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  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

General Equivalency Degree (GED) Preparation


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Program Description The Adult Basic Education Program at Edmonds CC provides adult students, ages 16 and older, who do not have a secondary credential, with an opportunity to earn high school equivalency by preparing for and earning a GED® certificate in a college environment. The GED credential is awarded through the GED Testing Service and is administered by the Washington State Community and Technical College Office of Adult Literacy. Students have the option and support to earn short term certificates that lead to living wage jobs and higher level education and degrees while completing their GED.

Entry Requirements: Students should attend a GED orientation. During the orientation, students receive an overview of the GED program at Edmonds CC, information about the GED test and requirements, assessments in reading and math, and information about college and career opportunities at Edmonds CC. Students must meet minimum reading requirements to enroll in GED preparation classes. Following an orientation, students meet individually with an advisor to register for classes.

When to apply? Students may begin GED preparation classes fall, winter, spring, or summer quarters. Classes begin at the beginning of each quarter. Day and evening classes are offered.

Students are advised to

  • Attend orientation and advising prior to quarter start dates,
  • Meet regularly with their GED advisor for planning and support, and
  • Utilize campus resources.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

GED Advisors
Rebecca Kobernik | rebecca.kobernik@edcc.edu | 425.640.1997
Barbara Jacala-Whalen | barbara.whalen@edcc.edu | 425.640.1402

Department contact information
General Equivalency Degree | www.edcc.edu/ged
425.640.1593


Course options


Required courses vary. Please meet with your advisor to plan your program of study.

Internal Coding


EPC - blank
TC - Varies by student
CIP - blank
Last revised - 2016/06/07

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