Writing Program at James Madison University helps students
use writing to learn, think, and
communicate in their academic and
social contexts, both in college
Currently the curriculum provides intensive instruction
for students in their
freshman year with differing needs,
abilities, and interests as well
as a minor
in writing and rhetoric for students
wishing to pursue concentrated and
advanced training in writing as a
valuable complement to a host of
different academic majors and
professional fields of interest.
As part of the Writing Program's
Writing in the Disciplines
intensive courses will extend
studentsí experience and
practice as writers beyond the
first year and introduce them to
discipline-specific kinds of
The GWRIT 103 waiver by exam offers all
transfer students and select freshmen the opportunity to waive the
GWRIT 103 requirement.
Freshmen who have scored 680 or higher on the SAT
I and do not have AP or IB credit may attempt the waiver process.
Click on the link above for detailed information.