Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   CCB Literacy and Math II

 Title Abbreviation:   CCB Lit and Math II

 Department:    CCB

 Course #:    32

 Credits:    16

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    16

 CIP:    320230

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Second in a series of three courses in which students improve critical thinking, reading, writing, oral communication, and math skills to prepare for entry into high school completion and/or transition to college or employment.


Prerequisite: None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 176

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Display writing competencies appropriate for transition into HS21+, I-BEST or college coursework.
  2. Apply reading strategies and routines to understand and analyze a variety of texts.
  3. Improved academic confidence through development of critical thinking; communication skills; self-knowledge; and ability to set goals and priorities.
  4. Use technology to research information, format documents, and present ideas.
  5. Perform math operations and solve problems using algebra, geometry and statistics to reach a level of competency needed for transition to WMATH100, MATH 97 or the equivalent.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.2 Recognize, produce and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, group, and public speaking skills.

Course Contents

  1. Personal and professional development.
  2. College and community knowledge
  3. Digital and information literacy.
  4. Math applications.
  5. May include contextualization in science, social science, humanities or other disciplinary topics.