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WR (Intermediate Writing Designation) Course Proposal Form

WR (Intermediate Writing Designation)
Course Proposal Form

Integrations Curriculum Details

In the Integrations Curriculum a course can be designated as either:

A Way of Thinking, AND/OR
A Thematic Encounter or Thematic Focus
CSD: Identity or CSD: Systems, OR
Learning Foundations, Learning Explorations, or Learning Integrations, OR
Theological Explorations (THEO 1) or Theological Integrations (THEO 2)


There are three engagements:

1.      Artistic engagement (AR)

2.      Experiential engagement (EX)

3.      Global engagement (GL)

Any course carrying a Way of Thinking, Thematic Encounter, Thematic Focus, CSD: Systems, or Theological Integrations (THEO 2) designation may also have one engagement. Semester-long study abroad courses may carry both GLO and EXP engagements.

Theological Explorations (TE), CSD: Identity, INTG 100: Learning Foundations, Learning Explorations, and INTG 300: Learning Integrations courses cannot carry engagements. 

Quantitative Reasoning

Any course may satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning skill requirement.

Benedictine Raven
Any course except Learning Foundations, any course with a THEO course number, or courses that fulfill Theological Explorations or Theological Integrations may also satisfy the Benedictine Raven.

WR Designation

Any 2xx or 3xx course except INTG 100: Learning Foundations, CSD:I, INTG 105: College Success, and INTG 300: Learning Integrations may satisfy the Writing (WR) designation.

WR Learning Outcomes

Write 2 – Intermediate
Students demonstrate consideration of the context, audience, and purpose of their writing and use compelling content to clearly support ideas. They consistently organize their arguments using relevant evidence. The language is clear and straightforward, with few errors.

Basic Course Information



Grading type

Does the course have any other Integrations Curriculum designations? Select from the following:

Please note:

A. The committee understands that some courses may still be in development. Prompts that ask for examples of assignments seek information about the spirit of what students will do and instructors are not bound to the specific details (e.g. writing prompts) provided.

B.  The committee includes faculty from a variety of disciplines. Please remember to briefly explain disciplinary terms, contexts, and/or texts to allow all the members of the committee to best understand how your responses address the question.

C.  As you are answering these questions, please keep in mind that students will need to produce work to assess their fulfillment of the related learning outcomes if applicable.

D.  Please refer to the WR Teaching and Course Development Guidelines for details and ideas for the following questions.