Essential Skills

Computer and Smartphone Skills

Computer Basics for Laptop and Desktop Devices

Jon Rager
Take this if you have little or no experience with personal computers and want to learn the basics. 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, June 19-28, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks             Littleton Campus
COMP 1001M01-58133            $119, includes manual closed

add to cartTue/Thu, July 31-Aug 9, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks        Littleton Campus
COMP 1001M02-58134                         $119, includes manual

Explore Windows Hands-on

Instructor TBD
Bring your own Windows devices or use ours (Windows 10) and explore this operating system. Organize and navigate through information on your device and learn about the file management system. Learn how to log on and discover tools and programs installed as well as helpful ones to consider. Discuss how to keep your device secure with Access Control and Defender and how to troubleshoot potential issues.

add to cartFri, June 1-8, 1-4 p.m., 2 wks                         Littleton Campus
COMP 1012M01-58135                         $135, includes manual

add to cartWed, Aug 1-8, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks                        Littleton Campus
COMP 1012M02-58136                         $135, includes manual

Understanding and Using the Cloud

Instructor TBD
Get the most out of your computer and learn basic computer concepts and understand how to control programs. Get an understanding of how to manage files both on your computer and using cloud storage and understand cloud computing. Learn the basics of searching the web and emailing with attachments. Understand how to keep your computer secure and basic troubleshooting tips.

Fri, June 15-22, 1-4 p.m., 2 wks                     Littleton Campus
COMP 1054M01-58137                                    $135, plus book closed

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, May 29-June 7, 6-8 p.m., 2 wks       Littleton Campus
COMP 1040M02-58287                                    $109 closed

Tue/Thu, July 10-19, 6-8 p.m., 2 wks              Littleton Campus
COMP 1040M01-58138                                    $109 closed

Online Options
These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go
to arapahoe.edu/wcp and follow the online links:

Keyboarding                                     ONLI 1022  $129
Introduction to PC Troubleshooting  ONLI 1214  $129
Introduction to Windows 10                                    ONLI 2029        $129      

English as a Second Language

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.

Tue, June 5-Aug 7, noon-2 p.m., 10 wks         Littleton Campus
LANG 1004M01-58146                                    $199, plus book closed

Thu, June 7-Aug 9, 6-8 p.m., 10 wks              Littleton Campus
LANG 1004M02-58147                                    $199, plus book closed

Tue/Thu, July 10-Aug 30, noon-2 p.m., 8 wks Littleton Campus
LANG 1004M03-58148                                    $199, plus book closed

add to cartTue, July 10-Aug 28, 6-8:30 p.m., 8 wks         Littleton Campus
LANG 1004M04-58149                                    $199, plus book

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, June 4-Aug 6, 6-8 p.m., 10 wks              Littleton Campus
LANG 1005M01-58150                                    $199, 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.

Thu, June 7-Aug 9, 6-8 p.m., 10 wks              Littleton Campus
LANG 1006M01-58151                                    $199, plus book closed

Online Options
These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go
to arapahoe.edu/wcp and follow the online links:

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.

*Books/Materials – Go to arapahoe.edu/wcp and follow the Supplies, Books, and Materials link 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 June 6, 2018.

Mathematics and Science for GED

Instructor TBD
An individualized program of instruction focusing on the Mathematics and Science sections of the exam. Bring a calculator. *Register by June 6.

add to cartMon, June 11-Aug 6*, 8:30-11 a.m., 9 wks         Littleton Campus
GEDP 1001M01-58140                                    $115, plus book

Tue, June 12-Aug 7*, 6-8:30 p.m., 9 wks        Littleton Campus
GEDP 1001M02-58141                                    $115, plus book closed

English and Social Studies for GED

Instructor TBD
An individualized program of instruction focusing on the Language Arts, Grammar, Reading, and Social Studies sections of the exam. *Register by June 6 and no class on Wednesday, July 4th.

add to cartWed, June 13-Aug 15*, 8:30-11 a.m., 9 wks         Littleton Campus
GEDP 1002M01-58142                                    $115, plus book

Thu, June 14-Aug 9*, 6-8:30 p.m., 9 wks       Littleton Campus
GEDP 1002M02-58143                                    $115, plus book closed

Online Options
These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go
to arapahoe.edu/wcp and follow the online links:

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, June 12-July 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 5 wks   Littleton Campus
MATH 1001M01-58145    closed                             $69

Online Options
These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go
to arapahoe.edu/wcp and follow the online links:

Introduction to Algebra                   ONLI 1067   $129
Math Refresher                                ONLI 1146   $129
Medical Math                                   ONLI 2215   $129

Writing and Grammar

Writing Skills and Grammar Refresher

Instructor TBD
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.

add to cartThu, July 12-Aug 2, 6-8:30 p.m., 4 wks          Littleton Campus
WRIT 1019M01-58144                                       $99, plus book

Online Options
These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go
to arapahoe.edu/wcp and follow the online links:

Writing Essentials                            ONLI 1055   $129
Grammar Refresher                        ONLI 1060   $129
Write Like a Pro                               ONLI 1119   $129