English as a Second Language


Credit Certificates

Noncredit Certificates

Gainful Employment Disclosure Data


Credit Courses

Initial recommended placement in the credit ESL program is based on results of 1) the ESL Placement Examination 2) a writing sample, and 3) consultation with the student; for continuing students, successful completion of courses with letter grades requires a grade of "C" or higher. Credit ESL courses are not intended for native speakers of English.

Credit, Non-Degree Applicable Courses

Credit, Degree Applicable Courses

Noncredit Courses

These courses are designed for students whose fi rst or native language is not English. Students gain profi ciency in English to fi nd employment, to continue their education, and to function successfully in the culture and society of the United States. Survival skills are stressed in the fi rst three levels of the program. Vocational paths provide a bridge to vocational training. Up to 90 ESL credits may be used as elective credit for the high school diploma.

ESL, Academic

ESL, Bridge

ESL, Citizenship

ESL, Focus

ESL, Noncredit General

ESL, Vocational