Wayne State University

Aim Higher


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


    Fulfilling the Competency Requirements

 

Written Communication

Students must completel three requirements to fulfill this competency.

1. BASIC COMPOSITION (BC)

  • take ENG 1020, Introductory College Writing, 4 cr.
  • prerequisite: ACT English score of 21 or higher, or a passing score on the English Qualifying Exam, or ENG 1010, or SAT Writing Score of 480 or higher. For information on the English Qualifying Exam click here.
  • complete by 30 credit hours
  • for course completed Fall term 2008 or later, a grade of "C" or better is required

2. INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION (IC)

  • Take one of the following courses
    • Africana Studies-AFS 2390, Introduction to African-American Literature: Literature and Writing, 4 cr.
    • English-ENG 2100, Introduction to Poetry: Literature and Writing, 3 cr.
    • English-ENG 2110, Introduction to Drama: Literature and Writing, 3 cr.
    • English-ENG 2120, Introduction to Fiction: Literature and Writing, 4 cr.
    • English-ENG 2210, Great English Novels: Literature and Writing, 3 cr.
    • English-ENG 2310, Major American Books: Literature and Writing, 3 cr.
    • English-ENG 2390, Introduction to African-American Literature: Literature and Writing, 4 cr.
    • English-ENG 2420, Literature and the Professions. 4 cr.
    • English-ENG 2560, Children's Literature. 4 cr.
    • English-ENG 2570, Literature By and About Women: Literature and Writing, 3 cr.
    • English-ENG 3010, Intermediate Writing, 3 cr.
    • English-ENG 3020, Writing and Community, 3 cr.
    • English-ENG 3050, Technical Communication I: Report Writing, 3 cr.
  • complete by 75 credit hours
  • for course completed Fall term 2008 or later, a grade of "C" or better is required)
  • pre-requisite: "C" or better grade in Basic Composition (BC)

3. WRITING INTENSIVE

  • Complete an appropriate course in your major field - consult your Major Advisor
  • Pre-requisite: "C" or better grade in Intermediate Composition (IC)

 

 

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