Adult Basic Education & English as a Second Language (Transitional Studies)


>The Adult Basic Education program offers day, evening, and online classes to help students prepare for college and career success and/or complete a secondary credential. Classes offered include English Language Acquisition (English as a Second Language), High School Completion (HS+) and high school equivalency (GED® ) testing preparation, and brush-up math and English. The program offers integrated math, reading, writing, oral communication, digital literacy, and employment skills toward High School Completion credentials, college admission, and/or career changes. The curriculum is based on Career and College Readiness Standards. Students are placed in classes based on their current skill level. Students are served on a first-come, first-served basis. More information is available in the Basic Skills Office in Bldg. 10, Rm. 102, or call 253-589-5702 for more details.

There is a $25 tuition per quarter for each student enrolled in Basic Skills classes. Tuition waivers are available for eligible students.