First-Year Writing Requirement

During their first semester at Sweet Briar College, unless exempted from the first-year writing requirement, 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)