HiSET Prep Course: Social Studies and
Reading & Writing
(Replaces G.E.D.) Preparation: Language Arts: Reading & Writing and Social Studies (17.5 hours)
January 28 - March 11, Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00pm
This course is designed for individuals who did not graduate from high school and who need assistance in preparing for the equivalency examination. Lecture and in-class practice will focus on the following areas:
Language Arts - Reading: Comprehension, Inference & Interpretation, Analysis, and Synthesis & Generalization
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in context
Draw conclusions or deduce meanings not explicitly present i n the text
Determine the main idea, topic or theme of a text
Language Arts - Writing: Organization of ideas, Language Facility, Writing Conventions, Development of Ideas, Organization of Ideas
Recognize verb, pronoun, and modified forms
Social Studies: Geography, history, economics, political science, and behavioral science
Participants in this course will also be able to use computer software designed to reinforce HiSET instruction and provide opportunities for practice testing. The purchase of textbooks is required.
Students should also enroll in ZABE-017 if preparation in Mathematics and Science is required.
The exams are offered at STCC, through our Authorized Testing Center.