HD100: College Survival and Success: On Course (3 Credits)
Course Description: Students develop attitudes, skills, and strategies known
Student Learning Outcomes: “Upon completing the course students will…’
1. Have developed skills, strategies, and techniques deemed essential to college success.
|RD 90 Preparation for College Reading (3 Credits)
Course Description: For students who need to further develop their critical/analytical reading skills. Course work emphasizes development of higher level reading skills improving student understanding and retention of sophisticated reading materials. Group and individual activities will help students increase their vocabulary, comprehension, critical reading, and content reading skills, and develop an appreciation of reading as a source of education and enjoyment.
1. Use context clues to understand word meanings
|RD 115 Academic Thinking and Reading (3 Credits)
Course Description: Students prepare to become active participants in the process of reading college level materials. Students build and apply a repertoire of reading and thinking strategies to meet the demands of an academic setting.
1. Select and apply critical reading strategies to a variety of discipline specific materials.
|WR 90: Fundamentals of Writing (3 Credits)
Course Description: Students learn the writing essentials that build confidence in writing for a variety of academic purposes Emphasizes skills necessary to produce thesis-driven essays. Reinforces grammar and sentence-level editing skills in the context of paragraphs and short essays. Covers critical reading of college-level texts.
1. Demonstrate a developing ability to write focused college essays.