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.

add to cartMon/Tue/Wed/Thu, June 10-13, 6-8 p.m., 4 Sessions | Littleton Campus
COMP 1001M01-58084 | $129 computers and manual provided

add to cartTue/Thu, July 9-18, 4:30-6:30 p.m., 2 weeks | Littleton Campus
COMP 1001M03 – 58242 | $129 computers and manual provided

add to cartMon/Tue/Wed/Thu, Aug 26-29, 6-8 p.m., 4 Sessions | Littleton Campus
COMP 1001M02-58085 | $129 computers and manual provided

Get the Most from Your Android Devices Hands-on

Jon Rager
Learn how Android smartphones and tablets have changed the way the world communicates. Then, dive in to explore your own device. Bring your Android smartphone and tablet to get hands- on time with the assistance you need to develop proficiency. Learn to navigate your device, discover the world of apps, GPS navigation, media and entertainment, work productivity, photography, and more. Explore security and safety features to keep your data safe. Even talk to your device!

add to cartTue/Thu, May 14-23, 6-8pm, 2 wks | Littleton Campus
COMP 1040S01-80008 | $109

add to cartMon/Tue/Wed/Thu, June 24-27, 6-8 p.m., 4 Sessions | Littleton Campus
COMP 1040M01-58086 | $129

add to cartTue/Thu, July 23-Aug 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m., 2 weeks | Littleton Campus
COMP 1040M03-58243 | $129

add to cartMon/Tue/Wed/Thu, Aug 19-22, 6-8 p.m., 4 Sessions | Littleton Campus
COMP 1040M02-58087 | $129

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

 

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 four. 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.

Limited GED Course Scholarships are available based on financial need and offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Email acc.wcp@ arapahoe.edu for scholarship information and an application.

Mathematics and Science for GED

An individualized program of instruction focusing on the Mathematics and Science sections of the exam.

Mon, June 3-Aug 12, 8:30-11 a.m., 10 wks | Littleton Campus
GEDP 1001M01-58088 | $115 plus book | closed
*no class held on July 1

Tue, June 4-Aug 13, 6-8:30 p.m., 10 wks | Littleton Campus
GEDP 1001M02-58089 | $115 plus book | closed
*no class held on July 2

English and Social Studies for GED

An individualized program of instruction focusing on the Language Arts, Grammar, Reading, and Social Studies sections of the exam.

Wed, June 5-Aug 4, 8:30-11am, 10 wks | Littleton Campus
GEDP 1002M01-58090 | $115, plus book | closed
*no class held on July 3

Thu, June 6-Aug 15, 6-8:30pm., 10 wks | Littleton Campus
GEDP 1002M02-58091 | $115, plus book | closed
*no class held on July 4

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

 

Writing, Grammar, and Communication

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.

Tue, June 11-July 2, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks | Littleton Campus
WRIT 1019M01-58092 |$99, plus book | closed

The Miracle of Communication – Respecting and Enjoying Communication Skills

Keith Brown
Boost your confidence and enhance your self-esteem with hands-on modules designed to help adult learners better appreciate, understand, and apply interpersonal communication skills. Topics include objective and subjective meanings of words, emotional and intellectual filters in comprehending ourselves and others, assumptions, habits, the impact of training and experience, non-verbal signals, self-talk, and how strong communication skills can contribute to effective leadership. Group exercises and discussion help formulate concepts which are then applied to both workplace and personal relationships.

Wed, June 12-July 10, 6-9pm, 5 wks | Littleton Campus
BUSI 1071M01-58093 | $149 | 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