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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL 004 ESL Composition for American Academic Communication I (3) For undergraduate students who are beginning-intermediate level non-native speakers of English to improve their grammar and writing skills in preparation for future American academic writing assignments. This course may not be used to satisfy the basic minimum requirements for graduation in any baccalaureate degree program.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

ESL 005 Writing Tutorial (1) This course supplements ESL 015, providing focused instruction for non-native English speaking students in English composition and academic writing.
Effective: Spring 2013
  Concurrent: ESL 015

ESL 015 (GWS) ESL Composition for American Academic Communication II (3) For undergraduate students who are intermediate/advanced level non-native speakers of English to develop strategies for reading and writing American academic discourse.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher required inESL 004  

ESL 114G American Oral English for Academic Purposes (3) Instruction in ESL for graduate students, focusing on the use of oral language skills in an academic setting.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

ESL 115G American Oral English for ITAs I (3-9) Initial course in American Oral English for preparation of international teaching assistants.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: score below 150 on the American English Oral Communicative Proficiency Test (AEOCPT)  

ESL 116G ESL Composition for Academic Disciplines (3) For international students at the graduate level to engage in scholarly activity in their academic disciplines.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

ESL 117G American Oral English for ITAs II (3-9) Intermediate course in American Oral English for preparation of international teaching assistants.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: score of 150-199 on the American English Oral Communicative Proficiency Test (AEOCPT) or a grade of A- required inESL 115G  

ESL 118G American Oral English for ITAs III (3) Advanced course in American Oral English for preparation of international teaching assistants.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: score of 200-249 on the American English Oral Communicative Proficiency Test (AEOCPT) or a grade of A- required inESL 117G  

ESL 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

ESL 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

Last Import from UCM: November 18, 2017 3:00 AM

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