DEVELOPMENTAL STUDIES (DS)
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 covers elementary algebra topics including operations with sets, real numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, exponents, order of operations; use of set notation; solving and graphing linear equations and inequalities; real-world application problems; and polynomials; graphs of data. Requires 5 hours per week of work in a computer lab. Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the Math Placement Exam.