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ESL Credit: Intermediate ESL for Academics and Careers Certificate English as a Second Language Total Units: 22.5
Term Effective: Fall 2017

Description:

Students who complete the Intermediate ESL for Academics and Careers Certificate of Achievement will be prepared to meet the English language demands for a variety of occupations and for further academic study, including entry into college-level academic courses.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Produce writings that demonstrate organization and content, critical thinking, vocabulary and fluency, and grammatical accuracy for a variety of audiences and purposes.
  2. Comprehend reading passages in a range of contexts by identifying organizational strategies, main ideas, and details as well as paraphrasing and summarizing.
  3. Word-process writings of various types and access information on the Internet.
  4. Demonstrate content knowledge of the vocation(s) introduced in chosen electives.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the ESL Credit: Intermediate ESL for Academics and Careers Certificate program are:

  • Complete 22.5 units from
    • Intermediate ESL for Academics and Careers

Intermediate ESL for Academics and Careers - complete 22.50 units
Complete a combination totaling at least 9.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
ESL 371Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Students9.00
ESL 371A AND
Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Students Part 14.50
ESL 371BIntermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Students Part 24.50
Complete a combination totaling at least 9.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
ESL 372High-Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Students9.00
ESL 372A AND
High-Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Part 14.50
ESL 372BHigh-Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Part 24.50
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
ESL 371CPESL Intermediate Conversation/Pronunciation3.00
ESL 372CPESL High-Intermediate Conversation/Pronunciation3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 1.50 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
ESL 332ESL for Desktop Applications1.50
ESL 335Vocational English as a Second Language for Culinary Arts3.00
ESL 353Practical ESL for Early Childhood Professionals3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2017

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Intermediate ESL for Academics and Careers - effective Fall 2016

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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English as a Second Language