First-Year Writing Requirement

During their first semester at Sweet Briar College, unless exempted from the first-year writing requirement by means of transfer credit or Advanced Placement credit, all students will be placed in ENGL 100 or ENGL 104, or, if they qualify after departmental review, in a 100-level writing-intensive literature course in the English Department. Students exempted from the first-year writing requirement will be encouraged but not required to take a writing-intensive course in the fall. Students placed in ENGL 100 must enroll in ENGL 104 the following semester.

(3 credits)

  • Course designation is FYW
  • Required of all students not exempted. (These courses do not apply to the 51-credit limit for courses in a single department)