English as a Second Language Intermediate Level, Noncredit Certificate of Completion

The Intermediate Level Certificate of Completion, which is attained upon the successful completion of English as a Second Language courses in level 3, signifies an intermediate level of mastery in reading, writing, and speaking skills in English as a Second Language.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Write a focused, unified paragraph with a topic sentence, using a variety of structures, and vocabulary on familiar topics.
  • Show developing mastery of new vocabulary in either oral or written communication.
  • Read and understand simplified academic, literary, and personal texts that range from 1-3 pages in length.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of 2-3 minute oral discourse on familiar topics/current issues, with the ability to respond with developing fluency.

Noncredit Certificate of Completion Requirements

Required Core
Select one of the following options:0
Option 1
Low-Intermediate Reading and Writing (1-85 hours)
Low-Intermediate Speaking and Listening (1-68 hours)
Option 2
Low-Intermediate Speaking and Listening (1-68 hours)
Intermediate Reading and Writing (1-85 hours)
Option 3
Low-Intermediate Reading and Writing (1-85 hours)
Intermediate Speaking and Listening (1-68 hours)
Total Hours2-153
Total Units0

Students may also qualify for the certificate by completing one of the following: ENSL 431 - Low-Intermediate Reading and Writing ( units) or ENSL 434 - Low-Intermediate Speaking and Listening ( units), and fulfilling the remaining course requirements via an ESL guided self-placement.

Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.