Adult Basic Education (ABE)

ABE 105 36 Hours SCE Learning Center

Designed for students from beginning levels of reading to those working toward a high school diploma. Through the use of small-group instruction, computer- aided instruction, audio books and workbooks, students will learn to become better readers, writers and thinkers. The skills attained can be used for personal growth, job advancement or for entry into other educational programs. A specific learning plan is developed for each student based on student goals, needs and learning style. (Apportionment)

ABE 120 1-200 Hours Improving Individual Skills Lab

For students interested in improving general and specific academic subjects at the secondary level (grades 9-12) experiencing difficulty in curriculum ranging from basic academics to college preparatory. (Apportionment)

ABE 240 24 Hours Creative Writing for Seniors

This course for older adults teaches both beginning and experienced writers how to create shape autobiographies, fiction and non-fiction writing, and poetry into readable and publishable forms. (Apportionment)

ABE 405 30-60 Hours GED/HiSET: Mathematics

GED/HiSet mathematics prepares students to pass the math section of the GED/HiSET test. The GED/HiSET pre-test identifies needed areas of instruction for each student. Scope of instruction is basic instruction for each student. Scope of instruction is basic computation, analytical and reasoning skills, word problems and word problems with graphics. (Apportionment)

ABE 410 30-60 Hours GED/HiSET: Reading

GED/HiSET reading prepares students to pass the reading section of the GED/HiSET test. The GED/HiSET pre-test identifies needed areas of instruction for each student. Scope of instruction includes comprehension, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. (Apportionment)

ABE 415 30-60 Hours GED/HiSET: Science

GED/HiSET science prepares students to pass the science section of the GED/HiSET test. Science covered are life, physical, earth and space. Students learn to analyze and apply science information. (Apportionment)

ABE 420 30-60 Hours GED/HiSET: Social Studies

GED/HiSet social studies prepares students to pass the math section of the GED/HiSETtest. The GED/HiSET pre-test identifies needed areas of instruction for each student. Scope of course covers U.S. history, world history, civics and government, geography and economics. (Apportionment)

ABE 425 30-60 Hours GED/HiSET: Language Arts and Writing

GED/HiSET writing prepares students to pass the language arts and writing section of the GED/HiSET test. The GED/HiSET pre-test identifies needed areas of instruction for each student. This course covers the writing process, grammar usage and mechanics. (Apportionment)

ABE 430 99 Hours Literacy - Beginning

Designed for students with very limited reading skills. The focus of this course is on decoding skills, fluency and workplace literacy. Sight words and essential word reading are covered. (Apportionment)

ABE 432 99 Hours Literacy - Intermediate

Reading and writing preparation for the workplace or academic advancement. Emphasis on reading for information, vocabulary expansion and good communication skills. (Apportionment)

ABE 435 99 Hours Literacy - Advanced

Reading for information and academic vocabulary. Writing skills necessary for higher education and the workplace such as essays, note taking, job applications, resumes, and business writing. (Apportionment)

ABE 440 36 Hours Writing Your Life Story for Older Adults

This course teaches both beginning and experienced older adult writers how to write a life story in the form of memoirs--short stories that tell of life events, people, and major turning points, expressed in vivid ways to delight readers, offer important insights, and to provide a written legacy for family and friends. (Apportionment)

ABE 445 2 Hours ASE Ed Planning

Assessment & orientation to and for students referred to Learning Centers. Basic skills level will be reviewed with individual student per referral to support services and to assist student in successfully completing educational goal. (Orientation)