College of Prospective Students: College Prep Program

Free College Preparation Courses

The College of Professional Studies first offered free college preparation courses for adults in northwest Indiana in October 2010. A grant from the Ball Venture Fund has made it possible to expand the program to additional locations.

These courses are designed to help prepare nontraditional students for college coursework. However, the courses are open to any adult regardless of whether the student intends to enroll in a degree program at Indiana Tech or any other college. The goal is simply to help them brush up on skills that are commonly in demand in the workforce.


English: Adapted from ENG 1100 Introduction to College Writing, which focuses on elements of standard written English including grammar, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure. Course will meet four times for two-hours each time.

Math: Adapted from MA 1000 Foundations of College Mathematics, which focuses on computation, percentages, solving equations, and graphing. Course will meet four times for two-hours each time.

Computer Basics: Covers basics of computer use such as how to access and navigate the Internet, how to use email, and an introduction to basic applications such as word processing and spreadsheet software. Course will meet twice for two-hours each time.


Each course is completely free, including materials.


Courses are open to any adults, based on space availability. Contact information for each location is noted in schedule below.

Fort Wayne area

The Computer Basics course will be offered four times at Blue Jacket, Inc., 2826 S. Calhoun St., in Fort Wayne. All classes will meet from noon to 1:45 p.m.

  • Call the Warrior Information Network at 888.832.4742 to register.
  • There are no scheduled dates at this time.
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