Writing II Committee



Writing II Requirements by School

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UCLA College of Letters and Science
The Writing II requirement must be satisfied within seven terms of enrollment by completing one course from a list approved by the College faculty Executive Committee. Writing II courses are listed in the Schedule of Classes at www.registrar.ucla.edu/soc/writing.htm and are available in College Academic Counseling.

Applicable courses may also be applied toward preparation for the major requirements and, if approved for general education (GE) credit, may fulfill a GE requirement.

Transfer students with 90 or more units who have completed the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum will have satisfied the Writing I and Writing II requirements. No transfer student is admitted to the College without completing, with a grade of C or better (a grade of C- is not acceptable), a college-level writing course that the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools accepts as equivalent to English Composition 3.

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School of the Arts and Architecture
The Writing II requirement is satisfied by selecting a course from a faculty-approved list of Writing II courses published in the Schedule of Classes at www.registrar.ucla.edu/soc/writing.htm and available in the Student Services Office. The course must be completed with a grade of C or better (C- or a Passed grade is not acceptable) within the first six terms of enrollment.

A Writing II course also approved for general education may be applied toward the relevant general education foundational area.

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School of Theater, Film and TelevisionWriting II Requirements
The Writing II requirement is satisfied by selecting a course from a list of courses approved by the School's Faculty Executive Committee. Writing II courses are listed in the Schedule of Classes at www.registrar.ucla.edu/soc/writing.htm and are available in the Student Services Office. The course must be completed with a grade of C or better (C- or a Passed grade is not acceptable) within the first six quarters of enrollment.

A Writing II course used to meet this requirement may not be applied toward a foundation area under general education or toward the literature requirement.

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Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Writing II Requirements
The engineering writing requirement is satisfied by selecting one approved engineering writing (EW) course from the HSSEAS writing course list or by selecting one approved Writing II (W) course. The course must be completed with a grade of C or better (C- or a Passed grade is not acceptable). Writing courses are listed in the Schedule of Classes at www.registrar.ucla.edu/soc/writing.htm.

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School of Nursing Writing II Requirements
The Writing II requirement must be satisfied within seven terms of enrollment by completing one course from a list approved by the College Faculty Executive Committee. Writing II courses are listed in the Schedule of Classes at www.registrar.ucla.edu/soc/writing.htm and are available in College Academic Counseling.

Applicable courses may also be applied toward preparation for the major requirements and, if approved for general education (GE) credit, may fulfill a GE requirement.