Your UW System English placement test score (UWENGL), performance on an AP exam, or prior coursework in composition determine which course you must take to meet the University Writing Requirement.
Prerequisites and Courses
UWENGL score of 404 and below- WRIT 114: Intensive Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing. 5 credits
UWENGL score of 405 to 549 - WRIT 116: Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing. 5 credits
UWENGL of 550-594, AP English Language and Composition or Literature and Composition score of 3, University Honors Program - WRIT 118: Accelerated Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing. 2 credits
Students with AP English Language and Composition or Literature and Composition scores of 4 and 5 are opted out of the WRIT requirement.
Students transferring in a 3-credit writing course (WRIT 907L) - WRIT 120: Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing for Transfer Students. 2 credits. Placement mechanism: approved partial composition credit from another college or university. This is the course for transfer students who come with partial composition credit.
Placement into these courses is mandatory based on the above criteria, you may not select a different course.
Students needing to repeat English 110 for replacement grade can take either Writing 114 or 116, depending on their placement score.
Students needing to repeat English 112 for replacement grade can take either Writing 118 or 120, depending on their prerequisites.
Questions? Contact Dr. Shevaun Watson, Director of Composition, firstname.lastname@example.org