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0007
REA

Developmental Reading I

$5.00 lab fee The first level of an intensive improvement program designed to upgrade each student's level of reading comprehension. Required of students who score below the prescribed state levels on the Gulf Coast State College placement test. Must be passed with a minimum grade of "C." (A developmental course that does not satisfy General Education requirements or count toward required hours for graduation.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 4

0017
REA

Developmental Reading II

$5.00 lab fee Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the Gulf Coast State College placement test or completion of REA0007 with a minimum grade of "C." The second level of an intensive improvement course designed to upgrade each student's level of critical reading and thinking skills. Must be passed with a minimum grade of "C." (A develop­mental course that does not satisfy General Education requirements or count toward required hours for graduation.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 4

0019
REA

Developmental Reading I and II Combined

$5.00 lab fee Prerequisite: Option for students who score below the prescribed state levels on the placement test. Must be passed with a minimum grade of “C.” Option for students who score below the prescribed state levels on the placement test. Must be passed with a minimum grade of “C.” This course is a developmental course that is not intended to satisfy any part of General Education requirements and is not counted as part of the required hours for graduation. An intensive reading course designed to imporve each student’s level of comprehension and critical thinking skills.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 4

0055L
REA

Developmental Reading Lab Support

Prerequisite: Non-exempt students earning a PERT score of 86-105 and exempt students earning a PERT score of 50-105 or by faculty advisement should take REA0055L. A reading lab course taken concurrently with ENC1101, intended to improve a student's level of comprehension and critical thinking skills.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 2

2205
REA

College-Level Reading Techniques

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENC1101. Techniques of increasing reading speed, expanding vocabulary, and heightening comprehen­sion level. Designed for students who wish to improve their college-level reading skills. Qualifies as an elective course in the A.A. degree program and as an English requirement in some A.S. degree programs.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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