Reading (RDG)

Courses

RDG 096. Fundamentals of Reading 1. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to develop the basic reading skills required for success in RDG 098 Fundamentals of Reading II. Students will be assessed regularly, and coursework is structured to meet individual needs. Emphasis is on vocabulary enrichment, use of context and review of basic grammatical features. Using methods, materials, and software appropriate for college students, this course builds a solid foundation of reading comprehension. Institutional credit only. Courses that earn institutional credit do not apply towards graduation. A GRADE OF “C” OR HIGHER IS REQUIRED FOR ADVANCEMENT TO NEXT COURSE.

RDG 098. Fundamentals of Reading II. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to help students develop reading skills necessary to successfully complete college reading assignments. Stress is placed on increasing comprehension through further vocabulary enhancement and critical thinking skills. Reading materials include college text excerpts, essays, newspaper articles, short stories, and a novel. Students will also make use of reading software. Institutional credit only. Courses that earn institutional credit do not apply towards graduation. A GRADE OF “C” OR HIGHER IS REQUIRED FOR ADVANCEMENT TO NEXT COURSE. Prerequisite: RDG 096 or placement. Corequisite: FYE 101.