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English Language Learning for Career Development, Certificate of Competency

Not Financial Aid Eligible
Banner Code: 1_NCI_ELLC
Control Number: 36921

This program is designed for English language learners with at least an intermediate English proficiency level wanting to develop the English skills necessary to obtain and/ or advance their possibilities in the American workplace. The courses will focus on developing students' language skills, knowledge of the American workplace, post-secondary opportunities to advance in the workplace, and cross-cultural expectations of U.S. working environments.

Program Outcome

  1. Students will demonstrate English proficiency to enter or advance in the workplace.
  2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the American cultural workplace expectations. 
  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the opportunities afforded by the U.S. postsecondary educational system applicable to career advancement. 

Certificate of Competency

A certificate in a recognized career field articulated with degree-applicable coursework, completion of an associate degree, or transfer to a baccalaureate institution.

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Course Title Units
Required Courses
ELL A043NIntermediate English Skills for Career Preparation36
ELL A044NIntermediate English Skills for Career Advancement36
Select one course:36-90
English Language Learning: Intermediate A
Intermediate Grammar Review
English Language Learning: Intermediate B
Advanced Grammar Review 1
Speaking about Non-Fiction--Intermediate
Total Hours108-162