Academic skills courses are provided for college students whose placement tests indicate a need for writing, reading, mathematics, or study skills improvement. Academic Skills also offers college-level course in critical thinking, speed reading, and vocabulary development.
Some Academic Skills classes also may be required for certain career and technical programs. Tutoring assistance is provided for all credit-enrolled students.
A student may receive federal and/or state financial aid for a maximum of 45 attempted developmental education credits. See RCC's Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.