We have the resources you need to improve your academic skills:
Skills assessment in math, reading, and writing
Personalized learning plans
Interactive computer programs
Free access to campus resources
Registration open all year
Call 707-995-7910 for more information.
In our free, easy-access computer lab or classes you can:
Study for math and English placement tests.
Prepare for high school equivalency tests such as the GED and HiSET.
Improve your reading, math and writing abilities for work and college classes.
Program Learning Outcomes
Improve skills in solving multi-step math problems (numerical and word) involving basic operations up to algebra and geometry
Improve ability to identify and summarize main ideas in short reading selections involving a variety of genres (essays, news articles, text books, etc)
Compose a competent and focused 2-6 paragraph response on an assigned topic.
Collaborate with others and demonstrate the characteristics of successful self-directed learners.
All of these courses are non-credit classes and do not have enrollment fees (except for the $10 per semester health services fee). For information on how to enroll, call (707) 995-7910 or visit the Administration building to meet with one of our advisors.
LEARN 502 – Academic Assistance & Tutoring
Academic Assistance & Tutoring provides individual and group assistance for academic success through study guidance, tutoring, and support. The course is designed for students seeking assistance with concurrent coursework. Open-Entry / Open-Exit.
LEARN 520 – Beginning Basic Academic Skills
General review of beginning to intermediate concepts of reading, writing, and math including strategies for preparing for the GED/HiSET exam. Open-Entry/Open-Exit.
LEARN 521 – Intermediate Basic Academic Skills
General review of intermediate concepts of basic reading, writing, and math. Builds on skills obtained in LEARN 520. Includes strategies in preparation for the GED/HiSET exam and post secondary coursework. Open-Entry/Open-Exit.
LEARN 530 – Fundamentals of Composition
Introduction to academic writing skills with emphasis on basic grammar and mechanics, varied sentence types, paragraphs, short essays, and the writing process.
LEARN 574 – Arithmetic for College
The study of whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, and decimals which involves concepts of prime and composite numbers, and prime factorization; ratio, proportion, percent; rounding and estimating sums, differences, products, and quotients. Concept applications, math vocabulary, and reasoning skills are emphasized.