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First-Year Writing @ SVSU

Welcome to First-Year Writing @ SVSU 

We have developed our English 080 and English 111 courses into a comprehensive First-Year Writing Program with common objectives, practices, methodologies, textbooks, and program assessment procedures. Our program also sponsors the annual First-Year Writing Awards.

Most entering freshmen are placed into English 111: Composition I. Students are placed in English 080: Writing Skills if they have received a score of 15 or below on the English portion of the ACT, or they are placed in the class based on the results of a writing sample administered by the Office of Academic Advising.

Contact Us
(989) 964-4037(989) 964-4037

Department Chair

Eric Gardner


Brown Hall 313