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The WAC Program

The Writing Across the Curriculum Program

The Writing Across the Curriculum Program at York promotes a coherent and effective sequence of writing instruction for undergraduates throughout their degree programs. The WAC Program coordinates writing intensive (WI) course offerings across all major programs and provides consultation and professional development for faculty members teaching WI courses. In WI courses, students practice writing and research conventions in the disciplines and build proficiency with central course concepts through written assignments.

Components of the WAC Program
Six key, interlocking components make up the purview of the Writing Across the Curriculum Program at York

History of WAC at York
The York College Writing Across the Curriculum requirement legislated by the York College Senate in May, 2001 includes provisions for Writing Enhancement in General Education courses and for Writing Intensive courses in all the disciplines.

WAC Glossary
Key terms in WAC