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Reading & Writing Developmental Studies

After you complete the reading and writing portions of the TSI Assessment, we are ready to guide you on your path to success.

If you scored in the developmental reading and writing sequence, your starting point is our Reading & Writing Developmental Studies.

Courses in Detail

INRW-0090 College Readiness Reading & Writing

Helps you improve your basic reading and writing skills.

You will study:

  • Individualized development of reading comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Word usage
  • Sentence structure
  • Relationships among ideas in written material

Placement

Based on these TSI-A results:

  • Reading score of 310–337 and ABE Level 0–6
  • Writing score of 310–327 and ABE Level 0–6 and Essay 0–4

INRW-0399 Integrated Reading & Writing II

Combines 3-hour lecture and 1-hour lab in 1 performance-based course.

Helps you develop your critical thinking, reading and academic writing skills.

You will study :

  • Grammar
  • Mechanics
  • Sentence Structure
  • Use of Standard English
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reading and analyzing a variety of academic texts

If you earn a C or better, this course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and writing.

Placement

Based on:

  • Successful completion of INRW-0090
    or
  • These TSI-A results:
    • Reading score of 338–347
      or
    • Writing score of 328–335 and ABE Level 4–6 and Essay 0–4

Want more help?

You also have the option to enroll in co-requisite or non-course-competency-based options, which are explained on Developmental Studies.

 

Contact

Northeast Campus

Angela Pettit, Professor of English, Chair of Academic Foundations
NFAC 3228A
817-515-6543
angela.pettit@tccd.edu

Northwest Campus

Leslie Johnson, Assistant Professor, Chair of Academic Foundations
WFAB 2620
817-515-7017
leslie.johnson@tccd.edu

South Campus

Cathleen Stevenson, Instructor of English, Chair of Academic Foundations
SCLC 0111A
817-515-4094
cathleen.stevenson@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

Rosanette Lozano, Instructor of English, Chair of Academic Foundations
ESEC 2130B
817-515-3607
rosanette.lozano@tccd.edu

Trinity River Campus

Ruth Engel, Instructor of English, Chair of Academic Foundations
TREF 7310D
817-515-1402
ruth.engel@tccd.edu

Updated September 11, 2019