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 low-intermediate certificate of specialization signifies a foundation in academic and daily communication skills.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses: 11 units Units
ESL 826 Writing for Multilingual Students II 5 units
ESL 846 Listening and Speaking II 3 units
ESL 856 Reading for Multilingual Students II 3 units
Total Required Units: 11