Adult & Developmental Education
Provides instruction to high school graduates and GED certificate holders. Courses are designed to build on existing academic skills to prepare for college-level academic work or certificate programs that lead to direct employment. Based on assessment test results, students are assigned pre-college courses. Students have three trimesters to complete the Developmental Studies program. Courses fall into the following content areas: reading, English and mathematics. After successfully completing Writing Standard English (ENGL 100) and Introductory Algebra (MATH 100), students become eligible to petition to enter degree programs.
Adult Basic Education (GED)
Provides non-high school graduates with courses that prepare them to pass the national GED examination. Students can be either commuters or lodge students and have up to two trimesters to pass the GED test. The GED program provides preparation courses for successful completion of the national GED test. The test measures and compares knowledge of test takers to graduating high school seniors from across the United States. Courses are in the following areas: English, literature, science, math and social science. To pass the tests, students have to demonstrate skill levels that meet or exceeds 60% of all graduating high school seniors.