Adult and Career Education (ACE)

Adult and Career Education (ACE)

  • Adult & Career Education Courses

    Basic Mathematics - TECM 1013
    This course is intended to teach and refresh students with basic math skills needed to be successful in the workplace.  Course focuses on basic math skills used in the workplace.  Topics include addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and word problems. 

    Technical Math - TECM 1003
    This course is intended to teach and refresh students with technical algebra skills relevant to technical occupations. Course focuses on technical math skills used in the workplace.  Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, and units of measurements.

    Algebra - TECM 1041
    This course is intended to teach and refresh students with technical algebra skills relevant to technical occupations. Course focuses on technical algebra skills used in the workplace.  Topics include equations and inequalities, polynomials, factoring, and other algebra skills

    Geometry - TECM 1049
    This course is intended to teach and refresh students with technical mathematical applications encountered in industry. Course focuses on technical mathematical applications used in the workplace.  Topics include geometric reasoning, parallel and perpendicular lines, polygons and quadrilaterals, perimeters, and circumference and area that are encountered in the workforce.

    Speech Communication & Rhetoric - COMG 1003
    This course is intended to teach and refresh students with basic reading and communication skills needed to be successful in the workplace.  Addresses essential listening, speaking, reading, writing and computational skills required by business and industry.

    Reading Comprehension - COMG 1006
    This course is intended to teach students vocabulary and communication skills needed to be successful in the workplace.  Addresses mastery of a selected vocabulary of technical/occupational terms, including appropriate pronunciation of terms and use of English language structures required by business and industry.

    Writing I and Composition - ETWR 1005
    This course is intended to introduce grammar, composition, basic writing and editing skills for technical writing. Focuses on the use of technical terms, graphics, and formatting technical documents for an academic essay.

    Writing II and Composition - ETWR 1043
    This course is intended to help students further hone their writing skills necessary to composing an effective argumentative essay. Grammar, composition, writing and editing principles applicable to scientific, technical and business documents. Topics include sentences, organization of ideas, editing for correctness, unity and coherence, pre-writing, outlining, and revising; and developing business, academic and technical writing.

Fast track, basic education and literacy programs: 

  • For those preparing for high school equivalency test (GED, HiSet, etc.) 
  • For those wishing to prepare for their college placement test (TSI, etc.) 
  • For those requiring extra support in remedial college level courses (REM) 

Basic Education courses include: 

  • Technical Math - TECM 1003
  • Algebra - TECM 1041
  • Geometry - TECM 1049
  • Speech Communication & Rhetoric - COMG 1003
  • Reading Comprehension - COMG 1006
  • Writing I and Composition - ETWR 1005
  • Writing II and Composition - ETWR 1043

Take all or one at a time.  Study at your own pace and timeline.  Classes offered every month and at a very affordable rate.  If you do not already have a recent TSI or similar placement test, a free assessment test will be provided to you upon enrollment to help you decide a course schedule tailored for your specific needs.

To Register for a course, go to CE Registration

Page last updated April 29, 2021.

Contact Information

Adult Basic Education
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

ael@delmar.edu
361-698-2101

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