Learning Support Course Descriptions

ENGL 0090 LEARNING SUPPORT ENGLISH (45-30-3)
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: COLL 1500
Emphasizes the rules of grammar, punctuation, capitalization, subject/verb agreement, correct verb forms, spelling, writing, and revising skills for basic paragraph development, fundamental reading competencies, vocabulary, comprehension skills, critical reading skills, study skills, and content area reading skills.

ENGL 0098 ENGLISH III (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 0090 or appropriate English placement test score
Co-requisite: ENGL 1101
Emphasizes the ability to communicate using written methods. Topics include writing, grammar, and revising, vocabulary skills, comprehension skills, critical reading skills, study skills, and content area reading skills.  Provides instruction in vocabulary and comprehension skills with emphasis on critical reading skills.

MATH 0090 LEARNING SUPPORT MATH (45-30-3)
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: COLL 1500
Emphasize in-depth arithmetic skills. Topics include number theory, whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio/proportion, measurement, geometry, application problems, introduction to real numbers, and applications involving previously listed topics.

MATH 0098 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 0090 or appropriate arithmetic or algebra placement test score
Emphasizes basic algebra skills. Topics include introduction to real numbers and algebraic expressions, solving linear equations, graphs of linear equations, polynomial operations, and polynomial factoring.

MATH 0099 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 0098 or appropriate algebra placement test score
Co-requisite: MATH 1111
Emphasizes intermediate algebra skills. Topics include factoring, inequalities, rational expressions and equations, linear graphs, slope, and applications, systems of equations, radical expressions and equations, and quadratic equations.

MATH 0099L INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 0098 or appropriate algebra placement test score
Co-requisite: MATH 1103
Emphasizes quantitative and reasoning skills. Topics include sets and set operations, logic, fundamental concepts of algebra, basic probability and statistics, data analysis, linear and quadratic models, geometry, and financial management.