English as 2nd Language (ESL)

ESL-091  Technical English I    0 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Lecture: 8, Lab 0, Other 0

ESL-097  English as a Second Language I    4 Credits

Prerequisites: None
Terms Offered: As needed
The first course in a three-part sequence providing instruction and practice in speaking, reading, listening, and writing in English for students whose first language is not English. It focuses on grammar, vocabulary, and syntax of the English language. A placement exam at the end of this course will determine placement in the next ESL class or in COMM-101. As a basic skills course, it cannot substitute for any of the general education courses required of all students. Credits for ESL-097 do not apply to degree requirements.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 22

ESL-098  English as a Second Language II    4 Credits

Prerequisites: ESL-097
Terms Offered: As needed
The second course in a three-part sequence providing instruction and practice in speaking, reading, listening, and writing in English for students whose first language is not English. It develops the grammar, vocabulary, and syntax of the English language based on the foundation established in ESL-097. A placement exam at the end of this course will determine placement in the next ESL class or in COMM-101. As a basic skills course, it cannot substitute for any of the general education courses required of all students. Credits for ESL-098 do not apply to degree requirements.
Lecture: 22, Lab 0, Other 0

ESL-099  English as a Second Language III    4 Credits

Prerequisites: ESL-098
Terms Offered: As needed
The third course in a three-part sequence providing instruction and practice in speaking, reading, listening, and writing in English for students whose first language is not English. It develops the grammar, vocabulary, and syntax of the English language based on the foundation established in ESL-097 and ESL-098. A placement exam at the end of this course will determine placement in COMM-101 or repetition of ESL-099. As a basic skills course, it cannot substitute for any of the general education courses required of all students. Credits for ESL-099 do not apply to degree requirements.
Lecture: 4, Lab 0, Other 22