# Developmental Labs And Tutoring For College Success- Course Descriptions

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__Math 101L - Pre-Algebra Lab__

This course provides additional practice and explanations of algebraic concepts introduced in MATH 101 to help students maximize their performance in MATH 101.Graded as Pass/Fail. Corequisite: MATH 101. Prerequisites: MATH100. Offered: Fall and Spring. 1 credit. Students will learn to:

- Add, subtract, multiply, divide with fractions and decimals;
- Solve problems involving percentage, ratios and proportions;
- Solve equations using variables;
- Use variables to translate and solve simple word problems;
- Add, subtract, multiply simple polynomials;
- Find perimeter, area, volume in American and metric units;
- Convert units in metric 1.

__Math 102L- Basic Algebra Lab__

This course provides additional practice and explanations of algebraic concepts introduced in MATH 102to help students maximize their performance in MATH 102. Graded as Pass/Fail. Corequisite: MATH 102. Offered: Fall and Spring. 1 credit. Students will learn to:

- Perform operations on mononomials and polynomials and evaluate them for given values of the variables;
- Perform operations on basic fractional expressions;
- Solve systems of equations using addition, substitution, and graphing methods;
- Solve quadratic equations using factoring and the quadratic formula;
- Solve inequalities, graph linear inequalities;
- Apply above skills to solve application problems; and
- Factor polynomials.

__ENGL 110L - Writing Lab__

Through this individualized course, students improve their writing skills by hands-on practice using word processing as a writing tool and frequent conferences with the instructor and/or tutors on specific writing tasks. Students practice generating, focusing and organizing ideas. Writing Lab should be taken concurrently with an English class. Graded as Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: ENGL 108. Offered: Occasionally. 1 credit.

- Use word processing effectively as a writing tool;
- Write effective topic sentences and thesis statements;
- Write an organized, well-developed essay;
- Demonstrate sensitivity to wordiness, word choice, awkwardness, levels of language such as slang/cliches and informal/formal discourse, and sentence structure;
- Use appropriate editing techniques to find and correct errors.

**For more information, please contact Linda Wieseman, 505-428-1333, linda.wieseman@sfcc.edu.**

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