Writing Emphasis Course
The General Education curriculum described below applies to all students who matriculate in Spring 2022 or beyond. For students who matriculated in Fall 2021 or prior, please see the Fall 2021 Writing Emphasis policy.
Every undergraduate student must complete:
- two General Education Writing Attribute courses, and
- at least one regular junior- or senior-level upper-division course in their degree program that has a Writing Emphasis.
Writing emphasis courses assign writing as a tool for learning and promote writing development. In a Writing Emphasis course, at least 60% of the course grade must be based on written work. Such courses are identified with the phrase "Writing Emphasis Course" in the course description listed in the Catalog.
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