READ 1314 - Technical and Scientific Reading
(3:3:0) This course is designed for students who need to read and understand scientific and technical books. Areas of study within the course include: technical terminology, analysis of technical/scientific writing, use of logical patterns such as cause-effect, classification, comparison, and contrast to understand key technical points, use of illustrations, study skills for technical course work, use of computer tools for communication, and development of advanced reading skills. Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Pre-requisite: College-level reading (a passing score on the placement reading test) or consent of the instructor.
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