Welcome to UCSC Incoming Freshmen!

The Academic Literacy Curriculum is a program of study that will allow the student to develop critical reading and writing proficiencies for communicating in university, professional, and everyday contexts. The student’s college offers the first course in the sequence (College 1). The Writing Program offers subsequent courses in the sequence (Writing 1 and Writing 2).

For information about College 1, please visit the web page for the student’s college.

For information about which writing course you must take, please see Requirements in Writing Overview.