May 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEN 122 - College Reading Success Strategies

(3 credits)
In this course, students will read academic texts in order to develop further academic reading skills. Students will read university level textbooks to advance their college reading skills, along with other assigned readings, and practice applying their reading knowledge to classroom situations like quizzes, tests, reports, summaries, analysis papers, and other writing and speaking assignments. Additionally, students will practice combining the information they read with previous academic and vocabulary knowledge in order to sharpen their critical thinking skills. This course meets three hours a week in which students will complete many reading activities. Students are also expected to read chapters and articles for homework. Prerequisite(s):  Students entering this course must have completed and passed Level 4 of the Intensive English Program or obtained a proficiency score on the iTEP (or another language assessment). Students can also be placed into these courses based on assessments such as standardized testing scores. Fall, Spring, Summer. Required for IEP program students; others by approval of the Director for the Center for Academic Success.