GENS 099 - Skills for College Reading
This non-credit course introduces students to specific reading skills for improving literal and critical reading comprehension in preparation for the demands of college-level reading. In addition, an emphasis will be placed on vocabulary development through knowledge and skill of context clues, word awareness strategies, and through various readings. Credit in this course will not apply to a degree. Students whose SAT Critical Reading or ACT Reading scores meet the University’s established level of readiness for GENS 099 may enroll in this course. Students should not enroll in a reading-intensive class while taking this course. Students who begin their reading placement in GENS 099 will be required to enroll in the subsequent reading course, GENS 151 , in order to be prepared for college- level reading.
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