Collegiate Skills


College Reading (4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course focuses on developing vocabulary and comprehension skills in group and lab settings. Students will explore and develop reading strategies to improve reading and vocabulary fluency.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Reading Placement Score ACT 11 - 14 / CPT 32 - 56.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Develop reading comprehension strategies for different types of text.
  • Differentiate between stated and unstated main ideas and supporting details.
  • Analyze vocabulary using word parts and context clues.
  • Identify five major organizational writing patterns.
  • Identify the author's purpose.
  • Acquire 300 new vocabulary words.
  • Recognize valid inferences.
  • Analyze the central point and major supporting elements in an essay.
  • Document seminal events while reading an autobiography.
  • Generate short answer essays from reading notes.
  • Summarize essential elements of an essay.
  • Formulate a valid, documented response to an essay.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2016; COLLEGIATE SKILLS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 050110502College Reading 4Aitken D$10.004/25/0Open
T R 09:00AM-10:54AMMC040
 050110503College Reading 4Boyde S$10.005/25/0Open
T R 11:00AM-12:54PMMC040
 050110508College Reading 4Aitken D$10.0017/25/0Open
T R 01:00PM-02:54PMMC040
 050110522College Reading 4Handelman N$10.0016/25/0Open
M 03:00PM-04:54PMMC040
W 03:00PM-04:54PMMC035
 050110525College Reading 4Smith J$10.0012/25/0Open
M 02:00PM-03:54PMMC035
W 02:00PM-03:54PMMC040
 050110554College Reading 4Handelman N$10.0016/25/0Open
M W 06:00PM-07:54PMMC040
 050216509College Reading 4Ahuja D$10.0011/24/0Open
T 01:00PM-02:54PMRC270
R 01:00PM-02:54PMRC410

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