University Writing Program
Eli Goldblatt, Director
Vanessa Allen-Smith, Secretary
The University Writing Program combines an entrance level
introduction to academic
discourse with writing courses in the disciplines at every level to
students a comprehensive experience writing to learn and learning to
write. The main
components of the program are:
- First Year Writing: See College of
Liberal Arts: Programs: First Year Writing Program.
- Intellectual Heritage: See Colleges
Liberal Arts: Programs: Intellectual Heritage.
- Writing Intensive Courses: These courses, offered by
departments throughout the
University, incorporate a significant amount of writing (at least
10 pages in at least 2
different assignments) within the context of disciplinary work.
They highlight the
conventions and argumentation accepted in the discipline, and they
require at least one
revision based on response from a professor, TA, writing
associate, or peer-reviewer.
Temple students who spend their entire college career at Temple
are required to take 3
Writing-Intensive courses in addition to Intellectual Heritage 51
and 52. One of the W
courses must be the capstone writing course designated by the
major department. All
students transferring into Temple must take at least two of their
courses at Temple. Intellectual Heritage courses cannot be used to
meet this transfer
- University Writing Center: See Academic Services and Programs: Learning
Centers: University Writing Center.