University Writing Program
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The University Writing Program (UWP) promotes a campus-wide culture of writing, supporting excellence in writing to help you achieve success in academic, professional and civic spheres.
Undergraduate Writing Program Course Sequence
The lower-division writing requirement can be fulfilled by WRIT 101. Course learning outcomes are demonstrated in an end-of-semester portfolio.
WRIT 101 College Composition provides instruction and practice in the flexible writing skills that prepare you to write and think in your undergraduate classes.
The upper-division writing requirement begins with the Upper-Division Writing Placement Test: Students take a timed writing test to determine their readiness to succeed with the demands of upper-division writing in the disciplines. Students who need additional support take WRIT 200. Every student takes WRIT 300.
WRIT 200 Practicum in Writing gives students small-class instruction to get them ready for WRIT 300.
WRIT 300 Composition and Research provides instruction and practice in the writing and research skills required for courses in your major (upper-division).
The University Writing Program serves the entire University of Baltimore campus.
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