Course Title: 

BASIC SKILLS AND DEVELOPMENTAL/REMEDIAL EDUCATION

Course Definition: 

Courses that focus on the fundamental knowledge and skills that individuals need to function productively in society. These CIP codes are not valid for IPEDS reporting.

Course Sub Families Description: 

For description refer the sub courses

Basic Skills and Developmental/Remedial Education, General.

A general program that focuses on the fundamental knowledge and skills that individuals need to function productively in society.

Developmental/Remedial Mathematics.

A program that focuses on the development of computing and other mathematical reasoning abilities and skills.

Job-Seeking/Changing Skills.

A program that focuses on the development of skills related to job searches and self-marketing. Includes instruction in assessing one's own capabilities and skills; filling out an application; and handling an interview.

Career Exploration/Awareness Skills.

A program that focuses on the linkage between individual capabilities and needs and the job market. Includes instruction in the variety and scope of available employment, how to access job information, and techniques of self-analysis.

Developmental/Remedial English.

A program that focuses on the fundamental knowledge and skills in reading, writing and speaking that individuals need to function productively in society.

Second Language Learning.

A program that focuses on the development of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a language or languages, other than the mother tongue, that are needed to perform day-to-day tasks. Includes instruction in the use of basic communication skills to develop and transmit ideas and thoughts.

Basic Computer Skills.

A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to operate a computer, including computer concepts, keyboarding and mouse skills, using computer hardware and software, and basic troubleshooting.

Workforce Development and Training.

A program that focuses on learning or upgrading basic skills in order to enhance job performance, promote career development, or train for a new job.

Basic Skills and Developmental/Remedial Education, Other.

Any instructional program in basic skills not listed above.

Subject Stream in High School: 
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Typically choices are from the following subjects:
    History, Political Science, Geography, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Design, Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Home Science, Cookery, Fashion Designing, Physical Education, Yoga, Foreign Languages, Music, Drama, Travel and Tourism

Note* - Course Data Adopted from the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)