Rhetoric & Writing Placement Information
All undergraduate students must complete the Compass Curriculum core writing requirements for graduation. This page will help you know which courses you need to take. You can also talk with your Academic Advisor for help choosing your courses.
First Core Writing Requirement
UCCS students choose among three options for their first writing course. Any of the options will fulfill the first core writing requirement for your degree:
- ENGL 1310
- ENGL 1308
- ENGL 1300 & 1305
The courses offer differing amounts of built-in support and move at different paces. First, we encourage you to watch the following video that describes your course options.
Second Core Writing Requirement
The second core writing course you should take depends on your major.
|TCID 2080||College of Business|
|TCID 2090||College of Engineering & Applied Science|
|INOV 210||Bachelor of Innovation Student|
*Most Beth-El College of Nursing & Health Sciences and All College of Letters, Arts & Sciences students except Technical Communication and Information Design majors take ENGL 1410. Students should check their degree plan or speak to an academic advisor for more information.
Course Enrollment Details
To enroll in a course, a student must meet at least one of the criteria listed: