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English as a Second Language C.S.

Department: English as a Second Language

Total Credit Hours: 18-22 credits

A Certificate of Specialization in English as a Second Language that targets non-native speakers who are working to build English language skills while preparing to take college courses in all disciplines. This certificate contains 18-22 credit hours, encouraging mastery of English Reading, Writing and Speaking skills, and would consist of at least, but not limited to six courses.

Required Courses

SCC Institutional Requirements

  • Complete specific program requirements as listed below.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours or the certificate requirements whichever is less at SCC.
  • Earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.

Introduction to Global Studies3

SubjectCourseTitleCredits
General Education Requirements (9-12 credits)
Writing ESL 107 or Intensive Grammar Review for Non-Native Speakers or 3-4
ESL 108 or Intermediate Composition for Non-Native Speakers or
ESL 109 Research Writing for Non-Native Speakers
Speaking & Listening ESL 103/SPE 100 or Pronunciation & Communication & Listening for Non-Native Speakers or 3-4
ESL 105 Advanced Conversation & Speaking Skills for Non-Native Speakers/Oral Communication
Reading ESL 104 or College Reading for Non-Native Speakers Advanced or 3-4
ESL 106 College Reading for Non-Native Speakers
* Elective if students have tested out of Reading ESL 100 or Welcome/Orientation to SCC for Non-Native Speakers or 3
ESL 109 Research Writing for Non-Native Speakers
Advanced Communication & Culture Requirements (6 credits- choose two courses)
Reading RDG 111 Reading Across the Disciplines 6
Writing ENG 101 English Composition I
ENG 102 English Composition II
Speaking & Listening SPE 101 Oral Communications
Culture GLS 101 Introduction to Global Studies
MUS 111 Music Appreciation
MUS 250 Music Audio Production I
Music Performance Class
ART 1001 Art Appreciation
ART 1105 Digital Art Studio
Art Studio Course
Elective-Choose One ART (Studio Art) 3
BTC 101 Keyboarding
BTC/CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications
BTC 130 Customer Service Excellence
BTC 131 Telephone Communication Skills
BTC 132 Time Management
BTC 135 Your Professional Image
BTC 136 Electronic Communication with Stakeholders
BTC 137 Interpersonal Skills
CPT Courses (Non-English intensive)
ESL 100 SCC Success and Skills for Non-Native Speakers
ESL 107 Intensive Grammar Review for Non-Native Speakers
ESL 108 Intermediate Composition for Non-Native Speakers
ESL 103/SPE 100 Pronunciation, Communication, and Listening for Non-Native Speakers
ESL 105 Advanced Conversation and Speaking Skills for Non-Native Speakers
ESL 109 Advanced Conversation and Speaking Skills for Non-Native Speakers
ESL 120 Advanced Conversation and Speaking Skills for Non-Native Speakers
ESL 299 AESL Conversation and Current Events
Foreign Language (must have completed ESL 108)
HMS 100 Introduction to Human Services
Any MAT Any Math
MUSIC (any performance class)
RDG 080 Spelling I
RDG 081 Spelling II
RDG 083 Vocabulary Improvement
RDG 084 Introduction to College Vocabulary
RDG 090 Vocabulary for College Reading
RDG 104 Reading For Non-Native Speakers
RDG 106 Advanced Reading for Non-Native Speakers
SPE 101 Advanced Reading for Non-Native Speakers
Total Required Hours: 18-22 credits

Contact Information

Shannon Beahan,
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Dawn Huffman,
Program Chair
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