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Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

LEARNING CENTER NORTH 001
GED Advanced-Learning Center North (10)

Reading for understanding. Writing five connected paragraphs with standard conventions. Applied math to calculate discounts, interest, measurements of more complex figures. Creation and use of tables/graphs. Basic science and social studies topics/terminology. GED orientatin and test taking skills. Focus: passage of GED subject tests. Prerequisite: CASAS Appraisal score of 245 or higher. Mandatory P/NC grading.

LEARNING CENTER NORTH 002
GED Basic - Learning Center North (10)

GED subject test preparation. Writing: writing connected paragraphs emphasizing introduction, body, conclusion. Math: use of fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percents, and exponents to solve multi step problems. Science/social studies topics and concepts. Reading: comprehension and conclusions from text. Focus: GED completion. Prerequisite: CASAS Appraisal score of 236 or Higher. Credits depend upon student entry into program. Mandatory P/NC grading.

LEARNING CENTER NORTH 022
Reading and Writing for Life 2 (5)

Students will read with understanding by determining the reading purpose, selecting appropriate reading strategies, monitoring comprehension, analyzing information, and integrating information with prior knowledge. Students will write about family needs, job situations, or community roles. Mandatory P/NC grading.

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Math Skills for Life 2 (5)

Students will learn the four basic math operations using whole numbers and will identify and use all basic math symbols. They will use computational tasks related to life roles i.e. understanding payroll stubs Mandatory P/NC grading. Credits depend upon student entry into program.

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Reading and Writing for Life 3 (5)

Students will read with understanding by determining reading purpose, selecting appropriate reading strategies, analyzing information, and integrating information with prior knowledge. Students will write several connected paragraphs with correct mechanics, usage, and varied sentence structure. Student option grading. Credits depend upon student entry into program.

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Math Skills for Life 3 (5)

Students perform all four basic math operations with whole numbers and fractions, choose correct math operations to solve story problems, and convert fractions to decimals. Students apply these skills to authentic materials, e.g. balancing a budget. Credits depend upon student entry into program.

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Reading and Writing for Life 4 (5)

Students read for understanding by determining purpose, selecting strategies, monitoring comprehension, analyzing information, and integrating it with previous knowledge in subject specific areas. Students write connected paragraphs in essay format while using academic English conventions. Mandatory P/NC grading. Credits depend upon student entry into program.

LEARNING CENTER NORTH 043
Math Skills for Life 4 (5)

Students apply, in various situations, mathematical concepts and procedures to estimate, solve problems, and/or carry out tasks involving whole numbers, decimals, fractions, ratio and proportion, percents, measurements, and tables and graphs. Mandatory P/NC grading. Credits depend upon student entry into program.

LEARNING CENTER NORTH 085
Special Topics in Learning Center North (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in LCN.

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Advanced Special Topics in Learning Center North (5)

Classes focusing on advanced specific issues and/or topics of interest in LCN.