Writing Intensive Courses

Writing intensive courses meet an IU Kokomo School of Arts & Sciences General Education requirement for students earning a BA degree. Such courses must be on the 300- or greater level and involve a substantial amount of writing, including revision.

Course title and course number

  • BIOL-L403 Biology Seminar
  • NMCM-N315 Web Writing and Usability
  • SPCH-S333 Public Relations Writing
  • ENG-A303 Topics in African American Studies
  • ENG-W321 Advanced Technical Writing
  • ENG-W350 Advanced Expository Writing
  • ENG-W365 Theories and Practices of Editing
  • ENG-W395 Individual Study of Writing (3 cr.)
  • ENG-W400 Issues in Teaching Writing
  • PHIL-P346 Classics in Philosophy of Art
  • ALL ENG-E courses and ENG-L courses at the 300-level or above (EXCEPT ENG-L390 Children’s Literature and ENG-L391 Literature for Young Adults)

In addition, Senior Seminar courses in the disciplines of Psychology (PSY-P459 History and Systems of Psychology), History and Political Science (COAS-S400 Social Science Seminar), and Sociology (SOC-S470 Senior Seminar) meet the Writing Intensive requirement, but students enrolled in these courses must have declared a major in the field.

Prerequisites: ENG-W131 and ENG-W132

All students enrolling in a Writing Intensive course must have completed their Elementary Composition courses (ENG-W131 and ENG-W132).  A student wishing to enroll in a Writing Intensive course who has not completed W131 and W132 must have the instructor’s permission to enroll.