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Basic Skills for Adults

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Work on basic math, reading, and writing skills to prepare for school, work, or life. 

You are in the right place, if you need:

  • To qualify for college-level classes
  • A refresher in math, reading, or writing 
If you’re interested in earning a high school diploma, please visit our GED and NEDP program.
 
  • Qualify for college classes

    If you are a Howard Community College student and need to review math, reading, or writing before taking college classes, we offer the following courses that can help you prepare.

    Please talk to an college advisor to enroll.

    Language Arts Review I

    This course is designed for students working towards earning their high school diploma or those needing a review to prepare for college-level English courses. Topics are drawn from concepts in reading and writing and include the parts of speech; paragraph construction; grammar, punctuation, and capitalization; developing reading fluency; recognizing details, sequences, and comparisons; locating information in reference material. There is a $50 materials fee.*

    Language Arts Review II

    This course is designed for students working towards earning their high school diploma or those needing a review to prepare for college-level English courses. Topics include reading comprehension and analysis of a variety of texts and longer form writing. There is a $50 materials fee.*

    Math Review I

    This course is designed for students working towards earning their high school diploma or those needing a review to prepare for college-level mathematics. Topics include number sense, place value, rounding, arithmetic, fractions, order of operations, interpreting graphs or charts, word problems, area, and perimeter. There is a $50 materials fee.*

    Math Review II

    This course is designed for students working towards earning their high school diploma or those needing a review to prepare for college-level mathematics. Topics include operations and word problems with fractions, decimals, and percentages; proportions; ratios; solving equations; area; mean, median, and mode; perimeter; and, volume. There is a $50 materials fee.*

    *Fees are non-refundable after classes start.

  • Refresher in math, reading, or writing

    If you are an adult with a high school diploma but want to refresh your math, reading, or writing skills, we offer the following courses.

    Please email us at abe@howardcc.edu or call us at 443-518-4919 to discuss placement and registration.

    Language Arts Review I

    This course is designed for students working towards earning their high school diploma or those needing a review to prepare for college-level English courses. Topics are drawn from concepts in reading and writing and include the parts of speech; paragraph construction; grammar, punctuation, and capitalization; developing reading fluency; recognizing details, sequences, and comparisons; locating information in reference material. There is a $50 materials fee.*

    Language Arts Review II

    This course is designed for students working towards earning their high school diploma or those needing a review to prepare for college-level English courses. Topics include reading comprehension and analysis of a variety of texts and longer form writing. There is a $50 materials fee.*

    Math Review I

    This course is designed for students working towards earning their high school diploma or those needing a review to prepare for college-level mathematics. Topics include number sense, place value, rounding, arithmetic, fractions, order of operations, interpreting graphs or charts, word problems, area, and perimeter. There is a $50 materials fee.*

    Math Review II

    This course is designed for students working towards earning their high school diploma or those needing a review to prepare for college-level mathematics. Topics include operations and word problems with fractions, decimals, and percentages; proportions; ratios; solving equations; area; mean, median, and mode; perimeter; and, volume. There is a $50 materials fee.*

    *Fees are non-refundable after classes start.

 
 

 

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