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Winter 2015 ACT, SAT Preparation & Math Placement Test Courses

SAT PreparationThe following SAT Preparation and Math Placement Test courses are available this winter.

ACT 


Preparation for the ACT Test: Language Arts
This course will concentrate on preparing students for success on the English, Reading, and Writing tests of the ACT. Topics will include a review of punctuation and grammar, language, and reading comprehension. Emphasis will be on determining main idea, drawing inferences, locating and interpreting significant details, analyzing various literary relationships, determining meaning from context clues, and understanding the author’s purpose in writing. In addition, students will learn about the components of effective writing and developing arguments. Opportunities to practice writing indivdual essays will be given. Homework will be assigned and practice tests given. Textbook is provided. $165 (includes $65 in fees*)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Class DatesTimeLocationPriceCourse #
Saturdays, Mar 7 - Apr 11 (No class Apr 4)9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Hickory Ridge Building$165 (includes $65in fees)XK-501 6501 #9142
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Prep for the ACT Test: Quantitative Math and Science
This course will concentrate on preparing students for success on the Math and Science tests of the ACT. Topics will include a 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. Math preparation 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 be assigned. Textbook is provided. You must bring a calculator. $165 (includes $65 in fees*)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Class DatesTimeLocationPriceCourse #
Saturdays, Mar 7 - Apr 11 (No class Apr 4)1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Hickory Ridge Building$165 (includes $65in fees)XK-502 6512 #9146
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SAT Preparation
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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*)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Class DatesTimeLocationPriceCourse #
Saturdays, Jan. 24 - Feb. 219 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Hickory Ridge Building$305 (includes $70 in fees)XK-132 6509 #9841
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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*)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Class DatesTimeLocationPriceCourse #

Saturdays, Jan. 24 - Feb. 21 

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Hickory Ridge Building$180 (includes $70 in fees)XK-134 6589 #9843
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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*)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Class DatesTimeLocationPriceCourse #
Saturdays, Jan. 24 - Feb. 211:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Hickory Ridge Building$150 (includes $70 in fees)XK-133 6510 #9842
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Math Placement

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 provides a review of arithmetic, basic math functions, elementary algebra, geometry, and college math. Basic knowledge of fractions, decimals, and percents is required. $155 (includes $90 in fees*)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Class DatesTimeLocationPriceCourse #
Monday-Friday9 a.m. - 12 p.m.Hickory Ridge Building$155 (includes $90 in fees)YD-223 9101 #0772
Monday-Friday6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Hickory Ridge Building$155 (includes $90 in fees)YD-223 9102 #0773
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Preparation for Math Placement Test Online
This course is an online version of Preparation for the Math Placement Test. $130 (includes $70 in fees*)
(Required on-campus orientation on Mon, Aug 4, 5:30pm- 6:30pm at Hickory Ridge)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION 

Class DatesTime/LocationPriceCourse #
Oct. 6 - Oct. 27

Required on-campus orientation will be held Mon., Oct. 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Hickory Ridge Building.
Online $130 (includes $70 in fees)#9145 YD 266 9007
Nov. 3 - Nov. 24 

Required on-campus orientation will be held Mon., Nov. 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Hickory Ridge Building.
Online$130 (includes $70 in fees)#9147 YD 266 9008
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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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