Industry Description:
Adult Basic Education / GED is designed to enable those who have not completed high school to earn the GED (high school equivalency degree). Adult Basic Education also serves those needing a review of basic skills before entering other college programs.


Program Overview:
Adult Basic Education / GED classes serve adults (16 years or older) who need to upgrade their skills in reading, writing, and math. Students are administered a placement test upon entry. Program of study is then determined individually. Instruction is offered via individual study, structured classes, learning communities, and computers. This is a tuition free program, and all instructional materials are provided by the college. The program is provided in both English and Bilingual/Spanish to meet individual student needs.


Program options:
Students may pursue the GED (high school equivalency degree) or may upgrade existing skills and abilities in preparation for further study in other college programs.


Entrance Requirements:
A placement test is administered to all students upon entry into the program. This test is a Washington State requirement and is for placement purposes only.


GED Testing