The Education, Reading, & Literacy Department offers a variety of courses designed to enhance students' academic success.


Recommended Placements:

Read 620, a D average or below, Read 015, a C average; Read 100, about C average. See the Catalog for details or redirect student to the Counseling Department for assistance.



Reading 015:  Preparation for College Reading

Designed to foster general reading improvement with an emphasis on reading comprehension and vocabulary. Assignments are based on diagnostic tests, which identify strengths and weaknesses in reading comprehension and vocabulary.

Reading 100:  College Academic Reading

This course is designed to improve reading and learning processes, reading comprehension and critical thinking strategies as applied to all stages of academic reading. Emphasis will be on the integration and synthesis of academic text.

Reading 102:  Critical Reading as Critical Thinking

This course explores the relationship of critical reading and critical thinking with an emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills and the application in the interpretation, analysis, criticism, and advocacy of ideas encountered in academic reading.



Reading 620:  Reading Skills

This noncredit, self-paced course is designed for students requiring basic reading skills instruction, including, but not limited to, phonics, dictionary usage, vocabulary development, syllabication, and beginning reading comprehension skills.