Welcome to Humboldt State’s
English Composition Directed Self-Placement
Every Humboldt State University student must take a first-year English writing course that meets the mandatory written-communication category of your General Education requirements*. Several options exist for completing this requirement, and Directed Self-Placement (DSP) is the process by which you choose an appropriate option. Follow these steps to make your decision.
*Information about exemption from EPT and written-communication requirements can be found in the following section of the HSU Catalog: Admission Information : “Placement / Proficiency Tests".