Adult Education

Community Partnerships

ACC is committed to helping our community move mountains. That is why we partner with local community agencies, associations and non-profits to provide fun and educational programs at very affordable prices or for free. Take a look at what our partners are offering this spring.

Scam Check: Cover Your Assets

Ezra Coopersmith, Better Business Bureau Denver/Boulder
Consumers lost an estimated $16 billion to fraud in 2016, an increase of $1 billion since 2015. While this number is staggering, it is possible for consumers to become informed and stay one step ahead of scammers. This course aims to equip students with knowledge that will help them avoid falling victim to fraud. During this course a comprehensive understanding of various scam types that are prevalent in today’s marketplace, as well as strategies for avoiding these scams and how to report them will be covered.

Thu, Jan 25-Feb 8, 10:30 a.m. - noon, 3 wks    Littleton Campus
PERS 1006S01-80281                                   $15 closed

Add to CartMon, Apr 16-30, 10:30 a.m. - noon, 3 wks    Littleton Campus
PERS 1006S02-80282                                            $15

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and would like to know more about it, this program provides information on detection, possible causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. To register online go to www.arapahoe.edu/wcp, or call 303-797-5722.

Add to CartMon, Mar 26, 6-8 p.m.    Littleton Campus
PERS 1007S01-80283      Free, Registration Required

Add to CartMon, May 14, 6-8 p.m.    Littleton Campus
PERS 1007S02-80284      Free, Registration Required

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. Take a free pre-GED test online. Your scores will indicate whether you are ready to take the official test or if you should take a preparation class. You may re-register and pay 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 available through the ACC Testing Center or by calling 303.797.5993.

*Books/Materials – Go to Supplies, Books, and Materials page to get the required book and supply information. 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-serve basis. Pick up the application form in A1215. Deadline for applying is September 1.

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 January 22 and no classes the week of March 12 due to spring break.

Add to CartMon, Jan 29-Apr 2*, 8:30-11 a.m., 9 wks         Littleton Campus
GEDP 1001S01-80031                                      $115, plus book*

Tue, Jan 30-Apr 3*, 6-8:30 p.m., 9 wks         Littleton Campus
GEDP 1001S02-80032                   $115, plus book* closed

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 January 22 and no classes the week of March 12 due to spring break.

Wed, Jan 31-Apr 4*, 8:30-11 a.m., 9 wks    Littleton Campus
GEDP 1002S01-80033                    $115, plus book closed

Thu, Feb 1-Apr 5*, 6-8:30 p.m., 9 wks     Littleton Campus
GEDP 1002S02-80034                    $115, plus book closed

GED Prep Online

These classes are conducted online.

Course Name Course Number Cost
GED Test Prep Five Subjects ONLI 1237 $179
GED Test Prep Math ONLI 1239 $139

Math Refresher

Math Refresher Boot Camp

Ricky Aaron
Have your math skills grown rusty? Are you anxious about getting a good score on a specific math test? Do you want to help a family member with math? Become more competent in basic arithmetic operations, fractions, decimals, percents, problem solving and test taking skills. Refresh or learn basic algebra and geometry. Reduce your anxiety and gain confidence with math. You can do it!

Wed, Jan 24-Feb 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 5 wks      Littleton Campus
PERS 1045S01-80032                              $99, plus book closed

Add to CartTue, Mar 20-Apr 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 5 wks      Littleton Campus
PERS 1045S02-80036                                       $99, plus book

Online Math Classes

All of these courses are conducted online.

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

Writing and Grammar Refresher

Writing Skills and Grammar Refresher

Karyl Chaflin
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, Jan 18-Feb 8, 6-8:30 p.m., 4 wks    Littleton Campus
WRIT 1019S01-80037               $99, plus book closed

Add to CartThu, Apr 5-26, 6-8:30 p.m., 4 wks    Littleton Campus
WRIT 1019S02-80038                        $99, plus book

Other Online Writing Options

Work at your own pace and still get help! Try an online writing class. These classes provide good and relevant information for your writing career or hobby and at a great value.

Course Name Course Number Cost
Writing Young Adult Fiction ONLI 1100 $129
Writing for Children ONLI 1113 $129
The Craft of Magazine Writing ONLI 1061 $129
Mystery Writing ONLI 1114 $129
Introduction to Screenwriting ONLI 1191 $129
Write Your Life Story ONLI 1115 $129
Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book ONLI 1029 $129
Essentials and Publishing - Course Name Cours Number Cost
Writing Essentials ONLI 1055 $129
Grammar Refresher ONLI 1060 $129
Writeriffic: Creativity Training For Writers ONLI 1062 $129
Research Methods for Writers ONLI 1065 $129
Fundamentals of Technical Writing ONLI 1066 $129
Introduction to Journaling ONLI 1097 $129
Beginning Writer’s Workshop ONLI 1110 $129
The Keys to Effective Editing ONLI 1112 $129
Write Like a Pro ONLI 1119 $129
Advanced Fiction Writing ONLI 1176 $129
Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published ONLI 1116 $129
Introduction to Internet Writing Markets ONLI 1122 $129
Publish and Sell Your e-books ONLI 1202 $129