ENGL 0120 This composition course emphasizes basic grammar, mechanics, and usage in the development and enhanced use of English sentences and paragraphs in short writing assignments. Students will practice writing as a process and thinking critically about language, especially sentences, in context. Special emphasis will be placed on recognizing and eliminating common sentence errors.
ENGL 0130 This is a basic writing course that introduces students to the primary principles of college composition and professional writing skills. The courses primary skill areas include organizational development, refined grammar and punctuation execution, proper paragraph development, short essay construction, proofreading skills, audience recognition, and rules for formatting.
MATS 0100 This course is designed to develop and increase the student's ability in general mathematics topics pertaining to developmental coursework. An independent lab approach will be used and students will work independently using technological resources to learn math concepts in an effort to improve their overall math knowledge and success in developmental math education.
MATS 0310 This course is designed to develop and increase the student's ability in algebra topics pertaining to developmental coursework. An independent lab approach would be used and students would work independently using technological resources to learn algebra concepts in an effort to improve their overall algebra knowledge and success in Intermediate and College Algebra.
MATS 0600 This course serves as a bridge between elementary algebra and college-level mathematics. Roughly equivalent to high school algebra 2, the major foci are polynomial factoring, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and rational exponents, completing the square and the quadratic formula including complex solutions, and analytic geometry including but not limited to straight lines and conics. Applications are tackled periodically to develop the ability to reason symbolically.