Program Overview

Strong English-language skills are required for success in the American higher education system, preparing students to succeed in transfer-level coursework and degree/certificate programs. Outside of higher education, the ability to communicate effectively in English is a requirement for many jobs and stronger English skills can lead to promotions and more diverse employment options. The high-intermediate certificate of specialization signifies readiness to communicate with confidence in college, at work, or in the community.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses: 11 units Units
ESL 827 Writing for Multilingual Students III 5 units
ESL 847 Listening and Speaking III 3 units
ESL 857 Reading for Multilingual Students III 3 units
Total Required Units: 11