Writing-Intensive Courses

The faculty expects all students to become effective writers and achieve the learning goals of the Writing Across Audiences and Genres NUpath attributes. To this end, students are given opportunities to improve their writing throughout their curriculum.

First-Year Writing Requirement

All first-year students must satisfy a first-year writing requirement by completing one of the following courses:

ENG 1103College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers3
ENG 1105College Writing 13
ENG 2105Writing Workshop3

Students must earn a C or better in the required writing course to satisfy the first-year writing requirement.

Advanced Writing Requirement

Students must satisfy the advanced writing requirement by completing one of the following courses. Transfer credit cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Students must earn a C or better to satisfy the advanced writing requirement:

ENG 3105Writing for the Professions: Science and Engineering3
ENG 3107Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences3

Writing-Intensive Courses in the Major

Each major includes at least two additional writing-intensive courses. These courses are characterized by frequent and regular writing, assessment, and revision of student work and the opportunity for students to improve their work.