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Secondary Education/High School Equivalency Exam Preparation

Award Type: Certificate of Competency

Obtaining a High School Equivalency Certificate is key to higher educational goals, better jobs, and stronger life skills. This Secondary Education/High School Equivalency Exam Preparation Certificate will enable students to pass the four subject areas of the high school exam: Language Arts,Reading/Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The Computer Skills class will introduce students to functions needed to respond to all question types on the exam, word process, keyboard, and navigate online websites. Additionally, students will learn effective test-taking strategies, college readiness skills, life skills, and be better prepared for work.

The graduate of the Certificate of Competency in Secondary Education/High School Equivalency Exam Preparation will:

  • Apply the skills and knowledge necessary to pass any or all of the four content areas of the high school equivalency exam tests: Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Science.
  • Apply Effective Test Taking Strategies and Methods.
  • Think critically about issues and distinguish between supported and unsupported arguments in a variety of texts.
  • Apply mathematics to solve real life problems using mathematical modeling and problem-solving techniques.
  • Utilize the computer skills needed to respond to all question types on the exams, word process, keyboard, and learn to navigate online websites and resources.

Program Requirements

Required core courses (128-144 hours)

Course Number Course Title Units
BASK 7005 H.S. Equivalency Exam Preparation 96.0 - 108.0 hours
BASK 7013 Computer Skills H.S. Equivalency Test Preparation 16.0 - 34.0 hours

 

Last Modified Apr 16, 2024