First-Year Writing Seminar

Students are required to complete a first-year writing seminar during their first year of study in the School of Hotel Administration.

The requirement is waived for:

  • Those students who scored a “5” on the Advanced Placement examination in English Literature and Composition or English Language and Composition, in which case the three units will be credited to the student’s required distributive electives.
  • Transfer students who have completed two prior terms at another school.

Students with one prior term who have had a substantial writing course at their previous college or university may receive transfer credit.

For more information on transfer credit and the first-year writing seminars, visit