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Writing Program

The Writing Program views the liberal arts tradition of studying language, rhetoric, and multimodal discourses as foundational to ethical and reflective written communication in the disciplines, professions, and civic life. Writing courses in the General Education Written Communication Area requirement (LVWA and LVWB) are designed to introduce writing processes, audience-based communication and research writing as fundamental to lifelong learning. Students must complete all Writing courses with a grade of C- or higher to pass.

Students placed inWRT 109 through the Writing Program placement process must complete WRT 109 with a grade of C or higher in order to enroll in WRT 110. Students must complete WRT 110 with a grade of C- or higher in order to satisfy LVWA and WRT 111 with a grade of C- or higher in order to satisfy LVWB. Students wishing to major in creative writing must fulfill core requirements and electives. Students wishing to minor in creative writing must fulfill core requirements.

Program Requirements

Total semester hours: 24

Pre-requisite to LVWA:

Code Course Title Units
WRT 109   4
WRT 109S   5

Co-requisite to LVWA:

Code Course Title Units
WRT 110S Writing Studio 1

General Education LVWA and LVWB (Written Communication Area) Requirements:

Code Course Title Units
WRT 110 College Writing A 4
WRT 111 College Writing B 4

General Education UVLL (Lifelong Learning); BA Liberal Studies Elective:

Code Course Title Units
WRT 306 Writing Theory and Practice 4