Writing Intensive (WI) Course Requirements

An explanation of the Writing Intensive (WI) course requirements for various student populations

If you began your undergraduate career at York College:

  • Graduation Requirement:
    • Two lower-division WI courses (100 - 299): 6 credits.
    • One upper-division WI course (300 or above) within your major: 3 credits.
  • College Option Requirement:
    • One WI course (200 or above) or WRIT 301 / 302 / 303 / 304: 3 credits.

If you transferred to York without earning any degree previously:

  • Graduation Requirement:
    • Two lower-division WI courses (100 - 299): 6 credits.
    • One upper-division WI course (300 or above) within your major: 3 credits.
  • College Option Requirement:
    • One WI course (200 or above) or WRIT 301 / 302 / 303 / 304: 3 credits.

If you entered York with an Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) degree:

  • Graduation Requirement:
    • One upper-division WI course (300 or above) within your major: 3 credits.
  • College Option Requirement:
    • One WI course (200 or above) or WRIT 301 / 302 / 303 / 304: 3 credits.

If you entered York with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree:

  • Graduation Requirement:
    • Two lower-division WI courses (100 - 299): 6 credits.
    • One upper-division WI course (300 or above) within your major: 3 credits.
  • College Option Requirement:
    • One WI course (200 or above) or WRIT 301 / 302 / 303 / 304: 3 credits.

If you entered York with a Bachelor's degree:

  • You are exempt from WI course requirements.

If you have further questions about WI course requirements:

  • You should speak to an advisor in the department in which your major is housed.