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Developmental Courses

Developmental courses cannot be used for degree credit.

DMTH OV93 Fundamentals of Mathematics and Elementary Algebra (1-3 semester hours) A mathematics course that offers students the opportunity to develop proficiency in solving problems involving integers, rational numbers (including ratios, percentages, and proportions), and geometric figures; interpreting and constructing tables, charts and graphs; forming equivalent algebraic expressions using various appropriate algebraic models that involve linear equations, linear systems, or linear inequalities. May be repeated. This developmental course cannot be used for degree credit. ([1-3]-0) S
DRDG OV92 Reading for Success (1-3 semester hours) A reading course that offers students the opportunity to develop proficiency in reading comprehension, vocabulary development, critical reasoning, study skills, and other reading skills necessary for success in academic and career advancement. The course emphasizes learning how to learn and includes reading/learning experiences designed to strengthen the total educational background of each student. This developmental course cannot be used for degree credit. ([1-3]-0)
DRDG OV94 Study Skills (1 semester hour) In this introductory, mentor-based course, students are guided through developing study skills to improve academic and work performance based on their learning styles. They are provided several application opportunities based on self-assessments in topics such as time management, memory, reading, writing, note taking, critical thinking, test taking and researching. May be repeated. This developmental course cannot be used for degree credit. ([1-3]-0) S
DWTG OV91 Writing for Success (1-3 semester hours) A writing course that offers students the opportunity to develop proficiency in the inventing, drafting, revising and editing skills necessary for writing multiparagraph papers. Topics will include sentence structure, grammar, paragraph development, usage and mechanics. The course is writing-intensive, and students will have the opportunity to do class assignments on a word processor. May be repeated. This developmental course cannot be used for degree credit. ([1-3]-0) S