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Join Writing Program faculty, students, friends, and family as we celebrate the year-long writing and research projects of our Raab Writing Fellows. The Raab Writing Fellows Program, funded by a generous gift from UCSB Trustee Diana Raab, provides opportunities for mentoring and research in writing to outstanding undergraduate students.  

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South Hall 3432

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UCSB Writing Program
South Hall
University of California
Santa Barbara CA 93106-3010

 

Writing for academic, professional, and civic life

In the UCSB Writing Program, students study and practice writing in academic, civic, and professional contexts.

Undergraduate courses focus on study of and practice with writing expected by different audiences. Lower division courses help students develop foundational critical writing, reading, research, and analysis strategies.

Upper division courses concentrate on the study and practice of writing in specific academic, professional, and civic contexts as well as on the study of writing as an academic discipline.

The Program also offers a Professional Writing Minor and opportunities for undergraduates and graduates to conduct independent research with expert faculty.

The Writing Program supports graduate education with graduate-level classes, writing workshops, and courses focusing on writing theory and pedagogy. The Program also offers a Ph.D. emphasis in Writing Studies for students in select departments.

Awarded the Conference on College Composition and Communication Writing Program Certificate of Excellence