Reading Course Descriptions

Scheduling requirements and limited resources prevent all courses from being offered every term or every year.  Some courses may be offered exclusively via distance delivery. Course numbers, titles, course and program applicability, prerequisites, instructional format, delivery methods, and content may change without notice.  Students are advised to consult with an advising specialist each term to select courses, create and maintain personal educational plans, and obtain the most current information.


RD 80
PREPARATION FOR COLLEGE READING I

(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits

Students develop skills needed to read academic material. Group and individual activities will help students increase their vocabulary and comprehension skills, learn to apply a variety of reading strategies for different reading situations, and develop an appreciation of reading as a source of education and enjoyment. For students who are experiencing difficulty with college level reading. Prerequisite: Appropriate ASSET placement scores in reading..

 

RD 90
PREPARATION FOR COLLEGE READING II

(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits

Students develop 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. For students who need to further develop their critical/analytical reading skills. Prerequisite: Appropriate ASSET reading score or RD 80.

 

RD 115
ACADEMIC THINKING AND READING

(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits

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. Prerequisite: Appropriate ASSET reading score or RD 90.