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Prepare for College

Prepare for College

If you want to go to college, but you’d like to get a head start on your academic journey, our college preparation courses may be right for you.

In our classes, you will get a chance to review and practice academic reading and writing skills, brush up your math skills, and learn college success skills.

It costs $25 per quarter no matter how many classes you take.

Who should take College Prep?

  • You want to start a degree or certificate program
  • You just finished high school or your GED but you have not started college
  • You got your high school diploma or GED a long time ago and you want to refresh your skills
  • You would like to improve your English and math skills before you start college

Course Details

We have preparation classes in English and math. You can take both, or just focus on either English or math. You have the additional choice of taking a College Success course.

Academic English (non-credit):

  1. English for Technical Programs – AE57 Pre-College English I: This class will prepare you for writing and reading in professional and technical programs (e.g. Welding, Cosmetology, etc.)
  2. Academic English – AE67 Pre-College English II: This class will prepare you for success in ENG101 and other writing intensive courses (e.g. Communications, Psychology, History, etc.).

Math Preparation (non-credit):

  1. Math Literacy Pathway – AE48 Math Fundamentals: This class will prepare you for MATH87.
  2. STEM and Business Pathway – AE68 Algebra Foundations: This class will prepare you for MATH71.

For more information on math pathways, check our website.

College Success

A college success class which matches your academic journey. You will receive college credit on completion.

  • Technical Education Navigation and Strategies for Success (APLED102)
  • Strategies for Success (GUID102)
  • College and Career Strategies for Business Technology (BT152)
  • Steps to Success in Health Careers (HED103)
  • College Success (SFCC) – learn general college success skills.

Steps to Enroll

Email: or call 509-533-7221

Tell us you are interested in enrolling in the College Prep Program. We will invite you to an orientation to meet with a counselor and set up your pathway.

You will work with a counselor to make sure that College Prep is the right pathway for you, to get advice on your math track, and which college success class to take.


$25 a quarter, tuition assistance be available to those who qualify.

Locations and Schedule

Spokane Community College

Monday through Thursday
Call 509-533-7221 for information and specific times

Students who park on campus must buy a parking pass.
More Information: 509-533-8624

Rural Locations

Colville: 509-685-2120 or 800-276-8040
Inchelium: 509-722-3702
Newport: 509-447-3835 or 888-323-2399
Pullman: 509-332-2706 or 888-743-4767
Republic: 509-775-3675 or 800-276-8040, ext. 6410