Writing (WRTG)

WRTG F068      College Literacy Skills
1-3 Credits

Individualized instruction in writing and/or reading. Course work can be designed to support specific courses or specific individuals as needed. This course does not fulfill the prerequisites for any other course.Note: May be repeated for credit.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1-3 + 0 + 0

WRTG F080      Basic Writing and Reading
4 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduces college writing and reading skills. Develops sentences, paragraphs and short essays. Introduces strategies for effective revision. Enhances reading comprehension and vocabulary for academic reading. On completing this course students may retake Accuplacer for a higher placement. A grade of C or higher in this course qualifies students for WRTG F090.

Prerequisites: Placement into WRTG F080.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 4 + 0 + 0

WRTG F090      Writing and Reading Strategies
4 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Develops college writing and reading strategies. Reviews sentence and paragraph structure as part of the development of essays. Emphasizes revision techniques for essays and critical reading in academic contexts. A grade of C or higher in this course qualifies students for WRTG F110. On completing this course students may retake Accuplacer for placement into WRTG F111X.

Prerequisites: Placement into WRTG F090, or a grade of C or higher in WRTG F080, or DEVE F060 and DEVS F052.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 4 + 0 + 0

WRTG F110      Introduction to College Writing
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intensive preparatory work in the college writing skills needed for WRTG F111X, including research, writing, revising and critical reading skills. Special fees apply.

Prerequisites: C or better in WRTG F090, or placement.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

WRTG F111X      Writing Across Contexts
3 Credits

An introduction to writing strategies and processes for reading and responding to rhetorical situations across a variety of public and academic contexts.

Prerequisites: Placement into WRTG F111X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

WRTG F211X      Writing and the Humanities
3 Credits

An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the humanities, with a focus on the disciplinary questions, methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X, or equivalent.

Recommended: Sophomore standing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

WRTG F212X      Writing and the Professions
3 Credits

An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the professions, with a focus on the disciplinary questions, methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X.

Recommended: Sophomore standing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

WRTG F213X      Writing and the Sciences
3 Credits

An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the social and natural sciences, with a focus on the disciplinary questions, methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X or equivalent.

Recommended: Sophomore standing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

WRTG F214X      Arguing Across Contexts
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Instruction and practice in written research-supported arguments for a variety of audiences, with an emphasis on rhetorical strategies across a variety of public and academic contexts.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0