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GED® College Ready and College Ready + Credit


In fall of 2019, NWACC became the first community college in Arkansas to adopt the GED® College Ready and College Ready + Credit programs. Once you've earned your GED, you may qualify for one of the two programs and earn up to 10 semester hours, saving you money as you begin your higher education.  


Program Information

Through the GED® College Ready program, those who have taken General Education Development (GED), have scored a minimum of 165 and have demonstrated skills that are consistent with those required to be college and career readiness standards may earn a high school equivalency credential and be eligible to enroll directly in credit-bearing courses at NWACC.

Through the GED® College Ready + Credit program, those who have taken GED and have scored a minimum of 175 and demonstrate some of the skills that are taught in college-level courses may be eligible for up to three credits in math, three credits in science, three credits in social studies, and one credit in English at NWACC.

 

Program Structure

Title College Ready Score Plus Credit Score # of Credits Course

The 2014 GED® Test: Science
College Ready+Credit

165 and above 175 and above 3 semester hours

ANTH 1013 Intro to Biological Anthropology

The 2014 GED® Test: Social
Studies College Ready+Credit

165 and above 175 and above 3 semester hours

PSYC 1003 Successful First Year Student

The 2014 GED® Test: Mathematical Reasoning College Ready+Credit

165 and above 175 and above 3 semester hours

MATH 1203 College Algebra

The 2014 GED® Test: Reasoning Through Language Arts
College Ready+Credit

165 and above 175 and above 1 semester hour lower division credit

1 hour Humanities Elective