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Courses matching RED

 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
 
RED 070Essential Reading3.02.00.04.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to strengthen reading skills. Emphasis is placed on basic word attack skills, vocabulary, transitional words, paragraph organization, basic comprehension skills, and learning strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the skills required for RED 080. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111a.
 
RED 080Intro to College Reading3.02.00.04.0
Prerequisites: RED 070 or ENG 075
Corequisites: None
This course introduces effective reading and inferential thinking skills in preparation for RED 090. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, comprehension, and reading strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to determine main ideas and supporting details, recognize basic patterns of organization, draw conclusions, and understand vocabulary in context. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111a.
 
RED 090Improved College Reading3.02.00.04.0
Prerequisites: RED 080 or ENG 085
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to improve reading and critical thinking skills. Topics include vocabulary enhancement; extracting implied meaning; analyzing author's purpose, tone, and style; and drawing conclusions and responding to written material. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and analyze college-level reading material. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111a.
 
 
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