The English and Reading Support Certificate of Competency is intended for students who want to improve their writing and reading skills. This may include students enrolled in English, ESL, and Reading classes, or those enrolled in content-area classes or the nursing program who want additional English and Reading support. This program is also intended for students who want to improve their writing and reading skills for the workplace and for purposes of lifelong learning.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of vocabulary and reading comprehension skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of college and lifelong reading strategies.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the grammar, punctuation, sentence skills and/or composition skills on which they have focused.
Required Courses (54 hours) Hours
ENG-885 Writing Clinic 27
ALR-887 Reading Clinic 27