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Course Description

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Collegiate Skills - COLLS 50

College Reading

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

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.)

  • Minimum score of 11 ACT-Reading, 18 SAT-Reading, 32 CPT-Reading Comprehension or 220 NGA-Reading.

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

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; COLLEGIATE SKILLS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

 050140511College ReadingMC4Morrison J12/12/0Open$22.00T  10:00 AM-12:25 PM MC040
R  10:15 AM-12:40 PM MC035

Fall; 2021; COLLEGIATE SKILLS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 050140501College ReadingRMT4Boyde S24/24/0Open$22.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
 050140502College ReadingHYBMC4Margosian-Galindo N12/12/0Open$22.00M  11:00 AM-12:54 PM MC040
W  11:00 AM-12:54 PM WEBWEB
 050140503College ReadingHYBMC4Staff12/12/0Open$22.00M  12:00 PM-01:54 PM MC050
W  12:00 PM-01:54 PM WEBWEB
 050140505College ReadingRMT4Boyde S24/24/0Open$22.00T  12:30 PM-02:24 PM WEBWEB
R  12:30 PM-02:24 PM WEBWEB
 050140551College ReadingMC4Staff12/12/0Open$22.00T  06:00 PM-07:54 PM MC050
R  06:00 PM-07:54 PM MC035

Spring; 2021; COLLEGIATE SKILLS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 05/10/2021

 050120515College ReadingRMT4Boyde S1/24/3Closed$22.00T R  09:00 AM-11:26 AM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; COLLEGIATE SKILLS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 050110503College ReadingRMT4Brewer S2/10/0Open$22.00T R  11:00 AM-01:26 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; COLLEGIATE SKILLS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 050110502College ReadingRMT4Boyde S4/24/0Open$22.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
 050110512College ReadingRMT4Brewer S5/24/0Open$22.00M  01:00 PM-02:54 PM WEBWEB
W  01:00 PM-02:54 PM WEBWEB
 050110525College ReadingRMT4Morrison J14/24/0Open$22.00M  02:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB
W  02:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB
 050110554College ReadingRMT4Anter N8/24/0Open$22.00M  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB
W  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday