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FYW 101 & FYW 102 Course Descriptions

FYW 101: Writing Studio

.5 Course Unit

Offered Annually

Prerequisite : Placement

Writing Studio offers writing support for FYW 102: Academic Writing and FYS First Seminar. A two-credit studio course, Writing Studio must be taken concurrently with FYW 102 or with FYS. May be repeated.

FYW 102: Academic Writing

1 Course Unit

Offered Every Semester

Academic Writing is a four-credit course that offers students the opportunity to develop, advance, and practice skills in the production of academic prose. Within a framework of sophisticated readings, highly coordinated writing workshops, and instructor feedback, students practice rhetorical approaches to the writing necessary to succeed in college. Students read critically, cultivate habits of effective and ethical research, practice conventions of documentation, and use information technologies. Topical readings vary among sections. May be repeated.