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Academic Foundations 003
African American and African Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History (080, 081, 082, 083, 085)
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Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Data Science 219
Economics 220
English (350 and 352)
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience (Geology 460)
Geoscience Engineering 465
Global Politics 487
Health Information Management 504
History (History 510, American 512)
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Writing 989 Requirements  


A cumulative average of 2.5 is required in order to declare the writing minor.

Students are required to complete 18 credits of approved courses (with a grade of C or better) in order to graduate with a writing minor. All students are required to take 21:355:301 Foundations: Usage, Voice, and Style, as well as an additional 15 credits in writing (355) courses above the 100 level. As writing-intensive courses offer discipline-specific writing instruction and practice, we will accept one 3-credit writing-intensive course, taken at Rutgers University-Newark, in any subject.

Students must achieve a 2.5 average in order to earn the writing minor.

Students must submit a professional portfolio containing selected works from each class in order to earn the writing minor.

Note for Transfer Students:
All students receiving a writing minor will take a minimum of 12 credits at Rutgers University-Newark offered by the Writing Program. We will accept one 3-credit writing-intensive course taken at Rutgers-Newark, as well as one 3-credit writing course above the 100 level, taken at another institution, pending a course evaluation.
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