Writing and Language in the Core
Effective written expression is critical in all fields of study. All students, regardless of their intended major, receive formal writing instruction in their Humanities and Social Sciences Core classes. This training prepares them for upper-level course work. It also helps them use writing as an essential tool for deepening their own understanding of complex ideas and difficult problems.
To enable students to express themselves effectively in a globalizing world, the Core also requires competence in a language other than English.