• Reading Courses at GateWay Community College in Phoenix, Arizona


Reading classes are designed for students who need to improve the ability to understand and retain materials read in college-level texts. Coursework emphasizes:

  • Comprehension skills
  • Study skills
  • Vocabulary development


We offer many courses in reading to help students succeed, including RDG071 "Basic Reading." This course provides opportunities for practice and application of basic reading skills. Other courses include:

  • Reading Improvement
  • College Reading Skills

Placement test scores or instructor permission is required for enrollment into reading courses.

Additionally, Critical and Evaluative Reading (CRE 101) is designed to develop students' thinking and reasoning at the college level. Upon successful completion of the course, student should be able to demonstrate critical thinking, effective reading, analytical writing, and research skills. CRE 101 is great course to take in preparation for English 102.


Accreditation is a process used to measure and certify the credibility and quality of services offered by an organization.

GateWay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Why should you choose an accredited school?

Although many schools offer seemingly similar degree and certification options, not all schools are accredited. In many instances, accreditation of the degree or program you complete may be required in order to become certified to work in the field.


Program Director, Reading

Building: Administrative - Faculty Wing
Room: AF120


Phone: (602) 286-8736
Building: Administrative - Faculty Wing
Room: AF139