Reading
BASIC READING
READ 081
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
For students planning on continuing in college. Development of reading skills including vocabulary and overall comprehension. Prerequisites: Recommending score on placement test or written consent of Instructional Unit.
READING FUNDAMENTALS
READ 082
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Improvement of academic reading skills through instruction and practice in comprehension, vocabulary building, retention strategies, textbook reading and notetaking skills along with an introduction to the basic elements for the development and enhancement of the enjoyment of reading. Prerequisite: Recommending score on placement test or written consent of Instructional Unit.
ACADEMIC READING
READ 083
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Analysis and interpretation of textbooks, short stories and other sources. Development of information-gathering, vocabulary and rate techniques, and use of graphs and charts. Prerequisite: Recommendation on placement test or written consent of Instructional Unit.
CRITICAL READING
READ 087
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Development of advanced comprehension skills such as recognizing the author's tone, interpreting figuration language, distinguishing fact and opinion, recognizing persuasive language, and evaluating the soundness of an argument. Prerequisite: Recommending score on placement test or written consent of Instructional Unit.
COLLEGE READING
READ 100
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Develops skills for more comprehensive and efficient college level reading. Emphasis is on the improvement of comprehension and reading rate, the development of good reading habits, critical and analytical skills, study-reading techniques, and vocabulary enhancements. Prerequisite: College reading level on placement test or recommendation of instructor. [GE]