Developmental English Courses
ENC 090 - Foundations of College Writing I (3 hrs)
An introduction to composition for students needing basic writing instruction and
a comprehensive review of mechanics and grammar as these apply to their own writing,
this course stresses clarity, organization, development, and correctness in writing
with an emphasis on paragraph-length assignments.
ENC 090 Syllabus
ENC 091 - Foundations of College Writing II (3 hrs)
Designed for students with some writing experience, this course includes instruction
in the following: the writing process, organization, multiparagraph writings, editorial
improvement, and critical reading. An introduction to research and documentation is
ENC 091 Syllabus
Developmental Reading Courses
RDG 20 - Improving College Reading (3 hrs)
Designed to improve reading comprehension and vocabulary skills, to develop a variety
of reading rates, and to prepare students for college reading through individualized
and/or group instruction and practice.
RDG 20 Syllabus
RDG 30 - Improving College Reading (3 hrs)
Designed to improve proficiency in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and critical
reading skills. Strategies taught in the course are applied to college level reading
RDG 30 Syllabus
Study Strategies Courses
IRW 95 Integrated Reading and Writing - (4 hrs)Students who take this course receive credit for both ENC 91 and RDG 30. Emphasizes critical reading skills to develop vocabulary techniques, active reading strategies and comprehension accuracy. Applies writing as a process with instruction in intermediate writing skills. Introduces basic research and documentation through writing in response to reading.