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Adult Basic Education

This program offers day and evening courses in English and math to adults with fluent English speaking abilities. The English and math courses begin at elementary levels and provide rigorous academic instruction for GED preparation, college preparation, and employment. Completion of a one-week Orientation Class is required to determine appropriate placement into the program. Substantial and sustained progress is required for continued enrollment. There is a $25 fee per student each quarter. There is a fee waiver available for those who qualify.

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ABE 040 Academic Skills Lab • V1-2 Cr.

Students work independently with instructor support to develop skills in content areas of choice such as reading, writing, math, social studies, science, GED® and technology. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

ABE 041 Adult Basic Education Lab Level 1 • V1-5 Cr.

The Basic Skills Learning Lab provides students in Adult Basic Education classes additional opportunities to further build skills in the areas of reading, writing, and math. As well as receiving computerized assisted learning through a variety of software, students can work independently with tutors or together in small groups. Prerequisite: Assessment into the ABE or GED Program.

ABE 042 Adult Basic Education Lab Level 2 • V1-5 Cr.

The Basic Skills Learning Lab provides students in Adult Basic Education classes additional opportunities to further build skills in the areas of reading, writing, and math. As well as receiving computerized assisted learning through a variety of software, students can work independently with tutors or together in small groups. Prerequisite: Assessment into the ABE or GED Program.

ABE 043 Adult Basic Education Lab Level 3 • V1-5 Cr.

The Basic Skills Learning Lab provides students in Adult Basic Education classes additional opportunities to further build skills in the areas of reading, writing, and math. As well as receiving computerized assisted learning through a variety of software, students can work independently with tutors or together in small groups. Prerequisite: Assessment into the ABE or GED Program.

ABE 044 Adult Basic Education Lab Level 4 • V1-5 Cr.

The Basic Skills Learning Lab provides students in Adult Basic Education classes additional opportunities to further build skills in the areas of reading, writing, and math. As well as receiving computerized assisted learning through a variety of software, students can work independently with tutors or together in small groups. Prerequisite: Assessment into the ABE or GED Program.

ABE 051 Math 1 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively solve mathematical problems for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students meet class objectives through the analysis of numbers, place values, shapes and measurement to solve addition and subtraction problems. Students build their math vocabulary as well as note taking and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

ABE 052 Math 2 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively solve mathematical problems for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students meet class objectives through the analysis of numbers, place values, shapes and measurement to solve addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems. Students build their math vocabulary as well as note taking and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

ABE 053 Math 3 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively solve mathematical problems for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students meet class objectives through the analysis of numbers, place values, shapes and measurement to solve addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems with whole numbers, decimals, fractions and percents. Students build their math vocabulary as well as note taking and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

ABE 054 Math 4 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively solve mathematical problems for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students meet class objectives through the use of fractions, percents, ratios, and proportions to solve problems relating to measurements, geometry and basic algebra. Students build their math vocabulary as well as note taking and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

ABE 060 ABE Orientation • V1-4 Cr.

Orients students to the ABE, GED, and HSC programs. Students will become familiar with college resources, assess their skills in reading, writing and math, develop college and career goals, and meet with a faculty advisor to determine an initial academic plan.

ABE 061 English 1 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively communicate in English for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students read and report on books, short stories, graphs, maps, and informational text that relate to social studies, science and literature. Students meet composition objectives by writing complete sentences in short answers, notes, and paragraphs. Students build their vocabulary for reading and writing as well as improve spelling and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

ABE 062 English 2 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively communicate in English for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students read and report on books, short stories, graphs, maps, and informational text that relate to social studies, science and literature. Students meet composition objectives by writing complete sentences in short answers, notes, and paragraphs. Students build their vocabulary for reading and writing as well as improve spelling and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

ABE 063 English 3 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively communicate in English for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students read and report on books, short stories, graphs, maps, and informational text that relate to social studies, science and literature. Students meet composition objectives by writing complete sentences in short answers, notes, and paragraphs. Students build their vocabulary for reading and writing as well as improve spelling and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

ABE 064 English 4 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively communicate in English for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students read and report on fiction and non-fiction texts that relate to social studies, science and literature. Students meet composition objectives by writing well-organized and well-developed paragraphs and essays. Students develop their technology skills to complete a variety of tasks. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.