SPST 101 Biology Study Skills

The course, offered by the Educational Development Program, is designed to meet the needs of program participants enrolled in BIOL 111 Introduction to Biology. Intended for students with limited biological backgrounds, it enhances the understanding of biological skills in the following areas: biological chemistry, energy, genetics, evolution, physiology, development, and ecology.



BIOL 111

SPST 107 Writing in the Arts and Sciences

Study of the writing and analysis process used for the explanatory and persuasive prose for the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The course work focuses on coherence, development, organization, and conventions of writing papers in each discipline.


SPST 114 Survey of Pre-calculus Lab

The course, offered by the Educational Development Program, is designed to meet the needs of program participants enrolled in MATH 105, Survey of Precalculus. Intended for students with a limited mathematics background, it enhances the understanding of skills necessary for success in precalculus and calculus in the following areas: algebra, solutions to equations, factoring, simplification of algebraic expressions, etc.



MATH 105

SPST 115 College Communication Skills

Entry level skills in written and oral communication. Presents systematic introduction to skills needed for success in mastering content of materials used by academic disciplines. Augments and strengthens skills needed for continuing success in college level courses.


SPST 118 Survey of Calculus Laboratory

The purpose of the course is to provide students enrolled in the Educational Development Program with the opportunity to develop and improve the study skills necessary to successfully complete the required coursework for MATH 120.



MATH 120

SPST 127 Educational Development Program Freshman Orientation I

Designed to assist Educational Development Program students manage the demands of the college experience by helping them develop life management and study skills necessary to reach their academic and personal goals.


SPST 132 Topics in Contemporary Science Recitation

A 1 credit recitation course mainly to supplement PHYS 101 Topics in Contemporary Science for students from the Educational Development Program. Provides additional drill for solving simple physics problems to understand PHYS 101 topics.



PHYS 101

SPST 137 Reading First

Designed to help students with the working requirements of being an America Reads Tutor and to familiarize students with the public school setting, requirements, and expectations. The 15-hour training program is to help students develop the range of skill they may need to work with K-3 students.



ENGL 357 or EDU 250 or EDU 275 or EDU 221 or SPA 250

SPST 138 Advanced Reading First

Designed to meet the needs of continuing America Reads tutors. Tutors will learn more about the reading process, learn to establish a tutoring goal and develop an activity to achieve that goal, and continue to gain experience in public school classrooms.


SPST 147 Educational Development Program Freshmen Orientation II

A continuation of SPST 127 focusing on assisting students develop the basic tools necessary to engage in self-discovery, acquaint them with career planning and exploration of major and career choices.


SPST 160 Project Success

SPST 160 is a 1 credit, satisfactory/unsatisfactory course designed to provide resources, tools, and skills for students who are not in good academic standing. Class meetings will include discussions, activities, and assignments related to motivation, attitude, study aids, concentration, learning styles, and other student-success techniques.