English as a Second Language

Major (None)

Minor (None)

Courses (ESL)

MCL 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.

MCL 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.

MCL 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.

MCL 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.

MCL 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.

MCL 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.

MCL 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.

MCL 107A: 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.

MCL 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.

MCL 108A: 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.

MCL 111: 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.

MCL 271: Lower Division 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.

MCL 371: Upper Division Individual Learning Project. (1-4)

MCL 397: Internship.