Reading (RED)

Courses

RED 080. Introduction to College Reading. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

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 statisfy the developmental reading pre-requisite for ENG 111.

Prerequisites:
  • Take 1 course From RED 070 ENG 075 with a minimum grade of C

RED 081. Fast Track Introduction to College Reading. 1.0 Credit. Class-1.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an intensive review of selected RED 080-level reading strategies. Topics include the following reading strategies at the RED 080 level: reading study system, major question types, main idea, patterns of organization, vocabulary, and inference. Upon completion, students should be able to apply selected RED 080 reading strategies to various texts.

Prerequisites: Take One: RED 070 or ENG 075

RED 090. Improved College Reading. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

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.

Prerequisites:

RED 091. Fast Track Improved College Reading. 1.0 Credit. Class-1.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an intensive review of selected RED 090-level reading strategies. Topics include the following reading strategies at the RED 090 level: critical thinking, major question types, main idea, patterns of organization, vocabulary, and inference. Upon completion, students should be able to apply selected RED 090 reading strategies to various texts.

Prerequisites: Take One: RED 080 or ENG 085