Writing is key to success in school and career. The mission of the BMCC WAC program is to support the integration of writing into all departments in order to promote student learning. WAC faculty offer around 150 different Writing Intensive (WI) courses each semester.
BMCC students must take one Writing Intensive (WI) course in order to graduate. WI courses cover the same material as non-WI classes, but with an added emphasis on writing to help students process the material. There are 150 different WI courses to choose from each semester and class sizes are small (limited to 25 students).
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Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) at BMCC is a resource for faculty members in all departments who are interested in promoting student learning through writing. Each semester, we train a cohort of approximately ten faculty members in WAC pedagogy, enabling them to teach WI courses. We are also dedicated to supporting WAC faculty in all departments by offering pedagogical support, consultations on assignment design, and targeted refresher workshops.
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