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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

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; 2020; COLLEGIATE SKILLS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 050140511College ReadingRMT4Boyde S13/24/0Open$22.00T  10:00 AM-12:25 PM WEBWEB
R  10:00 AM-12:25 PM WEBWEB

Fall; 2020; COLLEGIATE SKILLS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 050140501College ReadingRMT4Brewer S2/24/0Open$22.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
 050140503College ReadingRMT4Brewer S5/24/0Open$22.00M  12:00 PM-01:54 PM WEBWEB
W  12:00 PM-01:54 PM WEBWEB
 050140505College ReadingRMT4Brewer S0/24/0Closed$22.00T  12:30 PM-02:24 PM WEBWEB
R  12:30 PM-02:24 PM WEBWEB
 050140551College ReadingRMT4Anter N5/24/0Open$22.00T  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB
R  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB
 050240502College ReadingRMT4Margosian-Galindo N0/24/0Closed$22.00M  11:00 AM-12:54 PM WEBWEB
W  11:00 AM-12:54 PM WEBWEB

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

 050110503College ReadingMC4Handelman N9/10/0Open$22.00T  11:00 AM-01:26 PM LA340
R  11:00 AM-01:26 PM LA340

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

 050110502College ReadingRMT4Boyde S17/24/0Open$22.00T  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
R  09:00 AM-10:54 AM WEBWEB
 050110512College ReadingRMT4Brewer S18/24/0Open$22.00M  01:00 PM-02:54 PM WEBWEB
W  01:00 PM-02:54 PM WEBWEB
 050110525College ReadingRMT4Morrison J22/24/0Open$22.00M  02:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB
W  02:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB
 050110554College ReadingRMT4Anter N18/24/0Open$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