Applying to Have a Course Approved as a Writing Course
During the Spring of 2015, the Faculty Senate (Legislation #2014-11[B])
mandated a process for courses to be approved by the College Curriculum
Committee (the CCC) as writing courses, so they can be used to fulfill the
College of Arts and Sciences' "Advanced Writing and Communication Skills"
Here is the list of courses that have been approved by the CCC as
To apply to have a course approved as a writing course in the College of
Arts and Sciences, you must submit two forms:
Submit the two PDFs to the CCC by emailing them to Charly Mallery
- A&S form to apply to have a course
designated as a writing course.
Fill in the grey boxes, have the chair sign at the end, and save it
as a PDF.
Do not put in full course syllabi - provide exactly the information
The College of Arts and Sciences 2011
definition of a writing course provides information about what
constitutes "writing", which might help you fill in the form.
- Registrar's New Course
Check the "WRITING" box.
Have the chair sign at the end.
If you have multiple courses that have fundamentally the same writing SLOs,
writing assignments structure, and revision process, you can fill in
the A&S form just once for an exemplar course, and provide the CCC with a
list of the course codes and titles for which the form applies.
But you do need to provide a course approval form for each course.