Reading   We’re glad you’ve made a commitment by taking the first step and enrolling in college. Your success as a college student depends on having the academic skills necessary to complete your college education. In the Reading department you can expand your vocabulary and develop the critical reading skills that are essential for college success.  


READ 101 Analytical Reading

READ 301 Essentials of Reading

READ 350 Practical Reading

Reading Student Learning Outcomes 


  • Employ a variety of developmental skills to increase vocabulary

  • Apply literal, inferential and critical level comprehension skills successfully to text, fiction, and non-fiction material

  • Apply strategies useful in the study of fiction

  • Apply and adapt information literacy to academic research

  • Use and apply a variety of college foundation skills and study skills to individual situation

  • Perform basic computer skills

​Contact Us

Department Coordinator

Lisa Vasquez

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