Courses for Multilingual Students (Formally English as a Second Language)
Placement in pre-ELWR and ELWR-fulfilling courses is determined by the Writing Placement Survey. All ELWR unsatisfied first-year students who enroll at UC Davis should complete Writing Placement Survey (WPS).
Pre-Entry Level Writing Requirements (pre-ELWR) Courses
- UWP 021 Introduction to Academic Reading & Writing for Multilingual Students (4)
To enroll in UWP 21, you must have a PATH 1 placement on the WPS.
- UWP 022 Intermediate Academic Reading & Writing for Multilingual Students (4)
To enroll in UWP 22, you must have a PATH 2 placement on the WPS OR completion of UWP 21 with a C- (70%) or higher.
Entry Level Writing Requirement-Fulfilling Courses
- UWP 007M Practices in College Reading & Writing for Multilingual Writers (4)
To enroll in UWP 7M, you must have a PATH 3 placement on the WPS OR completion of UWP 22 with a C- (70%) or higher.
**Students eligible for UWP 7M may also enroll in UWP 7 or UWP 7Y (hybrid) to satisfy the ELWR.
Enrichment Course for International Undergraduates
- UWP 020 Oral English for International Students (4)
Courses for International Graduate Students