First-Year Rhetoric & Writing Program


First-Year Rhetoric & Writing Program


  • Introduction and Outcomes

    General information about the First-Year Rhetoric and Writing Program and our learning outcomes.

  • English 1310 Overview

    Information about ENGL 1310, the first required writing course.

  • English 1410 Overview

    Information about ENGL 1410, the research writing course required for many different majors.

  • English 1410 Themes

    Descriptions of the exciting themes instructors teach in ENGL 1410. 

  • Placement FAQs

    Look here if you have a question about your placement into the First-Year Rhetoric and Writing Program. 

  • Placement Information

    Information about which course you need to take and why.