Course Descriptions

INRW 0306  Integrated Reading and Writing I

Course Catalog Description – Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. The foundation of this course is a performance-based curriculum designed to develop students’ critical reading and academic writing skills. The course integrates preparation in basic academic reading skills with basic skills in writing a variety of essays. This course must be successfully completed with a C or better to advance to INRW 0307, or the student must pass the TSIA to satisfy TSI requirements.

Prerequisites/Co-requisites – TSI placement. Co-requisite: NCBI 0306.

 

NCBI 0306  BASE NCBO – Integrated Reading and Writing I

Course Catalog Description - Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. This intervention is designed specifically for students assessed at ABE BASE levels 3-4 and must be part of a student’s co-enrollment (co-requisite) enrollment: 1) as a mainstreamed intensifier providing contact hours for additional, just-in-time instructional support for the student’s success in the developmental IRW course, or 2) as a contextualized and/or integrated basic skills instructional support for a Career/Technical Education course.

Prerequisites/Co-requisites – TSI Placement. Students must be co-enrolled in INRW 0306.

 

INRW 0307 Integrated Reading and Writing II

Course Catalog Description – Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. The course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and/or writing. The foundation of this course is a performance-based curriculum with a combined lecture/lab designed to develop students’ critical reading and academic writing skills. The course integrates preparation in basic academic reading skills with basic skills in writing a variety of essays. This is a course with a required lab. This course must be successfully completed with a C or better to satisfy TSI requirements.

Prerequisites/Co requisites – TSI placement or the successful completion of INRW 0306 with a C or better.  Co-requisite – PSYC 1300 or EDUC 1300

 

NCBI 0307  Non-Course Based Option Integrated Reading and Writing II

Course Catalog Description - Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. This course is an intensive bridge program and provides individualized instruction for students in preparation for college-level courses. Successful completion of this intervention with a C or better fulfills TSI requirements for reading and/or writing. This course must be successfully completed with a C or better to satisfy TSI requirements.

Prerequisites/Co-requisites – TSI Placement.  Co-requisite: PSYC 1300 or EDUC 1300

 

MATH 0308  Beginning Algebra

Course Catalog Description - Topics in mathematics such as arithmetic operations, basic algebraic concepts and notation, geometry, and real and complex number systems. This course must be successfully completed with a C or better to satisfy TSI requirements. 

Prerequisite: TSI Placement.

 

MATH 0312 Intermediate Algebra

Course Catalog Description - A study of relations and functions, inequalities, algebraic expressions and equations (absolute value, polynomial, radical, rational), with a special emphasis on linear and quadratic expressions and equations. This course must be successfully completed with a C or better to satisfy TSI requirements.

Prerequisites/Co-requisites –MATH 0308 or TSI Placement.  Co-Requisite – PSYC 1300 or EDUC 1300

 

NCBM 0300 Non-Course Based Option – MATH

Course Catalog Description - The Non-Course Based Option (Math) – NCBM 0300 is an accelerated developmental math course. Students must take MATH 1314 in the same semester that they take the NCBM 0300. This class includes just-in-time tutoring and supplemental instruction for MATH 1314.

Prerequisites/Co-requisites – Prerequisite: TSI Placement/Advisor and/or Instructor recommendation. Co-requisites: MATH 1314 and PSYC 1300 or EDUC 1300

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