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General Education Development (GED) Preparation Program

Placement Guide for General Education Development (GED) Preparation Program

Students should obtain the following minimum scale scores on the TABE 11 & 12 (Reading 576, Language 584, and Math 596 in order to gain the most benefit from the GED preparation program. If a student scores these minimum scale scores or higher in one competency (reading, language, or math) and less than these minimums in either or both of the others, the student can be enrolled in both GED and ABE programs of study as indicated by the individual test scores.

Students are placed in the appropriate level for each individual course. Refer to Course Placement Guide - GED Preparatory. Students whose TABE Forms 11 & 12 results fall between a 576 and 616, should not be post-tested.

EDU 100 is the GED-I (GED Integrated) course. To be eligible for enrollment in this course, students must place into ABE Level 5 or higher on at least two of the three skill areas on the TABE and be enrolled in one of the targeted college credit certificate programs concurrently.

Students who have taken the GED test and scored below the minimum required scale score on at least one, but not all of the subtests, are enrolled in one of the courses in the chart below based on their lowest score.

Course Placement Guide - GED Preparatory
Subject Area Subtest Literacy Completion Point

Course Placement
GED Prep Reasoning through Language Arts Language Arts

EDU 085
GED Prep Social Studies Social Studies

EDU 078
GED Prep Science Science
EDU 079
GED Mathematical Reasoning Math
EDU 077

 




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