Adult Basic Education (ABE)


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must schedule an interview with the admissions office and submit a completed enrollment application. Upon enrollment, the student will be given a Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) assessment. The student will be assessed on reading, writing and mathematics. The student must score a minimum of a 4.0 grade equivalency in reading to enroll in this class. The student will be tested for progress in each subject area after 60 clock hours to access outcomes. Students who have increased their reading score to 5.9 grade equivalency in reading will be enrolled in the GED Preparation Program.

The MT Training Center does not discriminate regarding race, national origin, ethnicity, creed, age, sex, gender identity or religion. Special needs students will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Registration: $100.00
Tuition: $2,939.50
Textbooks: $378.00
Exam Fees: $80.00
Total Cost $3,497.50

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PROGRAM AND SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS

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

The graduating student must possess a basic knowledge of the English language including usage of general vocabulary, dialogue, work place terminology, and must possess a mastery of reading with understanding.

The ABE program is specifically designed for the English-as-a-Second Language
(ESL) student and prepares each student to enroll in the GED Preparation
program. The program has instruction in GED subject areas including Language
Arts Reading, Language Arts Writing, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science.
The program is designed to incorporate classroom instruction, computer
lab learning, self-study and group study.

Subject Hours
Number Lectures Lab Credits
LAR-100 Language Arts Reading 86 0 0
LAW-100 Language Arts Writing 86 0 0
MM-100 Mathematics 86 0 0
SS-100 Social Studies 86 0 0
SC-100 Science 86 0 0
Total Hours 0 0
Total Clock Hours:430
LAR-100

Language Arts Reading – The student will be instructed in understanding 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-100

Language Arts Writing – The student will be instructed in understanding the major parts of speech
to include nouns, pronouns, verbs, 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-100

Language Arts Mathematics – The student will be instructed in understanding 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-100

Social Studies – The student will be instructed in understanding 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 application and analyzing concepts rather than remember
facts and dates.

Prerequisite: None

Clock Hours:86

SC-100

Science – The student will be instructed in understanding 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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