2019-2020 Catalog Vol. 80 
    Oct 19, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog Vol. 80 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DIRW 0327 Developmental Integrated Reading

CIP Code: 320108

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 1
Contact Hour Total: 64

Not counted toward a degree or certificate. This is a combined lecture/lab, performance-based course designed to develop students’ critical reading and academic writing skills. The focus of the course will be on applying critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material and developing written work appropriate to the audience, purpose, situation, and length of the assignment. The course integrates preparation in basic academic reading skills with basic skills in writing a variety of academic essays. The course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and writing. Additionally, DIRW 0327 is paired with a credit course; DIRW 0327 learning activities will support reading and writing for the paired course.  Prerequisite(s): Appropriate scores on the TSIA or completion of DIRW 0325  with a grade of “C” or better or completion of READ 305  and ENGL 320  with grades of “C” or better, or completion of ESOL 335  and ESOL 324  with a grades of “C” or better Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in a designated paired credit course Co-enrolled: Students enrollilng in DIRW 0327 must also enroll in EDUC EDUC 1300   
Course Fee: $18.00
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Lower Division Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM) course

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