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Course Information and Descriptions
GXS 229
Sex, Gender, and Power (3-0)
3 Hours
This course will examine the major sociological concepts, theories,
and research methods in relation to gender issues. It will explore the
development of gender roles cross-culturally, as well as the
consequences of dividing society along gender lines. Topics for
discussion may include: gender role socialization, cross-cultural
definitions of gender, underrepresentation on the basis of gender,
gender differences in communication, gender issues in relation to the
family, workplace, and schools, media images of men and women,
and gender-based violence.
GXS 229 and SOC 229 are cross-listed.
Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness
Recommended: SOC 121
Fulfills the CLC I/M Education Requirement.
IAI: S7 904D
GXS 299
Special Topics in Gender
and Sexuality Studies (Variable)
1-3 Hours
This course addresses the in-depth study of special topics in gender
and sexuality that do not have specific courses in the catalogue.
Course content will vary depending on the topic being studied and
may include gendered topics in biology, psychology, sociology,
anthropology, philosophy, political science, history, economics or
literature. This course may be taken up to four times for a maximum
of 6 credit hours towards degree completion.
Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness
Fulfills the CLC I/M Education Requirement.
May be taken four times, but any topic only once
General Education
Development (GED)
Adult Basic Education, GED® and ESL Division
Building 4, (847) 543-2021
Adult Education classes are intended for people who live in Lake
County. They are not appropriate for students with B1, B2, F1,
F2, J1 or J2 visas, nor are they appropriate for short-term visitors
to the U.S.
In general, students must be at least 18 years old in order to enroll
in adult education classes. However, 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds
may register with an official Secondary School Reference Form
signed by their local High School authorized representative. U.S.
High School graduates and 16-year-olds must meet additional
eligibility requirements. Students must attend an orientation
session before scheduling a placement test and attending classes.
The Adult Basic Education, GED and ESL Division provides several
specific types of educational opportunities and is funded in part by
grants from the federal government.
GED 10
Pre-GED I (Variable)
3-6 Hours
This course is an individualized program in general language
development and mathematics. Students progress at their own rates
in reading comprehension, English grammar, spelling, and
punctuation as well as mathematics. The program is designed to raise
basic skills in mathematics, reading, and language to a level which
will enable students to pursue the GED program.
272
GED 11
GED Preparation II Low (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This course is an individualized program in general language
development and mathematics. Students will progress at their own
rates through reading comprehension, English grammar, spelling,
and punctuation as well as mathematics. The program is designed to
raise basic skills in mathematics, reading and language to a level
which will enable students to pursue the GED program.
GED 12
GED Reading 1 Low (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This course focuses on critical reading techniques. It provides
information-processing skills that will be useful in GED preparation
and in an academic or workplace environment.
GED 13
Pre-GED Mathematics 1 (Variable)
3-6 Hours
This mathematics course will cover real number system and charts/
graphs with more than one variable.
GED 14
GED Reading 2 Low (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This course incorporates reading and analysis of informational
selections to develop critical reading skills necessary for success on
the GED exam.
GED 15
Pre-GED Mathematics 2 (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This mathematics course will cover dependent probability, functions
and graphs of linear equations.
GED 16
GED Reading 3 Low (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This course introduces students to Social Studies texts, concepts and
skills in preparation for the GED exam.
GED 17
Pre-GED Mathematics 3 (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This mathematics course will cover theorems of geometric figures
and coordinate geometry.
GED 18
GED Reading 4 Low (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This course will emphasize the development of basic scientific skills.
In addition, scientific vocabulary and reading comprehension will be
addressed to assist students in preparing for the GED Science exam.
GED 19
Pre-GED Mathematics 4 (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This mathematics course will cover mathematical symbols their
limitations, and measurement.
GED 20
GED Preparation I (Variable)
3-6 Hours
This course is a preparation for those who want to take the General
Educational Development Examination (G.E.D.) to earn their high
school equivalency certificate. It is for adults who have not
completed high school.
GED 21
GED Preparation II (3-0)
3 Hours
This course if for those who need further instruction before
attempting the General Educational Development Examination
(G.E.D.) to earn their high school equivalency certificate.
GED 22
GED Reading 1 High (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This course broadens reading comprehension skills and builds
vocabulary skills. It provides information-processing skills that are
necessary in GED preparation and in an academic or workplace
environment appropriate to the course level.
GED 23
GED Algebra 1 (Variable)
0.5-4 Hours
This mathematics course will cover the real number system,
quantities, and structure in expressions.