READ 016 Reading Fundamentals (Cr3) (2:2)
Lays the foundation for success with complicated text; provides the fundamental skills necessary to gain meaning from text materials. Prereq. - as determined by reading department placement test.
READ 017 Critical Reading (Cr3) (2:2)
Prepares students for success in English I and other core courses; students are guided through experiences designed to enhance their understanding of complicated text; readings taken from recent periodicals, and assignments designed to emphasize the importance of inferential thinking; the role prior knowledge plays in the learning of new information; the importance of summary writing as a check to comprehension. Prereq. - an 'R' in Reading Fundamentals or as determined by the reading department placement test.