Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 102S College Reading and Critical Thinking: Alternative Approach

This course emphasizes instruction in reading comprehension, including the practices of skilled readers and proven techniques for improving reading comprehension, managing vocabulary, drawing and testing inferences, predicting, and evaluating comprehension and interpretation. Intensive practice in comprehension techniques is balanced against sustained reading practice in and out of class. English 102S includes additional hours of instruction and practice to help students become more able readers and writers. Six hours of class work.




Prerequisite: Attaining a score of 56 or higher on the Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) exam or the equivalent, and a score of 3 or higher on the Gallaudet Writing Evaluation (GWE) or equivalent.