Course Descriptions

Reading Improvement


Basic reading improvement for students with limited success in previous reading performance. Differences in ability and background determine areas each student will pursue. Emphasis on comprehension, vocabulary, and speed. Students learn study strategies to apply to other courses. Technological aids are available for individual learning. This course may not replace any reading requirement or elective in a major. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): Placement by Examination.

College Reading, Reasoning and Study Skills


Basic reading and study skills essential for success in college courses. Specific reading skills develop comprehension, vocabulary, and speed. Effective study habits and skills include outlining, summarizing, underlining, note-taking, and test-taking techniques. Develops the ability to process information in a logical way and to foster the conscious development of cognitive learning skills. Course satisfies open elective and general elective requirements. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): RDG001 or Placement by Examination.