Adult Basic Education Program


This program is open to adults who need to strengthen and improve their basic skills.

Reading and writing classes emphasize vocabulary development and comprehension and help students learn to write paragraphs and essays.  Mathematics classes focus on basic arithmetic skills.

The program includes pre-GED®/HiSet® (High School Equivalency Test) classes in the five subject areas on the GED®/HiSet® test. ABE classes are designed to strengthen skills in reading, writing, computer literacy, and life skills.


List of ABE Courses

  • Individualized Learning Labs, Self-paced, Open-entry, & Multi-level Classes 

TRST 0035. Individualized Reading & Writing

TRST 0036. Reading/Writing Lab

TRST 037B. HS Learning Lab: Social Studies

TRST 0039. ABE/Pre-High School Equivalency

TRST 040A. HS Equivalency Prep: Language Arts

TRST 040B. HS Equivalency Prep: Mathematics

TRST 040C.  HS Equivalency Prep: Social Studies

TRST 040D. HS Equivalency Prep: Science


  • LEVEL I  

TRST 1321. Academic Reading 1

TRST 1322. Academic Reading & Writing 1.5

TRST 1324. Academic Writing 1

TRST 1422. Math Skills Development 1



TRST 2322. Academic Reading/Writing 2.5

TRST 2323. Media Literacy

TRST 2421. Math Skills Development 2

TRST 2422. Math Skills Lab

TRST 2533. Health Education

TRST 2731. The Americas in Film


  • Vocationally Related Courses

TRST 4600. Vocational Foundation Skills: Reading & Writing

TRST 4601. On the Job Communication Skills

TRST 4604. Vocational Foundation Skills: Mathematics

TRST 4605. Job Readiness, Study Skills, a& Test Taking Strategies

TRST 4640. Vocational Foundation Skills: Reading, Writing, & Study Skills

TRST 4644. Vocational Foundation Skills: Mathematics & Job Readiness