English as a Second Language

Major (None)

Minor (None)

Courses (ESL)

101 ESL (English as a Second Language) Listening Comprehension I. (0-1)
Listening to, responding to, and taking notes on spoken English, especially in an academic context. May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Fall, A mod.

102 ESL Speaking I. (0-1)
Pronunciation, discussion and public speaking practice, with emphasis on skills expected in an academic setting. May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Fall, B mod.

103 ESL Reading I. (0-1)
Emphasis on academic vocabulary, grammar, and reading skills needed in college coursework. May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Fall, C mod.

104 ESL Writing I. (0-1)
Emphasis on academic vocabulary, grammar and writing skills needed in college coursework. May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Fall, D mod.

105 ESL Listening Comprehension II. (0-1)
Listening and note-taking, discussion skills, and academic vocabulary skills. May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Spring, A mod.

106 ESL Speaking II. (0-1)
Class discussions and presentations, with emphasis on leading discussions, posing and responding to questions, and presenting information effectively. May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Spring, B mod.

107 ESL Reading II. (0-1)
Academic reading and research skills, strengthening of academic vocabulary. May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Spring, C mod.

107 English Reading for Bilingual Students. (0-1)
Academic reading and research skills, strengthening of academic vocabulary. Designed for US bilingual/multilingual students.  May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement.  Fall.  A mod.

108 ESL Writing II. (0-1)
Academic writing with emphasis on essays and research papers. Practice in organizing, outlining, proofreading, editing, and revising. May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Spring, D mod.

108 English Writing for Bilingual Students. (0-1)
Academic writing with emphasis on essays and research papers. Practice in organizing, outlining, proofreading, editing, and revising. Designed for US bilingual/multilingual students.  May count toward fulfillment of the global language requirement. Fall. B mod.

MCL 110: English Conversation & Vocabulary for Academic and Professional Purposes. (1)
MCL 110 emphasizes speaking skills and topics related to academic and professional English .  Students will strengthen their conversation and vocabulary skills through classroom instruction and interaction, and assignments will focus on academic and professional material.  By living on campus, interacting with guest speakers, and participating in field trips, students will have regular opportunities to use English for authentic communication.

MCL111: English Reading & Writing for Academic and Professional Purposes (1)
MCL 111 emphasizes academic and professional English reading and writing skills.  Students will learn through classroom and computer lab presentations; assignments will emphasize academic and professional tasks and materials. Campus events and field trip experiences will be integrated into language learning activities.

271 Individual Learning Project. (1-4)
Supervised reading or research at the lower-division level. Permission of department chair required. Not available for first-year students.