First-Year Writing Program

  • All University of Michigan-Flint students are required to complete ENG 111: College Rhetoric and ENG 112: Critical Writing and Reading or their equivalents. 
  • Depending on writing placement exam performance, students may also be required to take one to three credits of ENG 109: College Writing Workshop. 
  • Depending on ACT or reading placement exam scores, students may be required to take ENG 100: College Reading and Learning Strategies.


Course descriptions of first year writing courses, statements of student outcomes for ENG 111 and 112, and other resources for students are available in the First Year Writing Program Survival Kit (20th edition).