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Course Descriptions for Developmental Reading/Developmental Writing

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Course Number: DIRW 0115 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Course Title: Integrated Reading and Writing Support

Prerequisite Required: The successful completion of DIRW 0305 or DWRI 0305 or DREA 0305 or an appropriate TSI test score.
Corequisite/Concurrent: This is a co-requisite course and requires continuous concurrent enrollment with English 1301 or 3-hour TSI component core course. Core pairing options will vary depending on the campus.
Course Description: Continued integration of critical reading and academic writing skills are emphasized along with just-in-time support. Successful completion of this course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and/or writing. (1 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201086012


Course Number: DIRW 0305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Integrated Reading and Writing

Prerequisite Required: An appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: Integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. Successful completion of this course taught at the lower level allows students to progress to the upper (exit) level. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085912


Course Number: DIRW 0310 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Integrated Reading and Writing

Prerequisite Required: The successful completion of DIRW 0305 or DWRI 0305 or DREA 0305 or an appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: Continued integration of critical reading and academic writing skills. Successful completion of this course if taught at the upper (exit) level fulfills TSI requirements for reading and/or writing. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085912


Course Number: DIRW 0315 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Integrated Reading and Writing

Prerequisite Required: The successful completion of DIRW 0305 or DWRI 0305 or DREA 0305 or an appropriate TSI test score.
Corequisite/Concurrent: This is a corequisite course and requires continuous concurrent enrollment with ENGL 1301 or a 3-hour TSI component core course. Course pairing options will vary depending on the campus.
Course Description: Continued integration of critical reading and academic writing skills are emphasized along with just-in-time support. Successful completion of this course fulfills the TSI requirements for reading and/or writing. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085912


Course Number: DREA 0305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Developmental Reading

Prerequisite Required: An appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: This course continues the development of reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. Study skills are also included. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085212


Course Number: DWRI 0305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Developmental Writing

Prerequisite Required: An appropriate assessment test score.
Course Description: This course focuses on the writing process. Course topics include inventing, drafting, revising, and editing multi-paragraph papers. Building reading skills, using resources, developing thinking skills, and improving attitudes toward writing comprise other course topics. A learning lab is available to provide additional assistance. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085312



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.