University Developmental Courses

This instructional component consists of university developmental courses and is open to any matriculated student seeking help in writing skills and mathematics skills. These courses do not carry graduation credit because they foster the development of skills required for regular university courses.

O EOP 14 Written World (0)
Basic course in essay writing and critical reading skill. Offered only to EOP pre-college students during the summer. S/U graded.

O EOP 15 Writing Skills I (0)
Students gain competence and confidence through extensive writing practice with informal and formal assignments. Course work is highly individualized through extensive revision and frequent student/teacher conferences. Attention is paid to all aspects of the writing process. S/U graded.

O EOP 16 Writing Skills II (0)
Students gain competence and confidence in academic writing through reading based assignments and practice with standard academic discourse conventions. Students explore the connection between personal expression and public discourse. Final course project is a research paper and research based class presentation. S/U graded.

O EOP 17 Math I (0)
Primarily a review course in basic arithmetic and elementary algebra. It stresses the fundamental operations and application of whole numbers, decimal numbers, directed numbers, fractions (both numerical and algebraic), percent algebraic expressions, solutions of various types of first-degree equations, and some verbal problems. Other selected topics from algebra are also treated. S/U graded.

O EOP 18 Math II (0)
This course involves the mastering of basic algebraic and trigonometric operations.

O EOP 19 Math III (0)
This precalculus course provides the student with materials needed for the introductory university calculus course. It examines solving equations and inequalities. It also involves exposure to graphing techniques for rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.