Reading

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Students who do not demonstrate reading power of at least 12.5 grade equivalency need to enroll in a developmental reading course.

  • Score below 17 on the reading section of the Enhanced American College Testing (ACT) program
  • Score below 420 on the verbal section of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT-1)
  • Score below 79 on the reading comprehension test of the College Board’s Accuplacer testing system

Student Success Center
The Student Success Center provides free tutorial assistance for the Developmental Education courses as well as for other college-level courses. Videotapes, computer-assisted instruction, specialized equipment, and other resources are also available.

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