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Fall 2017

WRTG-100 College Writing (3)

Develops students' skills in reading with understanding, summarizing and synthesizing information accurately, and writing correct, reasoned prose. Usually offered every term. Note: Completion of WRTG-100 and WRTG-101 with grades of C or better fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency Requirement.

WRTG-101 College Writing Seminar (3)

Continues the work begun in WRTG-100, stressing the student's abilities to construct extended arguments, to synthesize diverse materials, and to pursue library research. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: WRTG-100 or equivalent. Note: Completion of WRTG-100 and WRTG-101 with grades of C or better fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency Requirement.

Spring 2018 WRTG-101 Section Descriptions

WRTG-102 College Writing (3)

WRTG-102 is a specially designed version of WRTG-100. It is aimed at students whose language skills need special attention and has a required one-on-one conference with the course instructor. Usually offered every term. Note: Completion of WRTG-102 and WRTG-103 with grades of C or better fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency Requirement.

WRTG-103 College Writing Seminar (3)

WRTG-103 is a specially designed version of WRTG-101. It is aimed at students whose language skills need special attention and has a required one-on-one conference with the course instructor. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: WRTG-102 or equivalent. Note: Completion of WRTG-102 and WRTG-103 with grades of C or better fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency Requirement.

WRTG-106 College Writing, Intensive (3)

Develops students' academic writing and research skills. Builds students' abilities to construct extended arguments and synthesize diverse materials. Emphasizes information literacy, including evaluating source material and making strategies and appropriate use of different sources. Usually offered every term. Note: Completion of WRTG-106 with a grade of C or better and an Advanced Placement English Language and Composition score of 4 or 5, or a Higher Level International Baccalaureate Examination score of 5 or higher fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency requirement.

WRTG-130 Honors English I (3)

Limited to first-year students by invitation. Usually offered every fall. Note: Completion of WRTG-130 and WRTG-131 with grades of C or better fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency Requirement.

WRTG-131 Honors English II (3)

Limited to first-year students by invitation. Usually offered every spring. Note: Completion of WRTG-130 and WRTG-131 with grades of C or better fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency Requirement.

WRTG-132 Honors English, Intensive (3)

Develops students' academic writing and research skills. Builds students' abilities to construct extended arguments and synthesize diverse materials. Emphasizes information literacy, including evaluating source material and making strategies and appropriate use of different sources. Usually offered every term. Note: Completion of WRTG-132 with a grade of C or better and an Advanced Placement English Language and Composition score of 4 or 5, score of 4 or 5, or a Higher Level International Baccalaureate Examination score of 5 or higher fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency Requirement. Open only to students in the University Honors Program.