The grade given for the DRE classes is either a “P” for Pass or an “R” for Repeat. Neither of these grades affect your GPA.
Q: Will retaking a DRE class affect my Financial Aid?
A: The answer to this question may vary by student. Please call the Financial Aid Office (704-922-6227 or 704-922-2453) to get financial aid information that is individualized to your situation.
Q: Is there a textbook for the DRE classes?
A: Yes. There is more than one textbook that must be purchased and may vary according to the DRE class.
Q: Which internet browser is best to use with the online portion of DRE classes:
A: The internet browser that works best for the online components of DRE classes is Mozilla Firefox.