Foundations Writing Program

All UA students complete requirements in Foundations Writing. Our award-winning program will help you become a competent writer no matter what field you are studying.

About the Program
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New to the University of Arizona?

Learn more about writing placement and the Foundations Writing Evaluation.

Foundations Writing Evaluation

Explore your course options for completing the UA's foundational writing requirements.

Foundation Writing Courses


Information for

Current UA Students

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ENGL 101A? 101? 109H? Explore your course options for completing the UA Foundations Writing Requirement.

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Transfer Students

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Students with 50 or more transfer credits whose previous writing/English coursework does not satisfy the Foundations Writing requirement have two additional options for fulfilling the requirement. Click on the link below to learn more about your options. 

Learn more about options for Transfer Students

International Students

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Learn more about writing placement and course options tailored for international students.

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