College & Career Readiness

College & Career Readiness

Nash Community College's College & Career Readiness Program includes the instructional areas of Adult Basic Education, Adult High School Diploma, Compensatory Education, English as a Second Language and High School Equivalency. All College & Career Readiness courses are offered without cost to participants. High School Equivalency testing candidates, however, are required to pay a $20.00 testing fee per subject area for the 4 GED exams or $10.00 testing fee per subject area for the 5 HiSet exams. College & Career Readiness classes may be organized at any time, and in any location, where 12 or more persons are interested if the budget allows.

For additional information regarding the College & Career Readiness Program, contact (252)451-8305 or (252)451-8246.

Adult Basic Education provides an educational program for adults who are interested in developing their basic skills in reading, writing, math, and general living. The program focuses on adults who have limited reading skills and provides a classroom approach utilizing traditional and non-traditional methods to deliver instruction.

Classes Offered

Foundational Reading/Writing: This course is a fully integrated approach to teaching reading, composition, and grammar. Emphasis is placed on reading comprehension, vocabulary development, critical analysis, reading rate, and the composition of clear, organized, grammatically correct assignments.

Foundational Math I: This course will develop skills, in whole numbers, order of operations, decimals, proportions, percentages, integers, and solving simple algebraic equations using instruction, workbooks, and Upon completion, students will have gained a deeper understanding of the basic math fundamentals.

The High School Equivalency program is designed to offer adults an opportunity to earn the high school equivalency diploma (High School Equivalency). Coursework prepares students to take the four official tests for GED® completion: Reasoning Through the Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning. In addition, this program also offers another high school equivalency diploma known as HiSet, where students will be prepared to take the five official tests: Reading, Science, Social Studies, Math, and Writing.

Classes Offered

HSE Math I: This course will develop skills in the order of operations, integers/absolute value, measurement systems, simple interest, writing and solving simple algebraic equations, data analysis, and calculating mean, median, mode, and range.

HSE Math II: This course will develop skills in algebraic problem solving, including expressions, polynomials, quadratic equations, liner equalities, functions, and geometry. Students who complete this course should be prepared to take the Math HSE examination.

HSE Writing: This course will develop and refine persuasive writing skills and, in the process, prepare students for the essay portions of high school equivalency examinations.

Fast Track Success: Fast Track classes are designed to reinforce skills at a fast pace in preparation for any high school equivalency examination. The integrated content includes instruction in the fields of science and social studies.

The Adult High School Diploma Program is available to adults who wish to complete their high school education. This program is offered cooperatively by Nash Community College and the Nash-Rocky Mount School System. Each student progresses at his/her own rate in the competency-based program. Students must complete 22 units of credit for the Adult High School Diploma Program. Credits must be earned in the traditional high school subjects.

The English as a Second Language Program serves foreign-born adults with limited English proficiency. The program focuses on the development of basic communication and survival skills. Competencies are taught in the areas of listening, speaking, writing and day-to-day living skills. For more information, please contact Aida Solorzano.

NCC Adult Education Off-Campus Classes

The Dream Center                        
2033 Brandon Lane                        
Rocky Mount, NC                        
Monday 8:00am -12:00pm & Wednesday 8:30am – 10:30am ESL EL/Civics         
Tuesday & Thursday 8:30-10:30 ESL

DEL Center                           
205 South White Street                        
Whitakers, NC                            
Tuesday & Thursday 5:30pm - 8:30pm ABE/High School Equivalency        
508. S. Davis Street
Rocky Mount, NC
-Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm ABE/High School Equivalency

Rocky Mount Middle School (Hammond Street Entrance)
Rocky Mount, NC
252-451-8305 or 252-451-8246
Monday-Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm ABE/High School Equivalency

For additional information regarding the College & Career Readiness Program, call (252) 451-8305 or (252) 451-8246.