Course Abstract Details
READ-099, Reading in the Content Areas
READ-099, Reading in the Content Areas, is a course designed to introduce the student to college-level reading. Course topics include vocabulary and increasing comprehension skills, critical reading skill, study reading (outlining, note-taking), and applications to textbook reading in a variety of content areas. Course completion is dependent upon fulfillment of the course objectives and meeting the minimum reading competency as established by the Transitional Studies department for Reading and English. READ-099 is required for those students not meeting minimum reading competency on initial assessment/placement. Prerequisite: READ-091 or demonstration of reading skills required for entry into the course. Four hours lecture. Four billable hours. No credits.
The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study: