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Major: Basic Skills and Developmental/Remedial Education


Basic skills and developmental/remedial education programs generally prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed to function in society.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Basic Skills and Developmental/Remedial Education, General
  • Basic Skills and Developmental/Remedial Education, Other
  • Career Exploration/Awareness Skills
  • Developmental/Remedial English
  • Developmental/Remedial Mathematics
  • Job-Seeking/Changing Skills
  • Second Language Learning
  • Workforce Development and Training


Schools That Offer This Major

Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Century College White Bear Lake
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar


Related Majors


College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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