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Edmonds Community College    
  Dec 15, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ABE 081 - Social Studies/Writing

Maximum of 10.0 possible Credits
Students learn to read, analyze text, and write academically using contextualized social studies content for High School Completion, HS21+, transition to college, GED®, or state diploma equivalency tests. Orientation and advising are required before taking this course.
Prerequisite Orientation and advising are required before taking this course.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze social studies text to create an evidence based argument.
  2. Describe basic principles of one or more of the following: US Constitution, economics, civics, sociology, political science, or international relations.
  3. Apply a variety of reading and writing strategies to analyze social studies content.
  4. Read to deduce information from visual representations such as maps, charts, graphs, or pictures.
  5. Produce writing that logically develops and supports key ideas and arguments using standard English conventions.

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