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Course Offerings

ENG 066: Foundations for College Study/Reading/Writing

6 semester hours/institutional credit only

This integrated reading/writing course is designed to develop reading comprehension and writing skills. Emphasis is reading selections from college subject areas, developing and using an academic vocabulary and writing essays.

ENG 068: Speaking and Listening Skills

3 semester hours/institutional credit only

Students learn basic elements of pronunciation and sentence patterns used in standard American English. Intonation, stressed and unstressed vowels, word endings and verb tenses are emphasized.

ENG 074: College Reading

4 semester hours/institutional credit only

This course is designed to build academic reading skills. Using literature, nonfiction texts, selections from textbooks, and articles in various academic disciplines, such as humanities, social science, and science, students learn to read, comprehend and derive meaning more efficiently.

FS 101 Freshman Seminar (open to all NCC students)

3 semester hours

This first-year student success course addresses issues related to students' transition to college and beyond. Students use a variety of self and career assessment instruments to explore career paths, practice goal setting and develop plans for achieving their goals.  In addition, students review and practice academic success strategies; develop critical thinking abilities as they analyze materials that reflect the diversity in the college and in society;   ******


COL 100 COLLEGE FORUM   (Required of all first time, full time students)

1 semester hour

This first year experience course introduces strategies and skills for success at NCC and beyond.  You will learn how to be proactive in your educational pursuits and how to access a broad range of support services that are available.  This one credit class will show you how to proactively navigate your way through the NCC college experience, and ultimately achieve your goals. 


MAT 075: Pre-Algebra, Number Sense

3 semester hours/institutional credit only

This course provides a review of how to use basic operations to manipulate whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents. Content includes an introduction to ratios and proportions, measurements, and geometry.

MAT 073: Pre-Algebra, Number Sense

4 semester hours/institutional credit only

This course is identical to MAT 075 except that it has one additional hour of instruction for students whose placement scores indicate this need.