Academics

Reading Courses

REA 0007
Four hours lecture and participation per week. This course is designed to develop skills in word recognition, vocabulary and literal and critical comprehension. After successful completion, the student will enroll in REA 0017. Placement for the next level of reading is determined by test scores.

 REA 0017
Four hours lecture per week. Prerequisites: successful completion of REA 0001, or REA 0007 or appropriate score on placement instruments.This course is designed to develop skills in vocabulary, comprehension and reading rate.

 REA 0019
Four hours per week. This course is designed to develop basic reading skills necessary for success in college-level courses. Topics include main idea, supporting, details, the purpose and tone of the author, fact and opinion, organizational patterns, relationships, vocabulary in context, inference and conclusions, reasoning and argument. Credit is not applicable toward A. A. or A.S. degrees. REA 0019 cannot be repeated. However, students who do not earn a grade of “A.”, “B.”, or “C.” will be allowed to register in REA 0019A 

 REA 0019A
Four hours per week. Prerequisites: REA 0019 and approval of department chair. This course is designed to develop basic reading skills necessary for success in college-level courses. Topics include main idea, supporting, details, the purpose and tone of the author, fact and opinion, organizational patterns, relationships, vocabulary in context, inference and conclusions, reasoning and argument. Credit is not applicable toward A. A. or A.S. degrees. REA 0019A cannot be repeated. However, students who do not earn a grade of “A.”, “B.”, or “C.” will be allowed to register in REA 0019B .

 REA 0019B
Four hours per week. Prerequisites: REA 0019A and approval of department chair. This course is designed to develop basic reading skills necessary for success in college-level courses. Topics include main idea, supporting, details, the purpose and tone of the author, fact and opinion, organizational patterns, relationships, vocabulary in context, inference and conclusions, reasoning and argument. REA 0019B cannot be repeated.

 REA 1105 (3) (AA)
Prerequisites: successful completion of REA 0002 or REA 0017 with a grade of “C” or higher or appropriate score on reading placement test. This course is designed to develop efficient reading skills for purposeful application. Emphasis is on development of vocabulary, comprehension, reading techniques, critical analysis and written response to various types of reading materials. Instruction is presented through a lecture-participation approach.

 

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