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Collegiate Skills

COLLS 45



Course Description

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Reading Placement Score ACT 11 - 14 / CPT 32 - 56.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Develop reading comprehension strategies.
  • Formulate a valid response to an essay or argument.
  • Incorporate reading comprehension strategies when reading text.
  • Assess word parts to aid with new vocabulary, including syllable stress and pronunciation.
  • Interpret contextual clues to aid with new vocabulary, noting cultural distinctions.
  • Differentiate main ideas and supporting details within paragraphs.
  • Analyze central point and major support elements in essay.
  • Discriminate among five major writing patterns.
  • Construct accurate topic sentences for incomplete paragraphs.
  • Document seminal events while reading a biographical writing.
  • Generate short answer essays from reading notes.
  • Summarize essential elements of an essay or argument.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.


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