Writing-Intensive Requirements

Freshmen:
Incoming freshmen must complete five Writing-Intensive (W) courses at MSUM:

  • English 101 (or an approved alternative)
  • One Writing-Intensive in Dragon Core
  • One Writing-Intensive course at the 300 or 400-level designated by the student's major
  • Two Writing-Intensive courses at the 200-level or higher, only one of which may hold the rubric of the student's major.

If a student has multiple majors, the student must fulfill the University Writing-Intensive course requirements as well as the Upper-Level Writing Requirement of each major.

All Transfers:
Incoming transfer students must complete two Writing-Intensive (W) courses at MSUM:

  • One Writing-Intensive course at the 300 or 400-level designated by the student's major
  • One Writing-Intensive course at the 200-level or higher

If a student has multiple majors, the student must fulfill the University Writing-Intensive course requirements as well as the Upper-Level Writing Requirement of each major.

***These requirements apply to students admitted to MSUM beginning summer of 2009.  For Writing-Intensive Requirements prior to summer of 2009, please see these requirements.

 


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