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  • Writing Intensive Requirements

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  • Writing Intensive Requirements

    Freshmen

    Incoming freshmen must complete five writing intensive (W) courses at MSUM:

    • English 101 (or an approved alternative/equivalent)
    • One writing intensive course in Liberal Arts & Science Curriculum (LASC)
    • 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/subject of the student’s major

    If a student has more than one major, they must fulfill the university writing intensive course requirements as well as the upper level writing requirement of each major.

    Transfers

    Incoming transfer students must complete two writing intensive (W) courses at MSUM:

    • English 101 (or an approved alternative/equivalent)
    • 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 more than one major, they must fulfill the university writing intensive course requirements as well as the upper level writing requirement of each major.