Essential Skills

Computer and Smartphone Skills

Computer Basics for Laptop and Desktop Devices

Jon Rager
If you have little or no experience with personal computers and want to learn the basics this class is perfect for you. Explore the main components of a typical computer system and the basic elements of the Windows interface. Navigate in Windows Explorer, organize files and folders, search for items on a computer, and personalize Windows. Learn to use an Internet browser and explore tips for routine maintenance. Computers provided.

Tue/Thu, Sep 25-27, 6-9 p.m., 2 sessions   Littleton Campus
COMP 1001F01-68021            $119, includes manual closed

Wed, Oct 17-24, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks        Littleton Campus
COMP 1001F02-68022            $119, includes manual closed

add to cartTue/Thu, Nov 13-15, 6-9 p.m., 2 sessions  Littleton Campus
COMP 1001F03-68023                      $119, includes manual

Get the Most from Your Apple iOS Devices Hands-on

Steve Sande
Get the personal assistance you need! Through hands-on interaction with an Apple expert and author, discover the features of your mobile iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone devices. Explore: settings, browsers, email, and network connectivity; Apple apps, iLife and iWork apps suites; the App Store, buying apps, music, movies, books and TV shows; using an iOS device instead of a regular PC; photo and video fun, and more. No experience is necessary. Bring your iPad or iPhone to the class.

add to cartTue, Nov 6-Dec 4, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks            Littleton Campus
COMP 1025F01-68024                               $119

Get the Most from Your Android Devices Hands-on

Jon Rager
Bring your device (tablet, smartphone) and get the assistance you need to use your electronic tool to the fullest! Learn to navigate your device, discover the world of apps for navigation, entertainment, work productivity, photography, and more. Explore security and safety features to keep your data safe. Learn to network your device and even talk to your computer.

Tue/Thu, Oct 2-11, 6-8 p.m., 2 wks       Littleton Campus
COMP 1040F01-68025                           $109 closed

add to cartMon/Wed, Nov 5-14, 6-8 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1040FP1-68026                           $109

Keyboarding Skills Improvement

Lauren Cavarra
Do you want to learn to touch-type or improve your existing typing skills? This course is designed for beginning level students that want to learn proper keyboarding skills using technique, accuracy, and speed. Discover how to read from the printed page or computer screen without looking at the keyboard; learn detailed formatting techniques for processing documents in Word or Google Drive; know the alphabetic, numeric, and symbols keys, and successfully complete a timed writing test to see your improvement. Students will receive a printed certificate showing their speed in words per minute and will leave feeling confident at the keyboard!

add to cartSat, Nov 3-10, 9 a.m.-noon, 2 wks          Littleton Campus
YTHC 1170F02-68194 (Grades 9-Adults)        $99

Online Options

These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Course Name Course Number Cost
Keyboarding ONLI 1022 $129
Introduction to PC Troubleshooting ONLI 1214 $129
Introduction to Windows 10 ONLI 2029 $129

 

English as a Second Language

Orientation Session

All new students must attend an orientation session before registering for classes. This session will consist of a placement assessment and overview of the English as a Second Language program at ACC. The orientation sessions for fall are:

  • Wednesday, August 8 at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 9 at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 15 at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 16 at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m.

English as a Second Language classes are 10 weeks. Classes begin September 10 and end November 16, 2018. Classes are held two days a week for two hour sessions.

*Please call 303.797.5722 to sign up for any of our English as a Second Language courses.

Beginning English as a Second Language

Instructor TBD
For beginners who speak little English. Learn to speak, read and begin to write in the English language. Discover fun facts about Colorado while you learn.

Mon/Wed, Sep 1-Nov 14,9:30-11:30 a.m., 10 wks    Littleton Campus
LANG 1004F01-68033                      $185, plus book closed

Tue/Thu, Sep 11-Nov 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 10 wks   Littleton Campus
LANG 1004F02-68034                        $185, plus book closed

Intermediate English as a Second Language

Instructor TBD
If you have completed Beginning English as a Second Language or if you can speak and read English at the 4th grade level, this is the appropriate class for you.

