All baccalaureate students must satisfy the Writing Proficiency Requirement prior to graduation. All WPP courses have as a prerequisite completion of ENG 104 or its equivalent with a grade of "C" or better.
Students who have at least 60 but not more than 89 completed credits may attempt WPP 392 (Writing Proficiency Examination) two times. WPP 392 is a 0 credit course.
Students who have at least 90 but not more than 108 completed credits and have received not more than one NC grade for WPP 392 (Examination) may attempt WPP 394 (Writing Proficiency Seminar) one time. WPP 394 is a 1 credit course, and the credit hour does apply toward total credit hours.
Students who do not satisfy the Writing Proficiency requirement through successful completion of either WPP 392 (Exam) or WPP 394 (Seminar) must receive a passing grade in WPP 393 (Writing Proficiency Course). WPP 393 is a 2 credit course, and the credit hours do apply toward total credit hours.
Students with baccalaureate degrees from accredited institutions who are pursuing a second baccalaureate degree from BSU are exempt from the Writing Proficiency Requirement.