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Tacoma Community College » Areas of Study » Transitional Studies » Adult Basic Skills » Adult Basic Education & GED Preparation

Adult Basic Education & GED Preparation

Adult Basic Education classes are designed for adults who:

  • Are already proficient in the English language
  • Are not enrolled in high school
  • Wish to improve basic skills in reading, writing, and/or mathematics.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate academic reading, math, and written and oral communication skills through metacognition and the development of critical thinking and comprehension strategies. (COK, COM, CRT).
  2. Recognize themselves as learners and citizens capable of accomplishing their academic and professional goals and contributing to the larger community. (COM, CRT, LWC, RES).
  3. Engage in campus activities, utilize campus resources, and demonstrate the ability to transition to and navigate academic and professional environments. (COM, IIT, LWC).
  4. Demonstrate an increase in computer literacy and proficiency in using technology for academic and professional purposes. (IIT).
  5. Use interpersonal skills and strategies in a multicultural context to work collaboratively, solve problems, and perform tasks. (LWC, RES).
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