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  • R: Religion

    Eastern Religions

    • R 201
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    This course uses critical reading, thinking, writing, and discussion to examine the history, evolution, ideology, philosophy, sacred practices, and rituals of the dominant and lesser known religions in the Eastern tradition, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Shinto, and Jainism.. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Western Religions

    • R 202
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    This course uses critical reading, thinking, writing, and discussion to examine the history, evolution, ideology, philosophy, sacred practices, and rituals of the dominant and lesser known religions in the Western tradition, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Zoroastrianism. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or higher, or a suitable placement score.

    American Religions

    • R 203
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    This course uses critical reading, thinking, writing, and discussion to examine the history, evolution, ideology, philosophy, sacred practices, and rituals of the dominant and lesser known religions in the American tradition, including Mayan religion, Native American religions, Puritanism, LDS, Scientology, and others. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or higher, or a suitable placement score.

    READ: Reading

    Reading Improvement

    • READ 080
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Includes vocabulary development and comprehension skills basic to effective reading and necessary for the pursuit of a college education. Prerequisites: suitable placement score

    Developmental Reading

    • READ 090
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Emphasizes study strategies and thinking skills for the purpose of increasing comprehension and retention of college textbooks. Explores library resources. Emphasizes vocabulary building. Includes reading assignments requiring written responses and reflections. Prerequisites: Pass READ 080 or suitable placement score.

    Independent Reading Skills

    • READ 091
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Students will use the online reading program Reading Plus to build reading skills at their individual pace. This program will individually assess student reading skills, identify skill deficiencies, create an individualized program of skill practice to address those deficiencies, and monitor student performance in specific skill areas as they progress through the program. Students will need to complete 45 lessons for this course.

    Independent Reading Skills

    • READ 092
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Students will use the online reading program Reading Plus to build skills at their individual pace. This program will indivdually assess student reading skills, identify skill deficiencies, create an individualized program of skill practice to address those deficiencies, and monitor student performance in specific skill areas as they progress through the program. Students will need to complete 90 lessons.

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