Adult Education Program


Adult Education Courses

Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) courses are grant-supported and include GED® preparation, basic Reading, Math, and Writing skills improvement, and English as-a-Second Language courses. A modest non-refundable registration fee may apply. These courses may be appropriate for students who are:

  • high school incomplete
  • high school complete
  • Other language speakers

For information about Adult Education or Accelerate Ed, call the HCC Literacy Hotline, (713) 718-5400.
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Adult High School (AHS) offerings are fee-based and are intended to act as a credit recovery option for high school students. For information about Adult High School courses, call (713) 718-7611
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Accelerate Texas (ATX) offerings provide students with reduced tuition for concurrently enrolling in Adult Education courses that are integrated with semester credit hour based Level One Certificate career programs. Reduced tuition can amount to as much as a two-thirds discount on the full cost of career courses. For more information, email call (713) 718-2312.
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Community-Based Job Training (CBJT) is a collaborative effort by HCC and a number of high-profile nonprofit organizations to assist underemployed or unemployed individuals. All CBJT training programs are noncredit and like Accelerate Texas integrate career training with Adult Education classes. Financial aid is regularly available. All CBJT programs also can be configured to accommodate students whose second language is English. To find out more, email or call (713) 718-2311.
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IET/EL Civics offerings provide advanced English language learners with tuition assistance for concurrently enrolling in ESL courses that are integrated with Level One Certificate career programs.
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