Academic Catalog

Writing Program (WRIT)

WRIT 1101 Writing Colloquium. (Formerly 101) A first-year writing-intensive skills course whose content focuses on Benedictine University and its mission of higher learning grounded in the liberal arts and guided by its Benedictine Heritage and Catholic tradition. Readings will encourage students to understand, discuss, and write about issues of contemporary relevance. Emphasis on writing and revising argumentative essays, grammar review, basic library research skills, and textual analysis. IAI CI900. 3 semester credit hour/s. 
Designation: First Writing Course 
Campus: LISLE (Typically Offered: Fall and Spring Terms)
MESA
 
WRIT 1102 Research Writing. (Formerly 102) A course that introduces students to writing in the disciplines of literature, social sciences, sciences, or business. Students study types of writing in the discipline, learn advanced library research techniques, write brief literature reviews, and develop and write significant research papers. IAI CI901R 3 semester credit hour/s. 
Designation: Second Writing Course 
Campus: LISLE (Typically Offered: Fall and Spring Terms)
MESA
 
WRIT 1104 Person in Community. (Formerly 104) A first-year course whose content focuses on Benedictine University and its mission of higher learning grounded in the liberal arts and guided by its Benedictine Heritage and Catholic tradition. Readings will encourage students to understand, discuss, and write about issues of contemporary relevance. For all freshmen who have earned credit for WRIT 1101. 1 semester credit hour/s. Department Consent Required.  
Campus: MESA