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 Course Title:   College and Career Bridge GED Prep

 Title Abbreviation:   CCB GED Prep

 Department:    CCB

 Course #:    60

 Credits:    16

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    16

 CIP:    320204

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2017


 Course Description  

Students work toward knowledge and competencies required to pass GED exams in one or more subject areas.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 176

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Dmonstrate reading, writing, critical thinking and knowledge needed to pass GED exam in one or more subject areas: Reading, Writing, Social Studies and/ or Math.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.

Course Contents

  1. Critical Reading strategies.
  2. Writing for effective communication.
  3. Topics in Social studies.
  4. Topics in Science.
  5. Math applications
  6. Test taking strategies.