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Web and Blended Courses

Developmental Education Courses Currently Offered Via Web & Blended

Note: A blended class meets in a classroom for a minimal amount of time. The majority of your work is performed online. For example, a Dev 0115 Pre-Algebra course is 4-credit hours. Students in this course are required to attend class for 1 hour and 20 minutes each week and the remaining work is performed online (instructional videos, homework, quizzes, etc.). The amount of time required each week depends on the blended course you take.

DEV 0105 Basic Mathematics (A, SP, SU)

2 credits
This term class will introduce students to whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; study skill activities will build student skills in math study techniques, overcoming math anxiety, time management, calculator usage, and other topics to assist students overcome barriers to success in math. The course will also included managed small group study time and practice designed to improve understanding of math and communication skills. A scientific calculator is required for the last chapter of the course and the final exam. Not open to students with credit for DEV 0115 or higher.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: By placement exam    
Lab fee: $4.00

DEV 0115 Pre-Algebra (A, SP, SU)

4 credits
This course will include integers, expressions, linear equations, percents, proportions, geometry, application problems, rational expressions, and graphing basic linear equations. A scientific calculator is required. Concurrent enrollment in DEV 0116 strongly suggested for students unfamiliar with algebra. Not open to students with credit for MATH 1020 or higher.
Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisites: By placement exam or DEV 0105; minimum grade of ā€œCā€   
Lab fee: $9.00

DEV 0151 Basic Grammar (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
This course covers the identification of basic parts of speech, the identification and correction of verb errors (tense, form, and agreement), the identification and correction of sentence structure errors (fragments, run-ons, and comma splices), and the correct structure and punctuation of compound and complex sentences.
Lecture: 1 hour      
Prerequisite: None  
Lab fee: $3.00

DEV 0152 Basic Punctuation (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
This course covers punctuation skills, including the correct use of commas, semicolons, quotation marks, apostrophes, end marks, and the conventions of capitalization.
Lecture: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None  
Lab fee: $3.00

DEV 0155 Basic Composition (A, SP, SU)

4 credits
This course focuses on the processes and principles of writing clear, coherent, and well-developed paragraphs and short essays. Additional topics include the conventions of grammar, usage, and mechanics, as well as the comprehension, summary, and analysis of various types of texts. Not open to students with credit for ENGL 0190 or higher.
Lecture: 3 hours ā€“ Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: By placement exam      
Lab fee: $7.00

Things you will need for a Web & Blended class:

Independent learning style

You must be able to work independently and take ownership in your work. You must also be disciplined enough to set aside the time necessary to be successful in this type of course.

Internet access

You will need a dependable ISP (Internet Service Provider).

Note for Mathematics Students: AOL users cannot access various areas of the MyMathLab website.

An email address

You must use your CougarWeb email account that is provided by Columbus State.

A Printer

Computers and printers are available on campus.

Contact Information

Department of Developmental Education
Aquinas Hall 215
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring Street
Columbus, Ohio 43216

Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Other Resource:
Testing Center