The Developmental Education Unit consists of courses in Mathematics, English,
Study/Academic Survival Skills, and Reading. The courses are designed to assist
incoming students with the skills necessary for success at the university. The
courses are small in size, offer individualized attention and provide additional
assistance from tutors and/or the Learning Center.
930-050 STUDY/ACADEMIC SURVIVAL SKILLS 3 cr
Examination of effective learning strategies and study behaviors and their
application. Emphasis is upon developing a recognition of necessary academic
survival skills, their application on an individual basis, and establishing a
repertoire of metacognitive techniques. This course does not count toward the 120
hours required for graduation.
930-060 COLLEGE READING 3 cr
The course includes analysis of college-level textbooks and research articles. The
course also includes comprehension and comprehension monitoring strategies,
vocabulary development and efficient reading strategies. This course does not count
toward the 120 hours required for graduation.