ESL students are placed within the sequence of courses in the Advanced English as a Second Language Certificate according to their English abilities.  Students completing this pattern of study will have a beginning level of fluency in the English language which will help them be successful in academic courses, CTE courses, or general employment.

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

  • Write English, such as essays, at an academic level.
  • Communicate in English so that students can function with native speakers in academic transfer-level courses or work environments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of patterns and expectations of United States culture, especially in the college and work environments.
Required Courses (270 hours) Units
ESL-850 Advanced American College English 90
ESL-849 High Intermediate American College English 90
ESL-848 Intermediate American College English 90