Credit Programs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Credit Certificate

English as a Second Language Certificate: Advanced English Proficiency (EJ03)

The Advanced ESL Program is designed for students whose native language is not English. Each of the courses in the program will prepare students in the English language skills necessary for success in academic studies or in careers. After successfully completing the courses in the program with a grade of "C" or higher, students will receive a Competency Certificate in English as a Second Language.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Total Credits:

Note: A departmental replacement for one of the first four courses listed above may be approved for certain advanced students whose initial placement test scores or course performance indicates a high degree of language competence. Possible English-medium courses include: ENG* E222 or above, SOC* E101, POL* E111, HIS* E201, or HIS* E202.

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