MSU Billings Course Descriptions

RD - Developmental Education: Reading - City College

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RD 101 Reading Improvement for College Students

3 cr. (F, Sp)  Provides instruction and practice in applying active reading strategies, improving comprehension in content areas, demonstrating critical thinking skills in responding to individual content area reading assignments, and increasing vocabulary to improve academic success.  RD 101 prepares students for the demands of college-level reading.  Course earns academic credit but does not count toward General Education, a degree, or certification.

RD 102 Reading and Study Skills

2 cr.  Emphasizes the skills needed for effective studying.  Designed to help college students with note taking skills, preparing for class discussions, efficient textbook reading and use of reference materials.