Skill Area I. Communication Skills
All entering students are required to take WRT 105 (Enhanced Introduction to College Writing) or WRT 110 (Introduction to College Writing), which are introductory courses in expository writing, unless exempt due to previous coursework. A score of 550 or higher on the Writing portion of the SAT or 23 or higher on the English portion of the ACT is needed to enroll in WRT 110. Students with SAT Writing scores below 400 or ACT English scores below 18 will be required to complete WRT 100 (Fundamentals of Composition), which focuses on improvement of basic writing skills, prior to taking WRT 110. Students with SAT Writing scores between 400-540 or ACT English scores between 18-22 will be required to take the Writing Placement Test, which will place them in WRT 110, WRT 105, or WRT 100.
Six credits are required in total, including either WRT 105 or 110.*
*Students who have not completed WRT 110 prior to earning 61 credits are required to take both WRT 110 and WRT 202.
Courses designed to improve communications skills relevant for the successful pursuit of a university education and for the enhancement of career opportunities.