First-Year Writing

First-Year Writing

First-Year Writing

Our program includes a course in first-year writing (English 1050) and a course in developmental writing (English 1000)—both designed to provide students with important writing skills and competencies for college-level writing.  Explore our site to learn more about the courses, staff,and student support services.

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Course Information

Staff and Contact Information


The WMU Writing Center

First-Year Experience (FYE)

FYW Initiatives


Department of English
6th floor Sprau Tower
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331 USA
(269) 387-2572 | (269) 387-2562 Fax