Reading - READ
0903 - Reading Fundamentals -
3 credit hours
Placement into this class is based upon a student's ACT,
Accuplacer, or SAT test scores and high school grade point average.
This course is designed to develop basic reading, writing, and
speaking skills. Standard English pronunciation strategies, such as
phonics and word segmentation, are emphasized along with
vocabulary, comprehension skills, and dictionary study. Students
are required to take READ 1013 and READ 1023 in consecutive
semesters following this course.
Prerequisite: Placement by the
Director of Freshman Advising.
Co-requisite: STSK 1003. Note:
Students are not allowed to withdraw from this course as it is
a developmental course.
1013 - College Reading I - 3
Placement into this class is based upon a student's ACT of 11-14,
SAT reading test score of 315-365, or Accuplacer score of 56-74.
This course is designed to strengthen a student's reading and
writing skills and to develop strategies that are essential for
college success. Students are required to take READ 1023 the
semester following this course. Grading: A-C or NC.
Co-requisite: STSK 1003 if placed in the
course by the Director of Freshman Advising. Note: Only
students whose test scores indicate a need for this course may be
enrolled. Students are not allowed to withdraw from this course as
it is a skill-building course.
1023 - College Reading II - 3
Emphasizes reading, critical thinking, vocabulary building, and
learning strategies that help students read college textbooks
effectively. Placement into this course may be based upon an ACT of
15-17, SAT reading score of 382-415, or Accuplacer scores of 75-99.
Students who were placed into earlier courses in the Reading
sequence (READ 0903, READ 1013) must successfully complete this
course to fulfill sequence requirements. Additionally, any student
may elect to take this course to develop and enrich reading skills
that are essential to successful college work. Grading: A-C or NC.
Note: Students place in Reading II are not allowed to withdraw
from this course as it is a skill-building
course. Course rotation: fall and spring