Opportunities Industrialization Center of Anne Arundel County currently offers courses in GED Preparation, Computer Skills, and English as a Second Language. All OIC courses are free of charge to all our students.
OIC's Online GED Prep class will start on Mid October 2020. The classes will target Math and Science in a two-hour format. The instruction will target Language Arts (English) and Social Studies. (Starts Mid October) Time: TBD Please call 443-433-5900 x 4 to register
OIC's GED preparation course is designed to help you pass the GED exam. Our instructors, Ms. Simms and Ms. Adams, tailor the instruction to the level of their students' ability. OIC's courses cover the four modules (sections) of the now all electronic GED exam. The four modules of the GED are: • Reasoning Through Language Arts (155 minutes, must be taken in English) • Science (95 minutes, may be taken in Spanish) • Social Studies (75 minutes, may be taken in Spanish) • Mathematical Reasoning (120 minutes, may be taken in Spanish) A passing score is 145
OIC's Language Arts course offers instruction/review on basic grammar, paragraph writing, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. OIC's Mathematics course teaches/reviews basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, division, fractions, and decimals, as well our instructor also covers basic algebra and geometry. OIC's social studies course covers aspects of U.S. and world history, U.S. government, and geography. Our science course offers instruction/review of basic scientific concepts including life science, earth and space science, and basic physics. And all these courses are FREE!
Think you might be ready to take the GED? Call OIC to schedule a practice tests. The practice tests are about half the length of the official GED exam and are available at www.GED.com. Practice tests are an excellent way to determine if you are ready for the exam or to let you know what areas you should study.
Ready to schedule your GED Exam? OIC recommends AAWDC testing facility at the Glen Burnie One Stop Center. You must schedule your exam through www.GED.com. Please call OIC if you would like assistance with the scheduling process. We're happy to help! The Language Arts module of the exam must be taken in English, however the other three may be taken in Spanish.
Have a disability? You may qualify for an accommodation of extra time when taking the GED. Visit www.GED.com for information, or call or stop by OIC's office for information about qualifying for accommodations.
Need to build your English skills? Through our Partnership with the Center of Help, we Offer English classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skills. Whether you need to start with the basics or speak English well but need to improve your reading and writing skills, we have a class to suit you. Please call our partner The Center of Help at 410-295-3434 to enroll.
OIC of Anne Arundel County, Inc., 2600 Solomons Island Rd Room 103, Edgewater, MD 21037 Executive Director Ed.firstname.lastname@example.org 443-433-5900 ext. 4 Office 410-263-8004 Fax