This full-time, two-year program is for students who have successfully completed the Basic Skills Certificate - B (BSCB) program, have demonstrated continued growth in their learning, and are committed to full-time attendance. ASC students are expected to demonstrate maturity, independence, and personal responsibility as learners and members of the OC community. In the Advanced Skills Certificate (ASC) Program, course work continues to focus on literacy and math skills, self-management and interpersonal skills, creativity and self-expression, workplace awareness, and skills for increasing independence.
Successful completion of the BSCB Certificate.
Eligible students must have the recommendation of the department based on previous student demonstration of continued academic growth and maturity.
Students are required to complete 3 core courses and 9 electives (12 courses in total). Courses within the ASC Program are not in a required sequence. Courses will be offered in a variety of combinations and a variety of lengths at each campus. Eligible students will be able to enter at the beginning of any semester if space is available. ASE courses are skills based and adjusted to meet individual student need. Course work begins at each student’s level of competency. Skills aimed at and achieved will vary according to the needs, goals, and abilities of the students. Students are able to retake courses up to 3 times. Students will have a maximum of four years to complete the program (except under special circumstances, upon recommendation of the department and with permission of the Dean).
Students may choose to retake a course up to 3 times through consultation with the instructor and permission of the department and dean. The following factors will apply:
Adult Special Education
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