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English Language Support for U.S. Citizenship, Certificate of Competency

Banner Code: 1_NCH_ELUS

Control Number: 38178

Not Financial Aid Eligible

This program is designed to help English Language Learners develop the English skills necessary to for the U.S. citizenship interview. The courses focus on developing students' language skills and understanding of American history, laws, government, and civic expectations.

Program Outcomes

  1. Students will show increased ability to apply English pronunciation rules, active listening techniques and knowledge of non-verbal cues in one-one-one conversations.
  2. Students will demonstrate basic understanding of U.S. history, government, and geography..

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 Hours
Required Courses
ELL A020NEnglish Language Learning for U.S. Citizenship 136
ELL A021NEnglish Language Learning for U.S. Citizenship 236
Total Hours72