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Reading Courses

Weatherford College offers one level of developmental reading, an integrated reading/writing course, and a non-course-based option for integrated reading/writing. Placement is determined
by assessment scores and educational background.

PERMISSION IS REQUIRED FOR THE NON-COURSE BASED OPTION.
 

Courses

DEVR 0301 is designed for students whose scores on assessment tests indicate a need for improvement in reading comprehension and vocabulary. This course will not transfer but will
count for non-degree credit. Three hours of lecture and twelve hours of tutorials are required.

DIRW 0302 emphasizes basic rhetorical principles needed for college-level reading and writing, particularly development of critical reading skills, analytical skills, and essay development. The major focus is on preparing students to be successful in college-level English and in all courses requiring reading and writing skills. DIRW 0302 will not transfer but will count for non-degree credit. Three hours of lecture and twelve hours of tutorials are required.

NCBO 0100 is a pass/fail course designed as skill-based modular instruction in reading and writing. It combines online content lessons and activities with instructor consultation to provide individualized instruction for highly motivated students who need to improve basic skills in reading and/or writing. This course requires permission to enroll.

Placement Scores

READING
SCORE: COURSE:
Below 347 DEVR 0301
347 - 350 DIRW 0302
349 - 350 NCBO 0100
351+ College Ready

Restrictions

Students who do not achieve passing scores on the writing portion of the assessment will not be allowed to enroll in the following courses until remediation requirements are met:

ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302, ENGL 2321, ENGL 2322, ENGL 2323, ENGL 2326, ENGL 2328, ENGL 2331, ENGL 2332, ENGL 2341

HIST 1301, HIST 1302

GOVT 2301, GOVT 2302

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