College Writing Program (CWP)
CWP 099 DEVELOPMENTAL COLLEGE WRITING
A skill-building course designed to reinforce sentence and paragraph structure through emphasis on structure, unity, and coherence. Appropriate for both native students and non-native English-speaking students needing skill enhancement in Standard American English. Offered every semester.
CWP 101 COLLEGE WRITING I
3, 3/0; WO14
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CWP 099 or SAT score over 400 or ACT score 17 or higher. Introduction to academic discourse practices and conventions, including the development of composing processes and skills that will prepare individuals for success as university students and citizens. Emphasis on critical reading and inquiry, writing for a variety of rhetorical situations, and effective academic writing and research processes. Offered every semester.
CWP 102 ARGUMENTATION AND RESEARCH
3, 3/0; WO14
Prerequisite: CWP 101 or its equivalent. (See College Writing Program Office, 130 South Wing for placement procedures.) Course focusing on development of academic communication and research skills. Written and oral assignments emphasize argumentation and persuasion, advanced rhetorical strategies, analysis/synthesis, and critical thinking. Offered every semester.