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Basic Skills (noncredit) (BASK Courses)

BASK 7002A CBET: Community Based English Tutoring

96.0 - 90.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Repeatable: 99.00
Grading Method: Noncredit
This multi-level English as a Second Language (ESL) course provides practical applications for parent involvement in children's learning and school environment. Topics include home tutoring techniques, creating a home environment conducive to learning, school content by grade level, and locating and utilizing educational resources through technology and community services.

BASK 7002B Community Based English Tutoring

6.0 - 36.0 hours.
Prerequisite: TEEN Y
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This multi-level English as a Second Language (ESL) course provides practical applications for parent involvement in children's learning and school environment. Topics include home tutoring techniques, creating a home environment conducive to learning, school content by grade level, and locating and utilizing educational resources through technology and community services.

BASK 7003A Interdisciplinary Basic Skills: Reading, Writing, and Math

15.0 - 90.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This class allows students to improve upon basic skills in math, reading, and writing. Material is presented through individual, small group, computer-assisted instruction, and tutoring. Accessible software programs include Rosetta Stone, Aztec, and PLATO.

BASK 7003B Interdisciplinary Basic Skills: Reading, Writing, and Math

6.0 - 36.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This class allows students to improve upon basic skills in math, reading, and writing. Material is presented through individual, small group, computer-assisted instruction, and tutoring. Accessible software programs include Rosetta Stone, Aztec, and PLATO.

BASK 7004A Supervised Tutoring

0.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This course provides students with class-specific tutorial assistance, study strategies, self-confidence building strategies, and critical thinking skills necessary for success in the classroom. Students seeking a greater understanding of course material benefit from this small-group environment, which is conducive to skill building.

BASK 7004B Supervised Tutoring

0.0 hours.
Prerequisite: TEEN Y
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This course provides students with class-specific tutorial assistance, study strategies, self-confidence building strategies, and critical thinking skills necessary for success in the classroom. Students seeking a greater understanding of course material benefit from this small-group environment, which is conducive to skill building.

BASK 7005 High School Equivalency Exam Preparation

96.0 - 108.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Noncredit
This course is designed to help students prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam such as the GED or HI SET. Students learn the core knowledge and skills needed to pass each of the High School Equivalency Tests. The content areas covered will be Language Arts--Reading/Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Students will also receive instruction in developing test-taking skills and career and college-readiness skills.

BASK 7005B Preparing for the GED Tests

36.0 - 48.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This course is designed to help students successfully pass the General Educational Development (GED) tests. Students receive instruction in reading, writing, social studies, science, mathematics, and test- taking skills. Students have the opportunity to practice test items.

BASK 7006A GED Test Prep: Math Reasoning

90.0 - 102.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
The course is designed to help students successfully pass the computerized General Educational Development (GED) Mathematical Reasoning Test either in English or Spanish. Students receive instruction in mathematical reasoning skills needed for the test.

BASK 7007A GED Test Prep: Language Arts

90.0 - 102.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This course is designed to prepare students for the Reasoning Through Language Arts portion of the General Educational Development (GED) Test. Students learn reading and writing skills to effectively pass the GED test while developing other skills to help prepare for college and jobs. The class is open entry; however, 8th grade reading level or above is recommended. Students have the opportunity to practice test items for the computerized GED test.

BASK 7008A Success in College Lab

45.0 - 51.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This open-entry, open-exit study lab provides high-risk students with general study skills applicable to specific courses. Students receive tutorial assistance, learn study strategies, and receive assistance to support credit class academic success. Although this lab is designed primarily for the student athlete, anyone 18 or over can attend.

BASK 7009A GED Test Prep: Social Studies

90.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit
Learn to read, comprehend, and analyze social studies related text in preparation for the social studies section of the GED test. Topics covered include civics and government, U.S. history, economics, and world geography. Students acquire problem-solving skills in social studies-related contexts while developing core reading skills and a variety of test-taking strategies.

BASK 7011A Basic Math

0.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This open-entry basic math course is designed to help students increase their math skills so they may enroll in credit math classes or complete the math section for the GED Test. Topics covered include multiplication tables, division, subtraction, number operations and number sense, measurement, basic geometry, and sequence.

BASK 7011B Basic Math

0.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
This open-entry basic math course is designed to help students increase their math skills so they may enroll in credit math classes or complete the math section for the GED Test. Topics covered include multiplication tables, division, subtraction, number operations and number sense, measurement, basic geometry, and sequence.

BASK 7012 Basic Reading and Writing

96.0 - 108.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Grading Method: Noncredit
Learn basic reading, writing, and grammar skills; build vocabulary; improve spelling; and increase reading comprehension in this course designed for students who read and write at grade levels below 8th grade. Students learn the reading and writing skills needed to enroll in High School Equivalency Exam Preparation courses: Language Arts, Science, Social Science, and Math.

BASK 7013 High School Equivalency Exam Prep: Computer Skills

32.0 - 36.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Noncredit
Acquire basic computer skills and become familiar with test-taking tools required for the High School Equivalency Exam such as the GED or Hi SET. Topics covered include directional tools, calculator basics, formula sheet, symbol selector, use of a mouse, word processing skills, keyboarding, short answer, fill-in-the blank, and more. Students learn how to setup online accounts with official test providers and register for tests.

BASK 7014 Mathematics Lab

64.0 - 72.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
In this open laboratory setting, students receive one-on-one instruction in specific requested areas and guided practice sessions on varied mathematical topics. This class is designed as a supplementary lab for students who need additional instructional assistance to successfully complete any Allan Hancock College mathematics class.

BASK 7015 Reading and Writing Lab

64.0 - 128.0 hours.
Acceptable for credit: N - Noncredit
Repeatable: 10.00
Grading Method: Noncredit
In this open laboratory setting, students receive one-on-one instruction in specific requested areas of reading and writing. The class is designed as a supplementary lab for students who need additional instructional assistance to successfully complete any reading or writing assignment for an Allan Hancock College class or for a college application.