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Basic Studies

Basic studies programs provide for the employment and pre-college educational needs of adults 19 years or older regardless of previous educational background or ability. Courses are individualized to better serve the special needs of each student. All courses are offered on a continuous enrollment basis.

All course offerings are subject to change. The college cannot guarantee class offerings, designated times or specific instructors - as funding levels and student interest may affect whether or not an offering is available.

Offered by Spokane Falls Community College

  • Basic Computer Skills
    Instruction may be basic or review depending upon student needs in the following areas: basic computer literacy, WordPerfect, keyboarding, data base and spreadsheets.
  • Basic studies Courses Offered
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Class English Credits
Class Mathematics Credits

Offered by the Institute for Extended Learning

  • Adult Basic Education
    Adult students enrolled in these courses receive individualized instruction in mathematics, language arts, reading and survival skills. The program is appropriate for students testing at or above the third-grade reading level.
  • Adult High School
    Required and elective courses for a high school diploma are provided at adult high school. All instruction is individualized. Prior credits, GED completion, military work and life experiences may be considered.
  • Citizenship
    Instruction is offered to help immigrants successfully take the United States citizenship exam. Coursework covers a variety of topics including history, government, culture and U.S. contemporary life.
  • General Educational Development (GED)
    Individualized instruction is provided in mathematics, language arts, social studies, science and literature. Coursework is designed to prepare students for college or employment. Certificates are issued by the superintendent of public instruction upon completion of the five-part GED examination. This certificate represents alternative educational achievement. It is not a high school diploma.

Visit the Institute for Extended Learning Web Site


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