Faculty Resources

Principia College is committed to helping each student grow as a writer throughout the undergraduate experience.  Each phase focuses on a different aspect of writing development, culminating in a senior-level writing project in the major.  Writing Workshop and Analytical Reading courses are also available to provide additional specific instruction along the way.


Phase 1: Writing Seminar Phase 4 : Sophomore Proficiency Portfolio
Phase 2: First Year Experience (FYE) Phase 5: Research Writing in the Major
Phase 3: Persuasive Writing Course (WRP3) Phase 6: Senior Writing in the Major (Capstone)
Writing Center Courses Assigning and Assessing Writing
Documentation Using the W drive


Writing Program Flow Chart

Mechanics of the Phases

Faculty Development