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READ 830 College and Career 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

Emphasis on applying reading strategies to comprehend and retain textbook information and perform better on academic and career-related tests. Analysis of expository writing, including extended textbook passages, work documents, and fictional writing, essential to proficient reading in college course and job-related reading. Additional focus on recognition of an author's thesis, supporting details, point of view, purpose, tone, bias, and conclusions through in-depth analysis of essays, textbook excerpts, and book-length works. Intensive work with vocabulary and word origins. Qualifies as preparation for READ 400.

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: None
Corequisites: None