Writing in the Disciplines: Environmental Writing
University Writing Program
313 Voorhies Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, and, on Wednesdays, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.
On those Tuesdays that fall the night before a final draft is due
(January 19, February 2,
February 23, and March 9),
I’ll hold a Chat Room from 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM;
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
~Native American Proverb
UWP 102G meets the university’s upper-division writing requirement. It is a
writing-intensive class, though it is more than that because it is really a class in
communicating well in words. In addition, UWP 102G requires active reading and clear
thinking – this last being necessary if students care to compose writing that’s both clear
and attractive to audiences both within and without the organization.
Prerequisite: Course 1 or English 3 or the equivalent and upper-division standing.
GE credit: Wrt (cannot be used to satisfy a college or university composition requirement
and GE writing experience simultaneously). Not open for credit to students who have
completed English 101. - I, II, III (I, II, III.)
102G Topical Outline
Practicing writing in a variety of formats and genres, including the personal
essay, article proposals, grant proposals, newsletter or journal articles, reports,
academic papers, and/or policy writing and review. Practicing conventions of style,
discourse and documentation appropriate to the genres. Understanding the writing
process: prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing for style, conciseness, and