Course Descriptions

The Course Descriptions catalog describes all undergraduate and graduate courses offered by Michigan State University. The searches below only return course versions Fall 2000 and forward. Please refer to the Archived Course Descriptions for versions prior to Fall 2000.

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WRA 1004  Preparation for College Writing

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Corequisite:
WRA 0102 concurrently
Restrictions:
Not open to graduate students.
Description:
The study and practice of varieties of invention, arrangement, revision, style, and delivery to help students make successful transitions to writing, reading, and researching in Tier 1 writing.
Semester Alias:
ATL 1004
Effective Dates:
FALL 2015 - Open


WRA 1004  Preparation for College Writing (D) (Interim Change)

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 5
Restrictions:
Not open to graduate students.
Description:
The study and practice of varieties of invention, arrangement, revision, style, and delivery to help students make successful transitions to writing, reading, and researching in Tier 1 writing.
Effective Dates:
SUMMER 2016 - Open


WRA 101  Writing as Inquiry

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 4
Prerequisite:
(WRA 1004) or designated score on English Placement test
Not open to students with credit in:
LB 133 or MC 111 or MC 112 or RCAH 111 or WRA 195H
Description:
The study and practice of invention, arrangement, revision, style, and delivery to help students make successful transitions to writing, reading, and researching in higher education.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2016 - Open


WRA 101  Writing as Inquiry (Interim Change)

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 4
Prerequisite:
(WRA 1004) or designated score on English Placement test
Not open to students with credit in:
LB 133 or MC 111 or MC 112 or RCAH 111 or WRA 195H or AL 110
Description:
The study and practice of invention, arrangement, revision, style, and delivery to help students make successful transitions to writing, reading, and researching in higher education.
Effective Dates:
SPRING 2017 - Open


WRA 195H  Writing as Inquiry Honors

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 4
Prerequisite:
Designated score on English Placement test
Not open to students with credit in:
LB 133 or MC 111 or MC 112 or RCAH 111 or WRA 101
Description:
The study and practice of varieties of invention, arrangement, revision, style and delivery to help students make successful transitions to writing, reading, and researching in higher education.
Semester Alias:
ATL 195H
Effective Dates:
SUMMER 2016 - Open


WRA 195H  Writing as Inquiry Honors (Interim Change)

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 4
Prerequisite:
Designated score on English Placement test
Not open to students with credit in:
AL 110 or LB 133 or MC 111 or MC 112 or RCAH 111 or WRA 101
Description:
The study and practice of varieties of invention, arrangement, revision, style and delivery to help students make successful transitions to writing, reading, and researching in higher education.
Effective Dates:
SPRING 2017 - Open