Welcome to Basic Skills!
We can help you:
- Learn English as a second language
- Complete your high school credential
- Improve reading, writing, math and critical thinking skills
- Learn employability, communication, and computer literacy skills
Classes are located on campus and various off-campus sites throughout Duplin County. We also offer online preparation for the High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation.
If you tested in 2014 and beyond - To request a transcript students need to log in to their MyGED.com account.
If you tested in 2002-2013 - To request a transcript visit http://www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/gedrequest-a-transcript.
If you tested in 1942 - 2001 - To request a transcript please submit a Transcript Request Form.
High School Equivalency
There are 3 easy steps to completing your High School Equivalency Diploma:
- Complete the on campus orientation.
- Pass the reading and math placement tests.
- Complete the requirements for the High School Equivalency Diploma or Adult High School (AHS) Diploma program.
North Carolina High School Equivalency Diploma Program Requirements:
Pass the official test in each of the four subject areas – Reasoning Through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Mathematical Reasoning.
AHS Program Requirements:
Complete the following minimum requirements:
- 4 English Credits
- 4 Math Credits (Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, and 1 other math)
- 3 Science Credits (Earth Science, Biology, and Physical Science)
- 4 Social Studies Credits (World Studies, US History I, US History II, and Civics)
- 1 Health and PE Credit
- 6 Elective Credits
(Students under the age of 18 must complete an additional 6 electives for a total of 28 credits)
Adult Basic Education (ABE)
The ABE program is designed for persons 16 or older who function below the 9th grade level. Students receive individualized instruction in basic math, language and reading.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
The ESL Program is designed for adult students whose native language is not English. Instruction focuses on English skills which will enable students to interact effectively in the community and at the workplace.
For more information visit the Basic Skills office in Room 227 of the Boyette Building or call (910) 296-2468.