Basic & Transitional Studies provides instruction in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and math so students learn English, earn their high school credential, enter employment, and begin college-level studies. 

https://sites.google.com/a/southseattle.edu/bts/Home/non-credit-esl-program
  • English classes for immigrant and refugee language-learners at all skill levels.
https://sites.google.com/a/southseattle.edu/bts/Home/non-credit-esl-program/esl-for

  • Career pathway classes include I-BEST are also offered.  
https://sites.google.com/a/southseattle.edu/bts/Home/transitional-esl
  • Academic English for non-native English speakers who want to begin college-level classes. 
https://sites.google.com/a/southseattle.edu/bts/Home/high-school-21
  • High school completion for adults age 21 and older.
https://sites.google.com/a/southseattle.edu/bts/Home/abe-ged
  • Coursework specific to the GED tests and the COMPASS college placement tests.