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Specialized Writing Courses

We offer two specialized writing courses, WR 121e and WR 121/122 (CMAE).

See if either course would be right for you!


WR 121e

Class Design

  • Guided discussions that help non-native speakers participate
  • 1-on-1 conferences
  • Additional practice with grammar and vocabulary

Typical Student who Enroll

  • International students who placed into language classes at UO. These students should complete AEIS 112 (Academic Writing) before beginning WR 121.
  • Past students have come from many countries, including China, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Taiwan, Iran, Vietnam, Kenya, and Germany.

How to Register

  • Approval given through the instructor and the Composition Program:
    118 PLC, 541-346-3911

WR 121 / 122 CMAE

(Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence)

Class Design

  • Student-driven discussions for native speakers
  • 1-on-1 conferences and feedback about rhetoric and argumentation

Typical Student who Enroll

  • Diverse domestic students, most of whom completed high school in the US
  • Sometimes low-income or first-generation college students
  • SAT Verbal scores typically 480-700

How to Register

  • Approval given through the Center for Multicultural and Academic Excellence: 164 Oregon Hall, 541-346-3479