Academic Catalogs

General Education Development (GED)

GED G050N45 Hours (45 lecture hours)  
GED Test Preparation: Social Studies  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

This noncredit course is designed to prepare students to take the social studies portion of the General Education Development (GED) Test. The course provides pre- and post-testing of social studies content and individualized prescriptive instruction in preparation for the test. This course provides subject area study in the following proportions: 50% Civics and Government, 20% History, 15% Economics, and 15% Geography. These proportions match the weighting of the number of questions on the GED Social Studies Test. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

GED G060N64 Hours (64 lecture hours)  
GED Test Preparation: Mathematical Reasoning  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is designed to prepare students for the General Education Development (GED) exam in Mathematics. This course provides instruction in quantitative and algebraic problem solving and skill building in test taking strategies to respond to questions on the GED exam in mathematical reasoning. 55% of the exam covers algebraic concepts and 45% covers quantitative reasoning. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

GED G070N45 Hours (45 lecture hours)  
GED Test Preparation: Science  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is designed to prepare students to take the science portion of the General Education Development (GED) Test. The course provides pre- and post-testing of science content and individualized prescriptive instruction in preparation for the test. This course provides subject area study in the following proportions: 40% Life Science, 40% Physical Science and 20% Earth and Planetary Sciences. These proportions match the weighting of the number of questions on the GED Science Test. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

GED G080N64 Hours (64 lecture hours)  
GED Test Preparation: Reasoning Through Language Arts  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is designed to prepare students to take the Reading and Language Arts section of the GED (General Educational Development) test. The course provides individualized prescriptive instruction in preparation of the test. It covers test-taking strategies and the fundamentals of the reading and writing portion of the test. It includes small group instruction. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.