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Course Requirement

Students must take either WRIT 1301 or WRIT 1401 in order to fulfill the first-year writing requirement, unless they have previously fulfilled the requirement in another way. Some students will be required to pass WRIT 1201 before taking WRIT 1301.

Have I already fulfilled the first-year writing requirement?

Aside from taking either WRIT 1301 or WRIT 1401, there are five ways to satisfy the first-year writing requirement:     

  1. Beginning AY2020-21, a 4 or higher on the Engl lit score will fulfill the requirement
  2. As of AY2021-22, a 4 or higher on the Engl Lang score will fulfill the requirement
  3. Receive PSEO or CIS credit, or
  4. Receive transfer credit
  5. Receive 5 or higher on IB English Language and Literature