Analytical Writing Program

All courses, faculty listings, and curricular and degree requirements described herein are subject to change or deletion without notice.

Courses

For course descriptions not found in the UC San Diego General Catalog, 2017–18, please contact the department for more information.

For more information about the Analytical Writing Program and the UC Entry Level Writing Requirement, please see the “Undergraduate Degree Requirements” section: http://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/front/UgrdDegReq.html.

Lower Division

AWP 1. Analytical Writing (4)

AWP 1 provides underprepared writers the opportunity to develop their critical thinking and writing abilities. At the end of AWP 1, students will produce a portfolio of work that will determine their readiness to enter the college writing programs. Renumbered from ELWR 1. Students may take AWP 1 and ELWR 1 a combined total of three times to earn a passing grade of C or better to satisfy the UC Entry Level Writing Requirement.

AWP 2A. Analytical Writing and Academic English A (4)

AWP 2A is the first of a multi-term course designed to offer students who need extra English language support the opportunity to develop their critical thinking and writing abilities over two terms. Students who enroll in AWP 2A are required to enroll in AWP 2B in the subsequent term. Renumbered from ELWR 2A. Students may not receive credit for AWP 2A and ELWR 2A. Students must earn a C or better in AWP 2A-B to satisfy the UC Entry Level Writing Requirement. If a grade of C or better is not earned, students are placed in AWP 1.

AWP 2B. Analytical Writing and Academic English B (4)

AWP 2B is the second of a multi-term course designed to offer students who need extra English language support the opportunity to develop their critical thinking and writing abilities over two terms. At the end of AWP 2B, students will produce a portfolio of work that will determine their readiness to enter the college writing programs. Renumbered from ELWR 2B. Students may not receive credit for AWP 2B and ELWR 2B. Students must earn a grade of C or better in AWP 2A-B to satisfy the UC Entry Level Writing Requirement. If a C or better is not earned, students are placed in AWP 1. Prerequisites: AWP 2A or ELWR 2A.

AWP 10. Language and Learning in the American Academy (4)

This course will introduce critical thinking, reading, writing, speaking, and listening practices appropriate to college-level work. It will prepare students who may not be familiar with the learning expectations of American universities to fully join the academic conversation. Students may not receive credit for AWP 10 and LTWR 4.

Upper Division

AWP 195. Academic Mentoring in Writing (2)

Under the supervision of an instructor, students will serve as peer mentors in analytical writing courses. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of the writing process and will develop the necessary skills to serve as productive writing mentors for their peers. Prerequisites: permission of the director of the Analytical Writing Program is required to enroll; 3.0 GPA is required.

Graduate

AWP 500. Apprentice Teaching in the Analytical Writing Program (1–4)

Consideration of pedagogical methods appropriate to undergraduate teaching of analytical writing, especially with regards to courses that fulfill the UC Entry Level Writing Requirement (ELWR). The course is required of all graduate teaching assistants who are engaged in or supporting instruction in the Analytical Writing Program. The course is potentially open to other graduate students seeking expertise in writing pedagogy, contingent upon the approval of the director. May be taken for credit up to eighteen times. Prerequisites: permission of the director of the Analytical Writing Program is required to enroll.