Academic/Skill Development


Academic Development - Allows students to build developmental math and reading skills they need to succeed in their program as well as obtain and maintain employment. The goal is to make sure you feel confident to take on challenges in your life such as returning to school, taking on a new job or learning to keep up on computers with your kids.

Students who do not pass their entrance exam with the required proficiency will be referred to skill development classes. The classes are taught by DATC faculty, these classes provide students with basic math, reading, language, spelling, grammar and basic computer skills required by their programs. Students can also enroll in order to improve their current academic skills. Classes are offered in a blended format that uses a variety of teaching aides (computer simulations, one-on-one tutoring and possible video, audio clips, etc) to help student’s master basic concepts to meet program entrance requirements and employment goals.

Courses Offered

Course Number/Name Hours Cost
FUND 0065: Computer Skills 30 $76.10
FUND 0071: Spelling Skills 30 $75.10
FUND 0076: Language Skills 30 $75.10
FUND 0080: Reading Skills 30 $43.60
FUND 0086: Math Skills 30 $43.60
BTEC 1030: Operating Systems and Email Applications 30 $83.10
BTEC 1031: Word Processing Fundamentals 30 $83.10
BTEC 1032: Spreadsheet Fundamentals 30 $83.10
BTEC 1033: Database Fundamentals 30 $83.10
BTEC 1034: Electronic Presentations Fundamentals 30 $83.10

Struggle with Math?

Challenged by mathematics? Would you prefer a small class, self-paced environment to build your math muscles? We have great opportunities for you to work directly with instructors and with math programs to increase your math abilities.

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Workplace Relations? Job Skills?

Do you lack the skills necessary to prepare for a successful employment search? These skills range from resume/cover letter writing, to interview ettiquete, to follow-up. Once employed, how do you make yourself indispensible to your employer? This course looks at career planning and how it relates to the current market conditions.

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