Reading Department

Welcome to the Reading Department at Fullerton College

Reading Department Mission:  The mission of the Reading Department is to empower students to develop disciplinary literacy and critical reading skills to thrive in higher education and society.

Why take a READ class at Fullerton College?


  • No matter what degree or certificate pathway you are on, your academic success is greatly determined by your ability to get the most out of what you read.
  • Applying active and critical reading strategies when reading college-level texts improves your capacity to communicate through writing.
  • You will learn techniques to help you remember more of what you study. 
  • You will learn critical and analytical reading skills that you can apply to all your classes.