Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 049 Structured GED Preparation

5 credits
This class is designed to prepare students to take all five parts of the GED EXAM. This is a non-graded, continuous enrollment class. The class offers a combination of lecture and lab work.

Prerequisites: Minimum CASAS Reading score and instructor permission.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Synthesize information from reading passages in order to draw conclusions and make predictions in all content areas
  • Apply knowledge of mathematical concepts in the solution of problems
  • Recognize how different concepts and principles work in a variety of situations with content in math, social studies and science
  • Write a five paragraph GED essay at level 3 or higher as described by the GED essay matrix
  • Comprehend GED level reading assignments
  • Apply reading comprehension to social studies and science content
  • Apply mathematical skills in number sense, measurement, geometry, data analysis, probability and algebra to GED level real life word problems
  • Draw logical inferences from graphs and charts in math, social studies and science

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20