"Taking a writing intensive course has made me a better student and a much better writer. When the semester was over I saw that the class helped me become a more effective writer with other subjects as well.”
—Student in a Writing Intensive Sociology class

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As of Spring 2008, all entering BMCC students are required to take at least one WI course in order to graduate.

Why WI is right for you

Student Design Contest

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Benefits >>

• Better understand course concepts
• Analyze and connect ideas
• Remember what you’ve learned
• Benefit from a smaller class size
• Learn from specially trained professors

The WI Difference >>

In fact, WI courses cover the same material as non-WI classes, but with an added emphasis on writing to help you process the material. When you complete the course, a “WI” is recorded on your transcript

Support for WI Students >>

• Your professors will encourage you to attend their office hours to discuss your work
• Some WI sections are assigned a Writing Fellow who will hold office hours to help you with your papers
• The staff at the Writing Center is available to help you with your assignments