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 90
Reading 90 -- 3 Credits


Improves reading through work on vocabulary development, motor skills, comprehension and some
reading rate improvement. Prerequisite: Placement into RD 90 or successful completion of RD 80
AND placement into WR 80. Audit available.


RD 115
College Reading --  4 Credits


Focuses on expanding reading frequency and effectively reading complex college level texts;
Emphasizes comprehension strategies, critical reading and thinking skills, information literacy,
vocabulary development, student success strategies and adapting reading rate to different reading
tasks. Prerequisite: Placement into RD 115 or successful completion of RD 90 AND placement into WR 90 OR successful completion of WR 80; OR ESOL 252 and ESOL 260. Audit available.