Approved Writing Proficiency Courses 2009-2010

October 27, 2009

MEMORANDUM AAO 09-03

TO:

AAO/EM Distribution List
Academic Advising Programs
Disability Support Services
Testing Office
University Writing Committee

FROM:

Sandra M. Flake, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

SUBJECT:

2009-2010 Writing Proficiency Courses

According to our records, the list (see below) of writing proficiency (WP) courses is effective for the 2009-2010 academic year. Please notify Academic Affairs of any changes.

WP courses are required upper-division courses in the content of the discipline in which students demonstrate their ability to write as professionals in the major. To graduate, students must earn a C- or better in a WP course in their major.

Enrollment in WP courses is restricted to students who have passed ENGL 130, Academic Writing, or equivalent transfer course with a letter grade of C- or better. Instructors should confirm satisfactory completion of ENGL 130 before adding students to a WP course and should include the following note on each WP course syllabus:

This is a writing proficiency (WP) course, open only to students who have completed ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.


California State University, Chico
Writing Proficiency (WP) Course List
By College and Major
2009-2010

Note: Courses new to the list are underlined

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Business

AGRI 482

Agriculture

AGRI 482

Animal Science (degree approval pending)

AGRI 482

COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Anthropology

ANTH 496, 496H

Child Development

CHLD 353

Criminal Justice

POLS 331

Economics

ECON 495, 499H

Geography

GEOG 490

Health Science

HCSV 425, 425H, MGMT 300

International Relations

POLS 441, 441H

Legal Studies (degree approval pending)

POLS 331

Political Science

POLS 331, 421H

Psychology

PSYC 399H, 401

Public Administration

POLS 331

Social Science

SOSC 495, 495H

Social Work

SWRK 435, 445

Sociology

SOCI 441, 441H

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Business Administration

MGMT 300

Business Information Systems

BSIS 496

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION

Communication Design

CDES 303

Communication Sciences and Disorders

CMSD 488 435

Communication Studies

CMST 452, 472

Exercise Physiology

KINE 320

Instructional Design and Technology

CDES 303

Journalism

JOUR 321, 341

Kinesiology

KINE 320

Liberal Studies

ENGL 333

Recreation Administration


RECR 400, 510H

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, COMPUTER SCIENCE, AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Applied Computer Graphics

APCG 345, CDES 303, CSCI 430 330

Civil Engineering

CIVL 402

Computer Engineering

EECE 490A, 499H

Computer Information Systems

CSCI 301 330

Computer Science

CSCI 301 330

Concrete Industry Management

MFGT 352

Construction Management

CMGT 460, 460H

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

EECE 490A, 499H

Manufacturing Technology

MFGT 352

Mechanical Engineering

MECH 440A 440H

Mechatronic Engineering

MECA 440A 440H

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS

American Studies

AMST 365

Art

ARTH 500, ARTS 485, 495, 500, 592, 595, IDES 485

English

ENGL 320, 321, 327, 335, 440, 441, 442

French

FREN 497

German

GERM 497

History

HIST 490

Humanities

HUMN 400, 499H

Linguistics

ENGL 476

Modern Jewish Studies (moved from GIIS)

MJIS 454

Music

MUSC 302

Music Industry and Technology

MUSC 309

Musical Theatre

THEA 351

Philosophy

PHIL 333 420, 421, 499H

Religious Studies

RELS 482, 497, 499H

Spanish

SPAN 497

Theatre

THEA 350

COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES

Biochemistry

CHEM 300 381

Biological Sciences

BIOL 350

Chemistry BA (degree approval pending) approved for implementation fa 09

CHEM 381

Chemistry BS

CHEM 300 381, 499H

Environmental Science

GEOS 300

Geology

GEOS 361

Geosciences

GEOS 300, 361

Mathematics

MATH 420

Microbiology

BIOL 321 371, 470

Nursing

NURS 422, 422W

Nutrition and Food Sciences

NFSC 429

Physics

PHYS 427

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE, INTERNATIONAL, and INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Asian Studies

ASST 490

Latin American Studies

LAST 495

Multicultural and Gender Studies

MCGS 495, WMST 490

Special Major

Varies, see adviser

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