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ESL Credit: Advanced ESL for Academics and Careers Certificate English as a Second Language Total Units: 14.5
Term Effective: Fall 2018

Description:

Students who complete the Advanced 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: Advanced ESL for Academics and Careers Certificate program are:

  • Complete 14.5 units from
    • Advanced ESL for Academics and Careers

Advanced ESL for Academics and Careers - complete 14.50 units
ESL 373CPESL Advanced Conversation/Pronunciation3.00
Complete a combination totaling at least 9.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
ESL 373Advanced Academic Reading and Writing for ESL Students9.00
ESL 373A AND
Advanced Academic Reading and Writing for ESL Students Part14.50
ESL 373BAdvanced Academic Reading and Writing for ESL Students Part24.50
Complete any combination totaling at least 2.50 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
BGN 110Exploring Business Careers1.00
COUN 162.1Career Assessment and Research1.00
ESL 332ESL for Desktop Applications1.50
ESL 334ESL for the Health Sciences3.00
ESL 335Vocational English as a Second Language for Culinary Arts3.00
ESL 353Practical ESL for Early Childhood Professionals3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2018

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:

ESL Credit: Advanced ESL for Academics and Careers - effective Fall 2017
Advanced 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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