Learning Center North Courses

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CECO 1
GED Advanced-Learning Center North (1-10)

Reading for understanding. Writing five connected paragraphs with standard conventions. Applied math to calculate discounts, interest, measurements of more complex figures. Creation and use of tables/graphs. Basic science and social studies topics/terminology. GED orientation and test taking skills. Focus: passage of GED subject tests. Prerequisite: CASAS Appraisal score of 245 or higher.

CECO 2
GED Basic - Learning Center North (1-10)

GED subject test preparation. Writing: writing connected paragraphs emphasizing introduction, body, conclusion. Math: use of fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percents, and exponents to solve multi step problems. Science/social studies topics and concepts. Reading: comprehension and conclusions from text. Focus: GED completion. Prerequisite: CASAS Appraisal score of 236 or Higher.

CECO 22
Reading and Writing for Life 2 (5)

Students will read with understanding by determining the reading purpose, selecting appropriate reading strategies, monitoring comprehension, analyzing information, and integrating information with prior knowledge. Students will write about family needs, job situations, or community roles.

CECO 23
Math Skills for Life 2 (5)

Students will learn the four basic math operations using whole numbers and will identify and use all basic math symbols. They will use computational tasks related to life roles i.e. understanding payroll stubs.

CECO 32
Reading and Writing for Life 3 (5)

Students will read with understanding by determining reading purpose, selecting appropriate reading strategies, analyzing information, and integrating information with prior knowledge. Students will write several connected paragraphs with correct mechanics, usage, and varied sentence structure.

CECO 33
Math Skills for Life 3 (5)

Students perform all four basic math operations with whole numbers and fractions, choose correct math operations to solve story problems, and convert fractions to decimals. Students apply these skills to authentic materials, e.g. balancing a budget. Credits depend upon student entry into program.

CECO 42
Reading and Writing for Life 4 (5)

Students read for understanding by determining purpose, selecting strategies, monitoring comprehension, analyzing information, and integrating it with previous knowledge in subject specific areas. Students write connected paragraphs in essay format while using academic English conventions.

CECO 43
Math Skills for Life 4 (5)

Students apply, in various situations, mathematical concepts and procedures to estimate, solve problems, and/or carry out tasks involving whole numbers, decimals, fractions, ratio and proportion, percents, measurements, and tables and graphs.

CECO 85
Special Topics In Learning Center North (5)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in LCN.

CECO 95
Advanced Special Topics In Learning Center North (1-5)

Classes focusing on advanced specific issues and/or topics of interest in LCN.

CECO 98
Building College Engagement and Readiness (1-3)

Serving a Multi-Level student skill setting ranging from high basic skills to college ready, students will be building communication engagements strategies/structures, near-mid and long-term education and employment goal setting. Student will also learn advocacy skills and how to access and engage college and community resources for immediate and future needs.

CECO 99
College Success and Persistence (1)

In a multilevel setting, with a very individualized focus, the student works with the instructor to build vision, strengthen mindset, and develop skills to successfully persist to their educational and life goals.

CECO 101
Preparation for Education and Career (10)

Course is designed to familiarize, support, and encourage students on their post-secondary journey. It introduces readiness skills involving functional technology, career and program exploration and academic success strategies. The emphasis is on developing student mindset, individual agency, and community development. Includes wraparound support via case manager as students develop skills to engage in the core themes of academics, community and career.  Prerequisite: Enrollment in the CECO program. Previously CEO 101. Student option grading.