Your WRIT 300 experience will include reading, writing and research assignments relevant to your major. What this means for you is that you will:
- write and learn about topics related to your major
- write in ways that reflect the writing required by your discipline of study
- receive significant feedback from your classmates and instructor
- experience many opportunities to revise your writing.
Take the Upper-division Placement Test.
- Students admitted as freshmen should take this placement test once they have completed 45 undergraduate credits.
- Transfer students should take the writing placement test before registering for their second semester at UB.
For more information, visit the Placement Testing page or contact Carey Miller in the College of Arts and Sciences, 410.837.5915.
Register for a section of WRIT 300 appropriate for your major.
Here is a list of majors and the corresponding sections of WRIT 300:
|Applied Information Technology||CAS|
|Business Administration (all specializations)||MSB|
|Community Studies and Civic Engagement||CPA|
|Environmental Sustainability and Human Ecology||CAS|
|Government and Public Policy||CPA|
|Health Systems Management||CPA|
|Human Services Administration||CPA|
|Information Systems and Technology Management||MSB|
by permission only
|Real Estate and Economic Development||MSB|
|Simulation and Digital Entertainment||CAS|
To make sure your major is what you think it is, log in to the MyUB portal and select My Student Center under My Self-Service. Under Academics, choose My Academics. Your major is listed in a blue panel, labeled My Program, on the right-hand side. If there is a problem with your listed major, please contact the Office of the University Registrar before you register for WRIT 300.
*If you are a student in the Interdisciplinary Studies program, registration is by permission only. Contact Carey Miller (410.837.5915) for more information.
Some sections are offered fully online: To determine which sections are offered fully online, refer to the course listings in your MyUB My Student Center; only fully online sections will have the "Room" listed as "WEB." When you click on the section for further information, fully online courses will have "Location" and "Instruction Mode" listed as "Web."
Once you enroll in the course, use the many resources available at UB to help you succeed, including your instructor and the University's Achievement and Learning Center.
If you have any questions about WRIT 300, contact Professor John Chapin, interim director of the University Writing Program.