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WIC - Writing Intensive Classes

Writing Intensive Classes (WIC) offer students an opportunity to engage deeply in course materials. Students learn the processes by which writers in the field develop and disseminate knowledge.

Writing Intensive Classes are offered throughout the university in various departments. The courses are varied but share these core characteristics:

  • Amount of writing: All WIC require approximately 5000 words. 3000 words are dedicated to drafts, non-graded writing, and informal papers. 2000 words are final drafts, which students rewrite after receving feedback for revision.
  • Activities emphasizing writing: All WIC emphasize writing as a process, which is integrated into the structure of the entire course. Students engage in writing to learn, and writing to communicate. In-class activities may include short, ungraded in-class writing, brainstorming, freewriting, and peer response groups. Other topics that are covered include appropriate citation, global revision strategies, and editing.

Winter 2015 Writing Intensive Class List:

You can search exclusively for WIC courses by checking "WIC" under class attributes when doing a class search.

Chemistry
WIC: INSTRUMNT ANALYS LAB - 40691 - CH 427 - 021
WIC: INSTRUMNT ANALYS LAB - 40693 - CH 427 - 026
WIC: INSTRUMNT ANALYS LAB - 40690 - CH 427 - 041
WIC: INSTRUMNT ANALYS LAB - 40692 - CH 427 - 046
WIC: INSTRUMENT ANALYS LAB - 45951 - CH 427 - 931
WIC: INSTRUMENT ANALYS LAB - 45950 - CH 527 - 931

Child & Family Studies
WIC: PROF DEVELOPMENT CFS II - 40577 - CFS 495 - 001
WIC: PROF DEVELOPMENT CFS III - 40578 - CFS 496 - 001

English

WIC courses can be substituted for WR 323 with a "C" or better.

WIC:INTRO TO THE ENGLISH MAJOR - 41214 - ENG 300 - 005
WIC:INTRO TO THE ENGLISH MAJOR - 41216 - ENG 300 - 007

Theater

WIC: DEVEL DRAMATIC ART - 43589 - TA 464 - 003


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