Mon/Wed, Sep 10-Nov 14, 9:30 -11:30 a.m., 10 wks  Littleton Campus
LANG 1005F01-68035                          $185, plus book closed

Tue/Thu, Sep 11-Nov 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 10 wks      Littleton Campus
LANG 1005F02-68036                         $185, plus book closed

Advanced English as a Second Language

Instructor TBD
Get more confident in your reading, writing, and conversational skills. This is a continuation of Intermediate English as a Second Language or you may obtain permission from the instructor.

Mon/Wed, Sep 10-Nov 14, 9:30 -11:30 a.m., 10 wks  Littleton Campus
LANG 1006F01-68037                         $185, plus book closed

Tue/Thu, Sep 11-Nov 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 10 wks      Littleton Campus
LANG 1006F02-68038                        $185, plus book closed

Online Options

These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Course Name Course Number Cost
Writing for ESL ONLI 1105 $129
Grammar for ESL ONLI 1106 $129

 

GED Preparation

If you are 17 years of age or older, register for these preparation classes which are designed to help you improve skills to complete the online GED exam. Practice tests are available online at GED.com for $6 per subject and $24 for all five. Your scores will indicate whether you are ready to take the official test or if you should take a preparation class. You may re-enroll for these courses each term until you are ready to take the official GED test. The class tuition does not include the official GED test fee. More information about taking the test is online at GED.com or through the ACC Testing Center at 303.797.5993.

It is highly recommended that students purchase the TI-30XS calculator that is permitted for use during the official GED test.

Limited GED Course Scholarships are available based on financial need and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up the application form in A1215. Deadline for applying is August 31, 2018.

Mathematics and Science for GED

Shelly Stephens
An individualized program of instruction focusing on the Mathematics and Science sections of the exam. Bring a calculator. *Register by September 10.

add to cartMon, Sep 17-Nov 12, 8:30-11 a.m., 9 wks         Littleton Campus
GEDP 1001F01-68027                                  $115, plus book

add to cartTue, Sep 18-Nov 13, 6-8;30 p.m., 9 wks         Littleton Campus
GEDP 1001F02-68028                                  $115, plus book

English and Social Studies for GED

Lori Dubetz/Zachary Clark
An individualized program of instruction focusing on the Language Arts, Grammar, Reading, and Social Studies sections of the exam. *Register by September 10.

add to cartWed, Sep 19-Nov 14, 8:30-11 a.m., 9 wks         Littleton Campus
GEDP 1002F01-68029                                 $115, plus book

add to cartThu, Sep 20-Nov 15, 6-8:30 p.m., 9 wks       Littleton Campus
GEDP 1002F02-68030                                   $115, plus book

Online Options

These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Course Name Course Number Cost
GED Test Prep Five Subjects ONLI 1237 $129
GED Test Prep Math ONLI 1239 $129

 

Math Refresher

Math Skills Refresher

Instructor TBD
Have your math skills grown rusty? Are you anxious about getting a good score on the college math placement test?  Was your score not what you hoped it would be? Become more competent in basic arithmetic operations, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, percents, problem solving and test taking skills. Reduce your anxiety and gain confidence with math. You can do it!

Tue, Sep 18-Oct 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 5 wks   Littleton Campus
MATH 1001F01-68032                               $69 closed

Online Options

These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Course Name Course Number Cost
Introduction to Algebra ONLI 1067 $129
Math Refresher ONLI 1146 $129
Medical Math ONLI 2215 $129

 

Writing and Grammar

Writing Skills and Grammar Refresher

Karyl Chalfin
Are you in need of a refresher for college or to write that report or business letter? Whatever your goals, a grasp of effective writing skills and English grammar is important for writing or speaking. Gain confidence to produce clean, grammatically correct work and to speak correctly whether with an individual or for a group. Discuss and practice English grammar basics such as sentence structure and punctuation. Write for clarity and for your audience. Practice what you learn through online, at home, and in-class exercises.

Thu, Oct 4-25, 6-8:30 p.m., 4 wks          Littleton Campus
WRIT 1019F01-68031             $99, plus book closed

Online Options

These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Course Name Course Number Cost
Writing Essentials ONLI 1055 $129
Grammar Refresher ONLI 1060 $129
Write Like a Pro ONLI 1119 $129