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College Prep

Spring 2024 Community Education College Prep Courses

View the Spring Course Book as a PDF

High School Equivalency Prep, College Transitions, and ESOL

General Education Development (GED)

SUNY Schenectady is pleased to offer GED courses through a partnership with Capital Region BOCES and Washington Irving Educational Center.

In Albany
Students in the Albany area who are interested in acquiring a high school diploma by taking the GED should contact Capital Region BOCES at 518-694-4510 or 518-862-4707 to register.

In Schenectady
Students in the Schenectady area who are interested in taking the GED or are interested in ESOL should contact Washington Irving at 518-370-8220 to register.

English as a Second Language

Mondays and Wednesdays
January 17-May 15
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
CRN #10752
CFA 173-01
Fee: $75

This basic course is designed to assist ESL (English as Second Language) students from the community learn to speak and write the English language. It focuses on correct pronunciation, conversational skills, writing skills, and necessary grammar lessons. This course has an open enrollment. Register for English as a Second Language.

College Transition

Mondays and Wednesdays
January 17-May 15
1-3 p.m.
CRN #10831
CFA 177-51
Fee: $50

This course is aligned with the academic skills required for college placement and diagnostic tests and will review the reading, writing and math skills required for college placement as well as reinforce competency in reading comprehension, essay editing, quantitative reasoning and problem solving. In addition, students will receive assistance with navigating the college application, as well as the admissions and financial aid processes. Students will also receive assistance mitigating postsecondary educational barriers; accessing SCCC campus resources and how to utilize local, state and federal funding sources beyond PEL and TAP funds tin order to defray tuition, childcare and living expenses. Register for College Transition.