Applied Academics for Adult Learners is the course in which students with
vocational intent are enrolled for remediation in math, reading, and language
in order to meet state-mandated literacy exit levels for the career/technical
program they wish to pursue. Students with scores of 6.0 or higher are
eligible, although we do not typically enroll students into Applied Academics
until they have completed ABE at the 9.0 level. Students may be enrolled in
Applied Academics whether they are currently enrolled in a career/technical
program or not, as long as they have vocational intent.
Applied Academics may also be used for students if they meet all the
The student is a high school graduate (standard diploma or GED),
The student has all three TABE scores at 9.0 or higher.
The student has vocational intent (plans to enroll in a vocational program at PTEC, SPC, or
other postsecondary institution).