2019-2020 Catalog Vol. 80 
    
    Oct 27, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog Vol. 80 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DIRW 0325 Fundamentals of Academic Literacy

CIP Code: 320108

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Contact Hour Total: 80

Not counted toward a degree or certificate. This is a combined lecture/lab, performance-based course designed to develop students’ reading comprehension, vocabulary, and academic writing skills by teaching the fundamentals of written language that contributes to clear, concise, well-organized sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Emphasis is placed on improving reading efficiency and recognition and comprehension of implied or stated purpose of a text. This course fulfills TSI requirements for level I reading and writing (previously developmental ENGL 320 .and READ 305 ). This is a course with a required lab. Prerequisite(s): Appropriate scores on the TSIA for READ 305  and ENGL 320  or completion of READ 304  with a grade of “C” or better. Co-enrolled: Students enrollilng in DIRW 0325 must also enroll in EDUC 1300   Notes: International students should see paired co-requisite courses ESOL 335  and ESOL 324 .
Course Fee: $18.00
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Lower Division Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM) course



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