Stage 2

Stage 2 Requirements, University Writing Program

Major Course Requirement(s)
AccountingBoth ACC 303 and ACC 311

Students transferring in one or both of these courses complete the Stage 2 requirement by taking two Stage 3 courses in the major. See your advisor for details.
BiologyStudents will receive a writing grade on completion of BIO 120, 130, 220, and 230. After completing all four courses a cumulative grade will be assessed, and students will be informed if they have earned credit for the Intermediate Writing requirement. Transfer students entering as sophomores will be judged on their writing in BIO 220 and 230. Students who do not earn credit for Intermediate Writing at this time will be required to complete additional writing assignments in every upper-level course until the department is satisfied that they have met the required standard.
BiochemistryEvaluation of lab reports written in BIO 220 and 230 will meet this requirement for the Biochemistry Major. Biochemistry majors will keep a portfolio of writing done for these courses and submit it to the Writing Committee for the Biochemistry Major in the Department of Physical Sciences. This Committee will evaluate these reports in terms of the quality of scientific writing contained in them. If a student does not pass, papers must be revised until the Committee is satisfied that the student has met the standard.
Business AdministrationBoth BUS 201 and BUS 225

Students transferring in one or both of these courses complete the Stage 2 requirement by taking two Stage 3 courses in the major. See your advisor for details.
Business Information SystemsBoth BUS 201 and BUS 225

Students transferring in one or both of these courses complete the Stage 2 requirement by taking two Stage 3 courses in the major. See your advisor for details.
CommunicationCOM 300
Computer ScienceTwo of the following: CSC 340, CSC 330, CSC 231
EconomicsTwo of the following:
ECO 302
ECO 305
ECO 322
ECO 325
ECO 330
EducationMet through the student's other major
EnglishENG 203, 204, or 205
Environmental Earth ScienceBoth EES 130 and EES 224
FinanceBoth BUS 201 and BUS 225. Students transferring in one or both of these courses complete the Stage 2 requirement by taking two Stage 3 courses in the major. See your advisor for details.
General Studies (BGS)One of the following:
ENG 241
ENG 300
Students in the BGS major may also take any other designated writing-intensive course as long as they have met the prerequisites determined by the department offering the course.

Health SciencesHSC/ANT 302
History or History/Social ScienceHIS 200
Individualized MajorStudents in the individualized major may take any designated writing-intensive course as long as they have met the prerequisites determined by the department offering the course.
Labor Relations and Human Resource ManagementECO 330
Liberal StudiesFor Natural Sciences concentration: LSM 275
For Social Sciences concentration: HIS 200 or PSC 201
For English concentration:
ENG 203
For Math concentration: MAT 315
MathematicsMAT 315
Music (Performing Arts)MUS 302, MUS 303, OR MUS 345
New Media StudiesENG 206
PhilosophyPHI 210
Physical EducationHPE 361
Political SciencePSC 201
PsychologyPSY 247
SociologySOC 350
Social WorkAll three of the following:
SWK 311
SWK 325
SWK 330
SpanishEither SPA 312 OR 313
Sport and Leisure ManagementSLM 330
Theatre (Performing Arts)THE 270
Visual ArtsART 225 OR ART 233
Women's/Gender StudiesWST 351