Learning Support Course Descriptions

ENGL 0090 LEARNING SUPPORT ENGLISH (45-30-3)
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: COLL 1500
This course uses a modular approach to emphasize the rules of grammar, punctuation, capitalization, subject/verb agreement, correct verb forms, spelling, writing, and revising skills for basic paragraph development. Students progress at their own pace to master each module.

ENGL 0097 ENGLISH II (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 0090 or appropriate English placement test score
Emphasizes the rules of grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and writing in order to ensure a smooth transition into communicating orally and in writing. Topics include basic grammar, basic mechanics, spelling, and writing skills.

ENGL 0098 ENGLISH III (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 0097 or appropriate English placement test score
Emphasizes the ability to communicate using written methods. Topics include writing, grammar, and revising.

MATH 0090 LEARNING SUPPORT MATH (45-30-3)
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: COLL 1500
This course uses the modular approach to emphasize in-depth arithmetic skills. Topics include number theory, whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio/proportion, measurement, geometry, application problems, introduction to real numbers, and applications involving previously listed topics. Students progress at their own pace to master each module.

MATH 0097 MATH II (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 0090 or appropriate arithmetic placement test score
Emphasizes in-depth arithmetic skills needed for the study of mathematics and for the study of basic algebra. Topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentage, ratio/proportion, measurement, geometry, and application problems.

MATH 0098 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 0097 or appropriate arithmetic or algebra placement test score
Emphasizes basic algebra skills. Topics include introduction to real numbers and algebraic expressions, solving linear equations, graphs of linear equations, polynomial operations, and polynomial factoring.

MATH 0099 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 0098 or appropriate algebra placement test score
Emphasizes intermediate algebra skills. Topics include factoring, inequalities, rational expressions and equations, linear graphs, slope, and applications, systems of equations, radical expressions and equations, and quadratic equations.

READ 0090 LEARNING SUPPORT READING (45-30-3)
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: COLL 1500
This course uses a modular approach to emphasize the strengthening of fundamental reading competencies, vocabulary, comprehension skills, critical reading skills, study skills, and content area reading skills. Students progress at their own pace to master each module.

READ 0097 READING II (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: READ 0090 or appropriate entrance reading score
Emphasizes vocabulary, comprehension, and critical reading skills development. Topics include vocabulary skills, comprehension skills, critical reading skills, study skills, and content area reading skills.

READ 0098 READING III (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: READ 0097 or appropriate entrance reading score
Provides instruction in vocabulary and comprehension skills with emphasis on critical reading skills. Topics include vocabulary skills, comprehension skills, critical reading skills, study skills, and content area reading skills.