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GED - Essential Academic Skills (ASE/GED)


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Program Description


These classes help students who do not have their high school diploma improve their basic adult education skills – reading, writing and math – that are needed to prepare for and successfully pass the 2014 GED exam and earn their high school diploma.

Program Outcomes


Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Program Length


Essentials Skills 1, II & III: 12 weeks; 2-3 classes per week (3-hour long day/night classes)                      

GED Content: 5-6 weeks; 2 classes per week (2½ -3-hour long day/night classes)

Program Requirements


Minimum of 16 years of age; no high school diploma; officially withdrawn or not required to be enrolled in secondary school under state law.

Application Process


Provisional Entry – All students must attend a regional registration and assessment session. Students under the age of 19 must provide a copy (copies cannot be made at registration) of official documentation of their withdrawal from school, and their parent/legal guardian’s signature at the time of registration to enroll.

Program Course Sequence


1. Essential Skills I: ADS 311

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Required books and materials distributed in class; $25

2. Essential Skills II: ADS 312

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Required book will be announced at registration and will be available at all CCBC bookstores; $40

3. Essential Skills III: ADS 313

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Required book will be announced at registration and will be available at all CCBC bookstores; $40

4.  Writing Across the Curriculum: ADS 127

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Book and materials will be provided in class and are included in the course costs.

5. GED Content Area Preparation: ADS 078

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Required text will be announced at registration and available at all CCBC bookstores; approx. $40

6. GED Mathematics Preparation: ADS 075

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Required text will be announced at registration and available at all CCBC bookstores; approx. $40

Program Costs

  • Tuition/Fees: $160 (Tuition-$0/Fees-$160)
  • Textbook/Materials: $265

Program Contact Information


Coordinator:                   

Ellen Beattie

ebeattie@ccbcmd.edu     

443-840-3933    

Dundalk, MASH 109

 

Administrative Assistant:  

Susan Johns      

sjohns2@ccbcmd.edu     

443-840-3077    

Dundalk, MASH 104

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