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General Education Development (GED) Preparation in Grand Prairie, TX


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment form. Upon enrollment, the student will be given a Test of Adult Basic Education assessment (TABE). The student will be assessed on Reading, Writing and Mathematics. The student must score at least at 5.9 grade equivalency in Reading to enroll in this class. The student will be progress tested in each subject area after 60 clock hours to assess if they are prepared to pass the official GED examination.

Once the student has been accepted they will be subject to the school’s refund and cancellation policy. Class size is limited based upon space availability. Efforts are made to assign a class time that fits the prospective student’s schedule. The MT Training Center does not discriminate regarding race, creed, age, sex, or religion.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment form. Upon enrollment, the student will be given a Test of Adult Basic Education assessment (TABE). The student will be assessed on Reading, Writing and Mathematics. The student must score at least at 5.9 grade equivalency in […]

GED

Tuition and Fees

Registration: $100.00
Tuition: $2,959.50
Textbooks: $378.00
Exam Fees: $60.00
Total Cost $3,497.50

Class Schedule

Day and evening classes are scheduled Monday through Thursday as indicated below. Enrollment into the program begins every two weeks.

DAY SCHEDULE MONDAY - THURSDAY

Period 1 08:30 a.m. - 09:20 a.m. Break 09:20 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Period 2 09:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Break 10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Period 3 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Break 11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Period 4 11:30 a.m. - 01:00 p.m. Break 01:00 p.m. - 01:10 p.m.
Period 5 01:10 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.

EVENING SCHEDULE MONDAY - THURSDAY

Period 1 05:30 p.m. - 06:20 p.m. Break 06:20 p.m. - 06:30 p.m.
Period 2 06:30 p.m. - 07:20 p.m. Break 07:20 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Period 3 07:30 p.m. - 08:20 p.m. Break 08:20 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
Period 4 08:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

PROGRAM AND SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS

Contact Hours: 430
Length: 24 Weeks (Day Class)
24 Weeks (Evening Class)
Ratios: 20:1 (students/instructor)

Graduation Requirements

The graduating student must possess a more advanced knowledge of the English language including usage of general vocabulary, dialogue, work place terminology, and must possess a mastery of reading with understanding. The student will be prepared to test to receive their GED diploma. The GED diploma is the equivalent to a high school diploma and is recognized by most employers, vocational schools and colleges.

Objective

The General Educational Development (GED) program prepares students to pass the official GED examination. The course reviews all five GED subject areas: Language Arts Reading, Language Arts Writing, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science. The program is designed to incorporate classroom instruction, computer lab learning, and self-study and group study. The GED diploma is the equivalent to a high school diploma and is recognized by most employers, vocational schools and colleges.

Subject Hours
Number Lectures Lab Credits
LAR-200 Language Arts Reading 86 0 0.0
LAW-200 Language Arts Writing 86 0 0.0
MM-200 Mathematics 86 0 0.0
SS-200 Social Studies 86 0 0.0
SC-200 Science 86 0 0.0
Total Hours/Credits 430 0 0
Total Clock Hours: 430

Subject Description

LAR-200 Language Arts Reading- The student will be able to understand and interpret reading passages and to apply interpretations of these passages to new contexts. Passages are both fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will learn to comprehend, apply, analyze and synthesize drama, poetry, visual communications and business documents.
Prerequisite: None
Clock Hours:86
LAW-200 Language Arts Writing- The student will learn the major parts of speech: nouns, pronouns, verbs; the student will also study comma splices and mechanics. Students will also learn basic sentence structure and the difference between sentence fragments and complete sentences. Students will be able to write a 250 word five paragraph essay.
Prerequisite: None
Clock Hours:86
MM-200 Mathematics- The student will learn basic mathematics such as whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, proportions, algebra and geometry. Students will learn to use the Casio FX-260 calculator and the answer sheet grid. The student will also be able to learn to solve multiple step problems and estimate answers.
Prerequisite: None
Clock Hours:86
SS-200 Social Studies- The student will learn history, geography, civics and government. The student will learn to evaluate political cartoons, maps, charts and graphs. The student will learn to determine between fact and opinion and make assumptions based on the information provided. The course focuses on applying and analyzing concepts rather than remembering facts and dates.
Prerequisite: None
Clock Hours:86
SC-200 Science- The student will learn physical, life, earth and space science. The student will learn to think through and analyze situations in order to apply what was learned to make sound decisions. Students will apply critical reading skills and learn the basis of interpretation of charts, graphs and other illustrations.
Prerequisite: None
Clock Hours:86

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