This certificate provides students whose first language is not English with an opportunity to develop proficiency In English at an advanced Standard American English level. The program is designed for students who plan to continue in another college degree or certificate program, supplement an advanced degree from another country, or function In an English-speaking workplace, either in the United States or internationally. English skills of students entering the program will be evaluated for appropriate placement. Once begun, movement through these courses is dependent upon the successful completion of courses level by level and the satisfaction of prerequisites, such as the completion of EN101 or En105 before taking EN102. Students who wish additional study or need full-time status may matriculate In a degree or additional certificate program once they have successfully completed the required level 4 Advanced ESL courses. In this way, students may complete the ESL Certificate while beginning coursework in their majors.
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