Reading and Study Skills (RDST)

RDST 021, COLLEGE READING I 3 (3)

College Reading I introduces the student to those reading skills deemed necessary for college success. Specifically, the course will focus on: vocabulary development, spelling improvement, and introductory content reading skills. Students enroll in College Reading II after satisfactory completion of this course. This course may not be taken concurrently with College Reading II or College Study Skills courses. Required by placement testing.

General Education: IN1

Course Entry Requirement(s): Course placement policy: satisfactory placement assessment in reading

Typically Offered: Not offered this year

RDST 022, COLLEGE READING II 3 (3)

College Reading II will familiarize the student with a variety of reading strategies and selected study skills, leading to the development of an independent learner. Topics include: vocabulary development; textbook reading and note taking; literary narratives; essays; and basic study skills, including time management, memorization, and test-taking techniques. Required by placement testing.

General Education: IN1

Course Entry Requirement(s): Course placement policy: Grade of C or better in RDST 021 or satisfactory placement assessment in reading

Typically Offered: Not offered this year

RDST 031, COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS 2 (2)

College Study Skills provides an in-depth examination of selected study skills, deemed necessary for success in college. Topics include: library/Internet resources; time management skills, including goal setting and learning styles; textbook reading and note taking; note taking from lectures; memorization; and test-taking techniques. This course is open to all students. May be required by placement testing.

General Education: IN1

Course Entry Requirement(s): Course placement policy: RDST 022 or satisfactory placement assessment in reading

Typically Offered: Not offered this year