Dec 07, 2021  
2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog

Writing, Reading, and Speaking Center Courses


Academic Resource Centers

Courses

  • MAT 100 - Mathematics Laboratory

    1 credits (Fall and Spring)
    A one credit course recommended for students who want to review high school math skills before taking a college class or while concurrently enrolled in an introductory calculus or statistics course.

    Note: May be repeated once for credit with permission of the director. Instruction in basic math skills is available without credit for all students. S/D/F only.
    Instructor: Bourgeois Parsons
  • SCI 100 - Science Laboratory

    1 credits (Fall and Spring)
    Individual or small-group instruction emphasizing problem-solving skills. This class must be taken in conjunction with first-year sequences in physics, chemistry, or biology. May be repeated once for credit with permission of the director.

    Prerequisite: Consultation with the related course instructor and permission of the director of the science lab are required.
    Note: Instruction is available without credit to students who cannot take the course or who need only occasional assistance. S/D/F only
    Instructor: Mahlab
  • SCI 240 - Science Education Methods

    1 credits
    This discussion seminar is open to all students who have taken at least one year of science, and is encouraged for those students who are biology and chemistry student mentors, science laboratory teaching assistants, or students interested in pursuing a career in science teaching. This class will review some of the current literature in science education and focuses on examining the stages of the teaching and learning process and tools for improving teaching and learning.

    Prerequisite: One year (two semesters) of biology, chemistry, mathematics/computer science, physics, or psychology; and permission of the instructor.
    Note: Not offered every year.
    Instructor: Mahlab
  • WRT 101 - Basic Principles of College Writing

    1 credits (Fall and Spring)
    In this course students attend a series of weekly workshops on the basics of academic composition as well as individual appointments in the Writing, Reading, and Speaking Center to apply those basic principles to their assigned writing in other courses.

    Prerequisite: None.
    Note: Half-semester deadlines apply. S/D/F only
    Instructor: Staff
  • WRT 102 - Advanced Principles of College Writing

    2 credits (Fall and Spring)
    Using both small group sessions and individual Writing, Reading, and Speaking Center appointments, this course focuses on writing as a tool of analysis and critical thinking. Some required writing and revision.

    Prerequisite: WRT 101  
    S/D/F only
    Instructor: Staff
  • WRT 120 - Oral Communication Skills

    2 credits (Spring)
    Students will present a series of persuasive and informational speeches to a variety of audiences, receiving feedback from both instructor and classmates.  Some reading and class preparation required.

    Prerequisite: None.
    S/D/F only
    Instructor: Staff
  • WRT 301 - Teaching and Tutoring Writing

    4 credits (Fall and Spring)
    Cross-listed as: EDU 301 . In this course, we will study and discuss theories of writing, revising, teaching, and tutoring; learn practical strategies for effective commenting on drafts and conferencing with writers from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds; identify and investigate intriguing questions and scholarly debates related to writing, teaching, and tutoring; present the results of that research both orally and in writing; examine and reflect on our own experiences as writers, tutors, and learners.

    Prerequisite: Second-year standing or completion of 200-level writing intensive course.
    Instructor: Turk