DVE-0012 Foundations of Composition and Comprehension
0 Credits Equivalent Hours (6 EHS) Six equivalent hours (EHs) awarded for successful completion. Designed to prepare students for college-level courses, specifically by improving skills in vocabulary, reading, comprehension, and effective written communications. Application of these skills will not only enable students to become more effective and efficient readers of their college textbooks but will also familiarize them with the fundamental principles of written communication. Emphasis will be placed on understanding and analyzing various texts and on writing clear and effective paragraphs or essays. DVE-0012 consists of the equivalent of thirty 2.5-hour class sessions and 25 1-hour supervised laboratory sessions or documented tutoring sessions. DVE courses meet for 3 class hours and 2 open-lab hours per week or equivalent.