The Phoenix College Reading curriculum provides students with the opportunity to acquire and develop literacy necessary to build a foundation for success with academic, occupational, developmental, and personal enrichment goals. Reading classes are designed for students who need to improve the ability to understand and retain materials read in college-level texts.
A wide variety of reading/study-based courses at different levels are offered, including Reading ESL, Developmental Reading, Critical and Evaluative Reading and College Study Skills. These courses have been designed to develop and improve students' skills so that they can attain personal and academic goals.
Program Certificate & Degree Options
Placement test scores or instructor permission is required for enrollment into reading courses. While this program does not offer a program certificate or degree option, it does provide:
Note: CRE101 satisfies the Critical Reading General Education Requirement. However, if students complete CRE 101 and apply it to AGEC-A Core Requirements or if the students demonstrate proficiency through assessment, then the Critical Reading requirement has been satisfied and additional electives may be taken.
See an academic advisor for assistance with course equivalencies or visit the Testing Center to take the ACCUPLACER course placement test.