Reading

Fast Track Reading

READ089
EXPERIMENTAL

This self-paced course assesses, strengthens, and develops reading skills. Focus of instruction is on basic comprehension skills which are assessed by the College’s placement test, such as identification of main idea, supporting details, sentence relationships, and author’s purpose and tone.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Introduction to College Reading

READ090

This introductory course prepares students to read college textbooks and related course material. Emphasis is on developing the ability to apply, monitor, and adjust reading strategies for increased understanding. Topics include comprehension and critical reading skills, vocabulary development, and basic college success skills.

3 credits
Prerequisite: Reading Placement Level I, or completion of AESL 103 (C or better), or permission of the Department of Language and Literature.
Corequisite: None

College Reading and Study Strategies

READ110

This course develops and improves reading comprehension skills and learning strategies that will enhance academic performance across the curriculum. Emphasis is on the transfer and application of comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary, and study skills to college course material.

3 credits
Prerequisite: Reading Placement Level 2, or completion of READ090 (C or better), or permission of the Department of Language and Literature
Corequisite: None

Academic Support Seminar

READ115

This course helps students identify, acquire, and adapt the skills necessary for academic and personal success. Emphasis is on self-assessment, self-management, goal-directed behavior, effective study strategies, and relevant information concerning college resources. The course includes intensive, individualized advising. The focus of instruction varies based on the specific population enrolled.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None