Writing Proficiency Courses

(one course) Students generally fulfill this requirement during the fall or spring of their first year.

Many students find it helpful to take a W course in field that engages them; they discover they enjoy writing, and make more progress, when the course topic is one they especially want to explore. All W courses fulfill a Sophia Program requirement and provide the opportunity to earn the Basic W.

Courses that meet the Writing Proficiency requirement:

(The courses listed below also fulfill an LO1 requirement.)

ART 290W Earth Art (CP) half of the tandem with PHIL 110W3.5
COMM 103W Introduction to Communication (CP, WV)4
ENLT 151W Introduction to Literature: Animals, Monsters, Ghosts (HL, WV)4
ENLT 151W Introduction to Literature: Death and Dying (HL, WV)4
ENLT 151W Introduction to Literature: Magic and Realism (HL, WV)4
ENLT 151W Introduction to Literature: World Building in Literature (HL, WV)4
HUST 197W Myth, Legend, and History (HP, CTS, WV, GL, SR)4
ICS 201W Introduction to Intercultural Studies (HP, IC)4
PHIL 110W Introductory Philosophy (PW, WV) half of the tandem with ART 290W3.5
POSC 151W Political Issues (SSI, CTS)
RLST 101W Introducing Religious Studies: Conversion (RTI, WV, IC)4
THTR 135W Introduction to Theatre (CP)4