The certificate in proficiency in ESL is intended for international students and non-native residents to develop proficiency in academic English and study skills.
Upon entering the program, students are given our language placement test to determine their entry level: Foundations, Intermediate, or Advanced.
To receive the certificate, a student must receive a “C” or better in each of the following:
ESL 051/051A Foundations I
ESL 053/053A Foundations II
ESL 062/062A Intermediate Grammar
ESL 064/064A Intermediate Reading
ESL 066/066A Intermediate Writing
ESL 068/068A Intermediate Oral Skills or
ESL 070/070A – Communication Skills
COMM 105/ESL 072/072A – Advanced Grammar
ESL 074/074A Advanced Reading
ESL 076/076A Advanced Writing
COMM 100/ESL 078/078A Advanced Oral Skills
Before exiting the ESL Program, students will take our language proficiency test in order to receive the internal certificate of proficiency.