Learning Skills (LSK)

LSK-001  Leadership & Personal Empowerment  (0 credits)  

College preparatory course designed to empower students to seek out help when necessary, to be confident and to work together to succeed.

Course Types: Learning Skills

LSK-067  College Writing Workshop  (0 credits)  

Writing instructors teach this class which covers a review of basic grammar,sentence structure,thesis development,organization, documentation,etc. Students who have mastered the material after 5 weeks of instruction have the option of "testing out." If they are unable to test out,further instruction is provided for an additional 5-9 weeks. Required for students who have an SAT EBRW Sub-score 460-510 or ACT 19-21. Concurrent with ENG-111.

Course Types: Learning Skills
Corequisite(s): Required for students who have an SAT EBRW Sub-score 460-510 or ACT 19-21. Concurrent with ENG-111.

LSK-067H  College Writing Workshop  (0 credits)  

Writing instructors teach this class which covers a review of basic grammar,sentence structure,thesis development,organization, documentation,etc. Students who have mastered the material after 5 weeks of instruction have the option of "testing out." If they are unable to test out,further instruction is provided for an additional 5-9 weeks.

Course Types: Learning Skills

LSK-068  College Writing Tutorial  (0 credits)  

Writing instructors provide individual assistance to students in writing during weekly 30-minute tutorial sessions. Tutoring is individualized to focus on the writing needs of each particular student. Pre/post-test evaluation.

Course Types: Learning Skills
Prerequisite(s): SAT writing 450 or below, but written SAI score of 5 or less on the SAI. Concurrent with ENG 111. This course is also designated for transfers who only take the SAI.
Corequisite(s): SAT writing 450 or below, but written SAI score of 5 or less on the SAI. Concurrent with ENG 111. This course is also designated for transfers who only take the SAI.

LSK-070  Readiness for Literature  (0 credits)  

This course is designed to prepare students to critically read,analyze,and write about college level non-fiction literature. Taught in conjuction with LSK 067.

Course Types: Learning Skills

LSK-071  College Readiness Skills  (0 credits)  

This pre-collegiate course teaches students how to prepare for academic success. Topics such as time management, note taking, test taking and stress management are part of the learning experience as well as interaction with various key campus offices such as the personal counseling office, the library, student health office, financial aid, etc.

Course Types: Learning Skills

LSK-077  Content Reading  (0 credits)  

Reading instructors provide assistance according to a student's individual reading and learning needs,such as reinforcing concepts,comprehension strategies, techniques for rehearsing information,test-taking skills,etc. Weekly 30-minute tutorial sessions are held for the duration of the semester. Pre/post-test evaluation.

Course Types: Learning Skills
Prerequisite(s): SAT Writing score above 450 AND a Reading score of 450 or below will be placed in LSK 077 concurrent with ENG 111.

LSK-085  Math Skills I  (0 credits)  

This course is designed to assist students in basic arithmetic and algebraic computation. The summer coursemeets 7.5 hours/week.22 pre/post-test evaluation.

Course Types: Learning Skills

LSK-086  Math Skills II  (0 credits)  

This course is designed to assist students with a strong arithmetic background, but with limited or no exposure to algebra. Students will gain skills in real numbers, exponents, algebraic expressions and solving for algebraic equations. This course is three hours per week and includes a pre/post-test evaluation. Required for students who have an SAT Math Sub-score Below 520 or ACT Below 22.

Course Types: Learning Skills

LSK-088  Computer Workshop  (0 credits)  

This course is designed to introduce students to basic computer functions such as Word, Excel,Access,and Powerpoint. Students will also be taught how to utilize the college's computer systems such as Moodle, Staci, DYC's website and online library resources. This course is offered three hours per week.

Course Types: Learning Skills