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Resources for M-Courses

M-Course Request Form

This form details the course requirements for Writing in the Major [M] status.

M-Course Request Form (2021)


Catalog Subcommittee Submission Page

Course proposals seeking an M-Course designation go first to the Catalog Subcommittee. The Catalog Subcommittee will dispatch course proposals to the correct reviewer for M Course approval.

Submission link


List of Recommended Reading

The attached document includes many articles and book chapters covering assignment design,  scaffolding strategies, and anti-racist assessment processes.

Writing Program reading list


Tools to Enhance Written Communications

The Writing Program often creates or partners with others to develop tips, techniques, and tools to improve the effectiveness of written communications.

M Course Faculty Handbook 2016


WSU Syllabus: Format, Requirements, and Comments

Professors creating syllabi for WSU courses should use standard categories that are required; others are recommended for inclusion. A syllabus guide and an example of an effective syllabus are available in the “Policies” section of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education website.