Foundations

Emerson students learn to think and communicate with clarity, substance, and critical insight through the written and spoken word.

Oral Communication (4 credits)

Course Code Course Information
CC 100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Written Communication (8 credits)

This two-course expository writing sequence is designed to enable students to write competently and effectively. In the first year, students enroll in the following:

Course Code Course Information
WR 101 Introduction to College Writing
WR 121 Research Writing

Students enrolled in the Honors Program complete the following three-course sequence:

HS 101 First-Year Honors Seminar I
HS 102 First-Year Honors Seminar II
HS 103 Honors Writing Symposium