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Noncredit Continuing Education Courses for Winter 2014

NOTE: Room numbers are posted in each building lobby on the day of class.

ACT Preparation

•SAT Preparation

•Math Placement



ACT Preparation

Preparation for the ACT Test: Language Arts ★NEW!★

This course will concentrate on preparing students for success on the English, Reading, and Writing tests of the ACT. Topics will include a punctuation and grammar review of the English language, reading comprehension review emphasizing determining main idea, drawing inferences from text, locating and interpreting significant details, analyzing various literary relationships in text, determining meaning from context clues, and understanding the author's role in writing text. In addition, students will learn about the components of effective writing and of writing an effective argument as well as given various opportunities to practice writing an effective essay. Practice tests and homework will also be assigned. $165 (includes $65 in fees*)
►Sat 9am-12:30pm, Mar 8-Apr 5

#9141 XK 501 6540 Hickory Ridge
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Preparation for the ACT Test: Quantitative Sections ★NEW!★
This course will concentrate on preparing students for success on the Math and Science tests of the ACT. Topics will include review content presented in Earth Science, Physical Science, Chemistry,and Biology through analyzing data representations and relationships, developing and interpreting research summaries based on experiment reports, and analyzing conflicting viewpoints. The math preparation review will consist of reviewing and practicing various math concepts contained in basic math, pre-algebra, elementary and intermediate algebra, coordinate and plane geometry, and trigonometry. Practice tests and homework will also be assigned. $165 (includes $65 in fees*)
►Sat 1pm-4:30pm, Mar 8-Apr 5
#9144 XK 502 6543 Hickory Ridge
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 SAT Preparation

Preparation for the SAT
If you are planning to take the SAT this academic year, this course will prepare you for both the verbal and math sections. Verbal preparation includes improving vocabulary, essay writing, and reading comprehension. Math preparation includes basic math through Algebra II. Students should have taken Geometry. Test taking tips will be covered. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. Parents or guardians of students under 16 years of age will be required to complete a special form that will be given to these students on the first day of class. You must bring a calculator. $305 (includes $70 in fees*)
►Sat 9am-4:30pm, Apr 26-May 31 (No class May 24)
#9749 XK 132 6726      Hickory Ridge
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Preparation for the SAT Verbal Test
If you are taking the SAT this academic year and only need preparation in the verbal section, then you should take this course. Verbal preparaton includes improving vocabulary, essay writing and reading comprehension. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. Parents or guardians of students under 16 years of age will be required to complete a special form that will be given to these students on the first day of class. $180 (includes $70 in fees*)
►Sat 9am-1pm, Apr 26-May 31 (No class May 24)
#9752 XK 134 6727       Hickory Ridge
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Preparation for the SAT Math Test
If you are taking the SAT this academic year and you only need preparation in the math section, you should take this course. Math preparation includes basic math through Algebra II. Students should have taken Geometry. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. Parents or guardians of students under 16 years of age will be required to complete a special form that will be given to these students on the first day of class. You must bring a calculator. $150 (includes $70 in fees*)
►Sat 1:30pm-4:30pm, Apr 26-May 31 (No class May 24)
#9751 XK 133 6728 Hickory Ridge
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Math Placement

Preparation for Math Placement Test Online
This course is an online version of Preparation for the Math Placement Test. $130 (includes $70 in fees*)
►Mon, Mar 3-Mar 31
#9383 YD 266 9134
(Required on-campus orientation on Mon, Mar 3, 6:30pm- 7:30pm at Hickory Ridge)
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Preparation for Math Placement Test
This course is a partnership between Howard Community College's Division of Continuing Education and the HCC Credit Math Department. This course is recommended for those who wish to improve their chances of being placed into a higher level credit math course. The course offers an overview of basic math functions, elementary algebra, geometry, and college math. Course requirement: You must have a basic knowledge of fractions, decimals, and percents to enroll. $155 (includes $90 in fees*)
►Mon,Tue,Thu 6:30pm-9:30pm, Jun 9-Jun 19
#3849 YD 223 9301 Hickory Ridge 
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Course Notes
*Fees not eligible for waiver.
**Neither XE courses nor their fees are eligible for waiver.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will provide list at first class.
(T) =  Textbook recommended or required.  Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.






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