The Learning Center

Basic Skills Courses

The Learning Center offers basic skills classes in math and reading.  Below is a brief description of each course.

Developmental Reading (Reading 0123):  Developmental reading improves students’ comprehension and retention of written material.  This course incorporates critical reading, vocabulary building skills, and note-taking skills.  This course is required of students who do not pass entrance examination; this course is a prerequisite to history classes.

Intermediate Algebra (Math 0123):  Intermediate algebra is a course for students who need to review algebra skills. Topics include real number operations, linear equations and inequalities, polynomial operations, rational expressions, and radical expressions. This course or MATH 0114 is required for students with low ACT and/or CPT scores in math.

Elementary Algebra (Math 0114):  Elementary algebra is a course for students with little or no previous algebra background. Topics include arithmetic review, real number operations, linear equations and inequalities, polynomial operations, rational expressions, and square roots. This course or MATH 0123 is required for students with low ACT and/or CPT scores in math.