Catalog: 2015–2016 Catalog Year

Course Descriptions

Reading (READ)

Liberal Arts Division

READ 093: Reading Improvement

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Reviews fundamental reading skills. Includes word attack skills, vocabulary development, dictionary skills and reading comprehension. Recommended minimal reading level for this course is between fourth and fifth grades. Course does not correct reading disabilities. Grading: pass/fail.

READ 135: College Reading Strategies

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: READ 093 with a C or better, reading placement exam, or consent of instructor

Helps the average reader improve reading efficiency through practice with advanced comprehension skills. Reading rate is thereby improved indirectly. Students with heavy academic or on-the-job reading will benefit. Attention is also given to expanding reading vocabularies.

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