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|ESL: Academic Preparedness and Career Development Certificate
||English as a Second Language
Total Hours: 175
The Certificate of Completion in Academic Preparedness and Career Development prepares high intermediate level ESL students with the English language and literacy skills needed to function independently in most vocational and academic situations. The certificate focuses on developing the requisite level of reading, writing and speaking skills needed to matriculate to credit level ESL courses.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate listening, speaking and reading skills needed to clearly communicate and understand information and ideas in personal, academic and
- write more extensive notes and short reports or compositions; and
- successfully adapt to new cultural settings at work, school and the community and demonstrate cross-cultural skills in multi-cultural settings.
The requirements for the ESL: Academic Preparedness and Career Development Certificate program are:
Complete requirements from
- Academic Preparedness and Career Development
|Academic Preparedness and Career Development - complete 175 hours|
|Complete 1 - 2 courses from below|
|ESL 716 AND||High Intermediate Non-Credit English as a Second Language||105.00|
|ESL 716RW||Intermediate Non-Credit ESL Reading/Writing||52.50|
|ESL 781||Transitional Reading/Writing/Grammar for NC ESL Students||157.50|
|ESL 781A AND||Low Interm Read/Writ/Gramm for Transitional NC ESL Pt 1||78.75|
|ESL 781B||Low Interm Read/Writ/Gramm for Transitional NC ESL Pt 2||78.75|
|Complete 1 course from below|
|ESL 716CP||Intermediate Non-Credit ESL Conversation/Pronunciation||52.50|
|ESL 722||ESL Computer Literacy||52.50|
|ESL 732||ESL for Computer Studies||26.25|
|ESL 735||Vocational English as a Second Language for Culinary Arts||52.50|
|ESL 753||Practical ESL for Early Childhood Professionals||52.50|
It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.
Choose only one (1) of the requirement options. There are three (3) options to choose from.
Required courses option A: ESL 716 and ESL 716RW
Required courses option B: ESL 781
Required courses option C: ESL 781A and ESL 781B
Plus one (1) course from the list of electives:
Complete one (1) elective course: ESL 716 CP, ESL 722, ESL 732, ESL 735, or ESL 753