Core Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum

Requirement Structure

Students must take one course at or above the 300-level in any part of the University that provides opportunities for formal and informal writing, with opportunities for revision. The course must be taken after the student has attained junior standing at the University. Courses meeting Writing across the Curriculum requirements will be designated with a "W" suffix.

Learning Objectives

  • To refine habits conducive to good writing developed at earlier stages in Core education and education in the major.
  • To use writing both as a tool for learning and as a means for communicating about ideas within a discipline or profession.