2016-2017 College Catalog 
    Sep 25, 2018  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions

General Information

Learning support prerequisites: Enrollment in most college-level courses requires qualifying test scores or completion of learning support coursework. To determine eligibility for college-level courses, students who have tested into learning support courses should check the advising chart on the Advising Resources webpage.

Tennessee Board of Regents designations: Courses denoted with the ♦ symbol are General Education courses transferable within the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Every TBR institution incorporates a common 41-hour General Education core into its degree requirements and accepts all courses designated with the ♦ symbol as meeting these requirements. A complete matrix of courses that satisfy General Education requirements at all TBR institutions is available on the TBR Web page, policies.tbr.edu/policies/general-education-requirements-and-degree-requirements.

University of Tennessee designations: Courses denoted with the ★ symbol are Pellissippi State courses that receive direct course equivalency at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.





    READ 0900 - Academic & Personal Reading

    Credit(s): 3
    Designed for under-prepared students, the course presents effective comprehension techniques for college-level selections.  The course emphasizes (a) vocabulary development activities, (b) cognitive and metacognitive strategies for comprehension, (c) reasoning and analysis of critical comprehension, (d) effective reading/study strategies for retention and recall. These skills and strategies are applied to a common novel and a self-selected novel as well as to essays, poetry and textbook material.

    Corequisite(s): COLL 1500