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Developmental Courses

Developmental courses are offered to help students review basic skills in order to be successful in college courses.  Developmental classes count in your GPA and credit load, but they do not count toward graduation.

Communications

ENG035     Writing Strategies     3 Credits 
Writing Improvement emphasizes general grammar review including usage, punctuation, and spelling. Prewriting techniques, editing strategies and paragraph writing for different purposes are covered. This course is offered face-to-face in a classroom, independently with a book or on the computer, or online. 

RDG031     Introduction to College Reading II     1 Credit 
An individualized course in reading that emphasizes comprehension, vocabulary and reading rate. P/Q grading 

RDG120     College Reading 1 Credit
An individualized elective course in reading designed to improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and reading rate. P/Q grading

Mathematics

MAT054     Math Strategies     3 Credits 
This course utilizes algebra concepts to review whole numbers, prime factorization, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion. This course is offered face-to-face in a classroom, independently with a book or on the computer, or online. 

Student Development

SDV075     Strategies for Academic Success     1 Credit 
Time management, organization, note taking, memory, and test taking strategies for students who are on strict academic probation.

SDV103     Successful Learning     1 Credit
Students master the academic and personal skills needed to succeed in higher education and in life. Content will cover academic, communication and life management skills. Goal setting, time management, note taking, test taking and how to be a lifelong learner will also be covered.

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