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|Certificate of Completion in Basic Interpersonal Communications
||English as a Second Language
Total Hours: 0
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The Certificate of Completion in Basic Interpersonal Communication prepares high beginning and low- intermediate level ESL students with the English language and literacy skills needed to function independently in English in a variety of vocational and academic situations. The program focuses particularly on the acquisition of reading, writing and speaking skills needed to function independently at work, school and in the community.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
Recommended Sequence of Courses
- Demonstrate listening and speaking skills needed to communicate at work and in the community;
- read and interpret critical information in the workplace, at school and in various community settings;
- fill out applications and write short notes about school, work and/or community-related issues, in writing and/or on the computer; and
- demonstrate appropriate cultural behavior in school and work-related settings in the United States including the ability to work collegially in
Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, please view the recommended course sequence.
The requirements for the Certificate of Completion in Basic Interpersonal Communications Certificate program are:
Complete requirements from
- Basic Interpersonal Communications
|Basic Interpersonal Communications - complete 0 hours|
|ESL 714||Beginning High Non-Credit English as a Second Language||105.00|
|ESL 715||Intermediate/Low Non-Credit English as a Second Language||105.00|
|ESL 714CP||Beginning-High Non-Credit ESL Conversation/Pronunciation||52.50|
|ESL 714RW||Beginning-High Non-Credit ESL Reading/Writing||52.50|
|ESL 724||Vocational English for Speakers of Other Languages Workshop||70.00|
|ESL 732||Beginning ESL Computer Basics||26.25|
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.
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.
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.
3 courses needed for this certificate
Required Courses: ESL 714 and ESL 715
Complete one course: ESL 714CP, ESL 714RW, ESL 724 or ESL 732