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High School Completion

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HSC 055 Math 5 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively solve mathematical problems for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students meet class objectives through the use of algebra and geometry to solve problems. Students build their math vocabulary as well as note taking and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

HSC 056 Math 6 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively solve mathematical problems for high school completion, and college and career readiness. Students meet class objectives through the use of intermediate algebra to solve problems. Students build their math vocabulary as well as note taking and technology skills. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

HSC 065 English 5 • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes development of strategies to effectively communicate in English for high school completion and college and career readiness. Students read and report on college-level fiction and non-fiction texts that relate to social studies, science and literature. Students meet composition objectives by writing critical responses, including note taking and annotation. Students develop their technology skills to complete a variety of tasks. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

HSC 071 GED Test Preparation I • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes the skills and strategies necessary for students placing at beginning high school reading and math levels to successfully complete the four GED tests: Social Studies, Science, Reasoning through Language Arts, and Mathematical Reasoning. Students are expected to register for and take the official tests when ready. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

HSC 072 GED Test Preparation II • V1-10 Cr.

Emphasizes the skills and strategies necessary for students placing at advanced high school levels of reading and math to successfully complete the four GED tests: Social Studies, Science, Reasoning through Language Arts, and Mathematical Reasoning. Students are expected to register for and take the official tests when ready. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

HSC 080 Developing a Portfolio • V1-8 Cr.

Students create a portfolio to demonstrate competencies in one or more subject matter area for high school completion based on state guidelines. Allows adults to work at their own pace. Designed to prepare them for a successful transition to college-level courses and to develop the behaviors and values relevant to success in higher education and the workforce. Orientation and advising are required before taking this course.

HSC 082 Social Studies • V1-10 Cr.

This course examines the social, political, and economic development of the United States from the American Revolution through the beginning of the 20th century. It traces the westward expansion of the nation, rise of industry and cities, conflicts with other nations, and social and political reform movements. Readings and written assignments focus on the experiences of diverse groups, including women, African-Americans, immigrants, workers, and others. Students will also develop their civic identity through discussions of current events, building connections between past and present. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

HSC 083 Science • V1-10 Cr.

The emphasis of this course is to develop an understanding of basic scientific thinking and how to conduct an effect experiment in a lab setting. This course integrates technology, reading, writing, listening, speaking, math and critical thinking skills around assignments and activities. Students will utilize videos, pictures, lab exercises, models, and other visual strategies to develop skills in scientific thinking. Lab included. Prerequisite: ABE Orientation and advising.

HSC 094 Special Topics in HC21+ • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized study of a subject supplementing the High School 21+ curriculum. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

HSC 095 Special Topics in HC21+ • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized study of a subject supplementing the High School 21+ curriculum. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

HSC 096 Special Topics in HC21+ • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized study of a subject supplementing the High School 21+ curriculum. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

HSC 097 Special Topics in HC21+ • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized study of a subject supplementing the High School 21+ curriculum. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.