General Education Development (GED)

General Educational Development classes are offered for students who are working on meeting GED requirements to complete the battery of five exams; reading, writing, math, social studies, and science. GED is the process of earning the equivalent of a high school diploma. Online GED Academy study site is offered as an alternative to students who need to study at their own pace. Online GED Academy is an intuitive and interactive skills building
tutorial. The site is designed to increase technology skills and help students study for the GED examines.
Students earn the GED certificate when they receive passing scores on the five parts of this standardized exam. A new computer-based GED test begins 2014. A high school release is required for students sixteen and seventeen years old. Information on testing and school release may be obtained from the BMCC testing center in Pendleton at 541-278-5931. Students earning a GED may participate in the BMCC commencement exercises held in June.
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)