Building the skills you need to be successful

Your core skills in the key areas of reading, writing and math need to be strong if you are to succeed in college. That's why we offer Developmental Education courses. 

These are most common in the English and Math disciplines, with developmental courses being any of those numbered below 100. They do not count toward a degree or certificate. You may place into these courses based on our course placement process

Developmental English

Sharpen your writing skills in these courses, including:

Learn more about our English program.

Developmental Math

If you place into developmental math, you'll have two paths to choose from in order to work your way into college-level math; the path you choose will be determined by your intended major/educational goal. For help in choosing the right course, view our Math Paths diagram (pdf), and talk to Admissions or Counseling.    

Review the basics and strengthen your skills with the following courses:

Developmental Reading

Sharpen your reading skills in these courses, including:

College Success Topics

These classes can help you become the successful student you've always wanted to be by teaching you important study and life skills. See all College Success Topics offerings



Developmental Education Division
Sugar Grove Campus, Collins Hall, Room 162
(630) 466-5706