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ICON Course Catalog 2012-2013
GED Preparation Courses
General Education Development
Many students and adults who did not complete a high school program of instruction have nevertheless acquired knowledge and skills comparable to those of a high school graduate. The purpose of the GED testing program is to provide these individuals with the opportunity to have their knowledge evaluated and recognized. The GED tests make it possible for qualified individuals to earn a high school "credential", thus providing opportunities for individuals to:
Designed to measure the major academic skills and knowledge in core content areas that are learned during the four years of high school, the GED tests are internationally recognized. When an adult passes the GED test battery, the resulting GED credential certifies that he or she has demonstrated mastery of the subject matter associated with high school completion.
The GED Test Battery is made up of the following 5 subtests:
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE GED TESTS?
In Idaho you must meet the following criteria to be eligible to test:
Contact the GED Chief Examiner for information how to proceed.)
While you are not able to take the GED Test Battery through ICON; Idaho Connects Online can provide GED training courses to assist you in preparing for the exam. Upon successful completion of the training courses, ICON will assist you with registering for the final GED exam. ICON will offer the following courses for students though the semester in which they turn 21. All courses are taught and supported by ICON certified staff members.
History and Geography (4 units/One Semester)
Language Arts (4 units/One Semester)
Math (8 units/One Semester)
Science (4 units/One Semester)
Changes to Note in GED Requirements:
A new GED Test Battery will begin on January 2, 2014. If you have already taken any of the Subtests from the current Test Battery, you will need to complete your missing subtest by December 31, 2013 in order to earn your GED credential, otherwise you will lose your current scores and will have to complete the entire New Test Battery to earn your GED credential. If you have questions, please speak with your advisor.