University Bulletin 2016-17

Developmental Studies

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  • DS 014
    Writing
    3 cr

    An examination of the sentence and paragraph. Students will review basic grammar, engage in structural analysis of the sentence, examine various techniques to achieve coherence at the paragraph level, and ultimately demonstrate these skills in writing ( ranging from shorter assignments to the essay). The course emphasizes grammatical competence, sentence style, and paragraph development.

  • DS 082
    Introductory Algebra
    3 cr

    This course combines topics in pre- and elementary algebra including operations with whole numbers, fractions, percents, exponents, signed numbers, order of operations; ratio and proportion; measurement; functions; solving and graphing linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; operations with polynomials, and factoring polynomials. Requires 5 hours of in-class work and 1 hour of lab work. Placement: Math Placement test score.

    Pre-requisite: University test - Math 35 or ACT Math 16 or MyMathTest 050