Quick Facts
Degree Non-Credit Certificate
Areas of Study Foundational Skills

This certificate of completion is comprised of six non-credit courses that range from ESL beginning to advanced. These non-credit courses generally serve our immigrant population who seek language skills for employment and daily living. Instruction follows a communication-based approach to language learning. The last level in this sequence, ESL 336, acts as a transition course for students who want to pursue academic studies.

This certificate is approved through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. Upon satisfactory completion of the listed requirements and filing an application for graduation with Admissions and Records, the student’s transcript will reflect completion of this certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student should be able to:

  • Meet three of the four course level student learning outcomes for the highest level course in the Program, ESL 236 or ESL 336.

Required Non-Credit Courses

  • ESL 331 Beginning Low
  • ESL 332 Beginning High
  • ESL 333 Intermediate
  • ESL 334 Intermediate High
  • ESL 336 Advanced

For reference only as of 2019/2020

Degree Requirements and Courses

Learn more about certificate and degree requirements, course content, recommended sequence, and schedule.

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