Certificate of Achievement
Transfer Preparation (Major Code: 01411)
The ESL Communication and Critical Thinking Certificate is designed to prepare English Language learners (ELLs) for the academic rigor of degree-applicable coursework in various Jaguar Pathways Fields of Study. Students completing this certificate have achieved academic English reading and writing skills at an advanced, post-secondary level; they have also achieved success in courses that fulfill IGETC requirements for UCs and CSUs in areas such as: English Composition/Written Communication, Critical Thinking, Oral Communication and Social and Behavioral Sciences. These two elements combine to demonstrate significant achievement of a milestone along their pathways to degrees or transfer. Courses should be selected with the assistance of a counselor.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Student will develop a level of ability to speak English that allows them to pursue professional, academic, and personal goals with confidence.
- Student will develop a level of ability to understand written English that allows them to pursue professional, academic, and personal goals with confidence.
|Program Requirements 1|
|Section 1: Required ESL Courses|
& ESL 159B
|ACADEMIC ESL ADVANCED READING AND GRAMMAR IV|
and ACADEMIC ESL ADVANCED WRITING AND GRAMMAR IV
|Section 2: English Composition Course|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|COLLEGE COMPOSITION FOR MULTILINGUAL STUDENTS|
or ENGL 115
|COLLEGE COMPOSITION: READING AND WRITING ANALYTICALLY|
or ENGL 115H
|HONORS COLLEGE COMPOSITION: READING AND WRITING ANALYTICALLY|
|Section 3: Communication Course|
|Select one of the following:||3|
or COMM 104
or COMM 160
|ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE|
or COMM 176
or COMM 200
|INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION AND SOCIETY|
Some courses within this program may require additional coursework that must be completed prior to enrollment in these courses. Please consult the individual course listings for prerequisites and any other limitations on enrollment.