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School of Applied Technology

College Academic Readiness

Program Coordinator 
Shannon Mullins Associate Professor  

Academic Advisor
Veronica Medina
South Campus

The College Academic Readiness Course offers individualized, self-paced instruction in reading, mathematics, keyboarding and/or 10-key to prepare students for introductory courses. Students will improve their skills in preparation for placement into School of Applied Technology certificate programs. The instructor will evaluate the student’s current abilities and create a personalized learning plan to target skill areas which need improvement. The coursework includes a blended curriculum of online practice, software, and other resources.  Ongoing assessment is incorporated to ensure students succeed in their academic programs.

This course features an open entry/open exit format, so course start dates and schedules are flexible. Students register for a 32- hour class and set up a schedule with a minimum of 8 hours per week. A student’s schedule may include different hours on different days to accommodate varied work schedules. Students may need to enroll for more than one month to reach achieve their academic goals. Progress and completion dates depend on entry skills and commitment to completing homework outside class.

Course Overview

  • Flexible start dates
  • Individualized instruction in math and/or reading
  • Individualized instruction in keyboarding and/or 10-key
  • Ongoing Assessment: Progress checks, Pre and post testing for each skill
  • Blended curriculum: Online, learning software, and other resources
  • Tuition based on $2.23 per clock hour


  • $71.36 tuition for each 32-hour course
  • $4.80 student fee per each 32-hour course
  • $0 lab fee
  • Total estimated cost for 32- hour course: $76.16

Enrollment Requirement

  • TABE 4.0 Reading Comprehension
  • TABE 4.0 Math Computation

Available Class Schedules

  • 2–4 weeks, depending on schedule
  • Minimum of 8 hours per week
  • Could take more hours daily (same cost) for a total of 32 hours per course


West Valley Center 

3460 South 5600 West
West Valley City, UT 84128
 Mon - Thu 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

South City Campus 

1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
Mon - Thu 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mon - Thu 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Program Learning Outcomes Related College-wide Student Learning Outcomes
Student will demonstrate mastery of math concepts which will help them succeed in their introductory level academic coursework.   


Student will demonstrate mastery of reading skills which will help them succeed in their introductory level academic coursework. 


Student will demonstrate mastery of keyboarding and/or 10-key skills which will help them succeed in their introductory level academic coursework. 


Salt Lake Community College

4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
801-957-SLCC (7522)

Student Services hours: M-Th: 8 am - 7 pm; Fr 8 am - 4:30 pm
Enrollment Info: 801-957-4073

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