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2021-2022 Catalog 
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BASIC 75 - Basic High School Equivalency Test Preparation

Credits: 1-15
Helps students master the skills in writing, critical thinking, social studies, science, reading and mathematics to pass the high school equivalency test. This is a pass/no credit course.

Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent and appropriate CASAS score.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Determine the reading purpose.
  2. Select reading strategies appropriate to the purpose.
  3. Monitor comprehension and adjust reading strategies.
  4. Analyze the information and reflect on its underlying meaning and integrate it with prior knowledge to address reading purpose.
  5. Determine the purpose for communicating in writing.
  6. Organize and present information to serve the purpose, paying attention to conventions of English language usage, including grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
  7. Revise writing to enhance effectiveness.
  8. Interpret pictures, numbers, and symbolic information.
  9. Apply knowledge of mathematical concepts and procedures.
  10. Evaluate the reasonableness of a result.
  11. Communicate results using graphs, charts, tables and algebraic models.

Program Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate college-ready level reading, writing, digital literacy, and communication skills in social studies, literature, and science.
  2. Demonstrate competency in college-ready level mathematics.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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