ACAC COURSES


ACAC 0320 Study Skills - The course is designed to assist students in developing practical study skill techniques that will enhance their academic success in college. The course stresses study and listening skills, learning styles, time management, decision making, goal setting, and the student-teacher connection. It will require oral presentations, using the university catalog, and research projects and a tour of the library. This course is required of all students who must enroll in at least two Academic Achievement courses.

ACAC 0321 College Reading I - Vocabulary building, word analysis, pronunciation, reading comprehension, and dictionary usage. Lecture three hours, required laboratory one hour. Students must earn a “C” or better and have an Accuplacer score of 56-69 to advance to the next course.

ACAC 0322 College Reading II - Pronunciation, meaning, and usage of words; word attack skills; reading proficiency, reading speed and comprehension, analytical reading, and critical thinking. Lecture three hours, required laboratory one hour. Students must earn a “C” or better, and have an Accuplacer score of 70 or more to exit this course.

ACAC 0325 Pre-Algebra - Order of operations, factoring whole numbers, least common
denominator, fractions, absolute values, adding and multiplying positive and negative real numbers will be taught. Lecture three hours, required laboratory one hour. Students must earn a “C” or better and have an Accuplacer score of 44-66 to advance to the next course.

ACAC 0326 Elementary Algebra - Review of operations of signed numbers, roots and exponents, set notation, unions and intersections, function notation, scientific notation, adding and subtracting polynomials and multiplying polynomials. Lecture three hours, required laboratory one hour. Students must earn a “C” or better and have an Accuplacer score of 67 or more to exit this course.

ACAC 0330 Writing I - Grammar, punctuation, spelling and mechanics with writing assignments emphasizing simple and compound sentences, and clear, logically organized paragraphs. Lecture three hours, required laboratory one hour. Students must earn a “C” or better and have an Accuplacer score of 6 or 7 to advance to the next course.

ACAC 0331. Writing II - A review of skills taught in Writing I; practice in writing compound
and complex sentences; writing paragraphs and beginning essays. Lecture three hours, required laboratory one hour. Students must earn a “C” or better, and have an Accuplacer score of 5 or more to exit this course.