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ABE 083 - Bridge to College

15 Credits
The ESL Bridge to College Class will facilitate learning about college resources, student success skills, college admissions, and about college pathways and options for transitioning to college. This course is designed to help students know more about college so they can move to college credit courses in 1-2 quarters.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Non-credit ESL students who are interested in transitioning to college. 
Active Date 20200330T21:14:02

Grading Basis Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-15
Class Limit 35
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 165
Total Contact Hours 165
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
Topics to be covered include:

  • People and Resources: offices and people on campus who can support you in college classes.
  • How to become a college student: Highline Application, Financial Aid, Advising, Placement, etc
  • College Pathways and Classes: Research and learn about I-BEST programs, Jumpstart English, English 97, 101 and 101+, Math Classes, Healthcare PATHS, and other programs.
  • Academic Plan: With help from an advisor, make a plan for the next two quarters. 

Student Learning Outcomes
Explain one's own career choices by using a career assessment tool or other resources in exploring career choices.

Describe one's intended pathway after studying ABE/ESL to college pathways, including I-BEST and Jumpstart.

Describe one's own funding plan for college based on comparison of funding options.

Clearly describe campus resources that can help support one's college education.

Create an educational plan for the next 2 quarters.

Accurately demonstrate steps to apply to college.

Use transition skills appropriate for ABE/ESL.

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