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READ 400 Academic Textbook Reading

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Improve your academic success by learning to effectively read full-length chapters and accompanying tests for many college disciplines. Emphasis on (1) application of advanced study reading strategies to actual college chapters/tests, (2) evaluation of textbook materials as critical and analytical readers, and (3) intensive work with college-level vocabulary. Provides reading preparation for various transfer courses such as sociology, history, philosophy, biology, and nursing.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: READ 830 or appropriate skill level indicated by the Reading placement tests.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU