EAP: English for Acad Purposes

Courses

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EAP 0281C. HIGH BEGINNING COMBINED SKILLS FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

661

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency. Students develop sufficient elementary skill in English used for academic purposes to understand high-frequency vocabulary in oral contexts and respond to simple questions and phrases. Additionally, they will comprehend basic academic-level text, express themselves on personal topics in writing, develop control of basic grammatical structures, and use computer-assisted language learning facilities. Competencies: 1) elementary academic speaking/listening skills, 2) basic reading and vocabulary skills, 3) guided discourse writing skills, 4) basic grammatical structures and patterns, and 5) basic skill in using language learning software. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. In order to pass this course, students must earn a minimum grade of C. A depart- work and a passing score on the Comprehensive Departmental Final Exam. Mental final exam is required. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 0300C. LOW INTERMEDIATE SPEECH NON-NATIVE.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0281. Students develop basic speaking and listening skills necessary for participating in classroom discussions, with an introduction to oral presentation and listening skills. Competencies: 1) basic academic speaking skills; 2) introduction to listening and note taking strategies; 2) classroom interaction skills. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 0320C. LOW INTERMEDIATE READING FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0281. Students develop the ability to read text on familiar and basic academic topics with an emphasis on vocabulary. Competencies: 1) developing base-line English vocabulary, 2) locating key concepts, 3) reading and understanding, and 4) understanding and using information resources. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. A departmental final exam is required. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. Minimum grade C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 0340C. LOW INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0281C and EAP 0360C. Prerequisite or Corequisite: EAP 0360C. Students develop the ability to use writing-related technology and plan, write, revise, and edit sentences and paragraphs at the low-intermediate level. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 0360C. LOW INTERMEDIATE STRUCTURE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or a minimum grade of C in EAP 0281C. Students develop the ability to use low-intermediate grammatical structures, verb tenses, and parts of speech appropriate to writing and speaking. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 0400C. INTERMEDIATE SPEECH FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0300C. Students continue to develop speaking and listening skills necessary for participation in classroom discussions, with an emphasis on oral presentation. Competencies: 1) intermediate academic speaking skills with introduction to oral presentation; 2) listening comprehension and note taking strategies; 3) classroom interaction skills. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. In order to pass this course, students must earn C or above in course work. Credit does not apply to any associate degree. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 0420C. INTERMEDIATE READING FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0320C. Students develop the ability to comprehend longer texts of limited length and difficulty on a variety of academically-related topics, expand vocabulary knowledge, and begin to apply critical reading skills. Competencies: 1) improving English vocabulary, 2) locating key concepts, 3) reading and understanding, 4) understanding and using information resources, and 5) reading for personal enrichment. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. In order to pass this course, students must earn a grade of C or better and a passing score on the Comprehensive Departmental Final Exam. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 0440C. INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grades of C in EAP 0340C and EAP 0460C. Prerequisite or Corequisite: EAP 0460C. Students develop the ability to use writing-related technology and plan, write, revise, and edit sentences and paragraphs and/or essays at the intermediate level. A departmental final exam is required. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 0460C. INTERMEDIATE STRUCTURE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0360C. Students develop the ability to use intermediate level grammatical structures, verb tenses, and parts of speech appropriate to writing and speaking. A departmental final exam is required. Credit does not apply toward any associate degree. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $31.00).

EAP 1500C. HIGH INTERMEDIATE SPEECH FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0400C. Students develop communication, organization, and pronunciation skills necessary for effective academic presentation and discussion, with an introduction to lecture note taking. Competencies: 1) speech preparation and delivery; 2) academic lecture comprehension and note taking; 3) general academic communication skills. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. In order to pass this course, students must earn a C or above in the course. (Special Fee: $29.00).

EAP 1520C. HIGH INTERMEDIATE READING FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0420C. Students develop ability to comprehend longer texts on a variety of academically-related topics by applying appropriate reading strategies. Competencies: 1) improving English vocabulary, 2) locating key concepts, 3) reading critically, 4) reading a variety of materials, such as texts, periodicals, journals, and electronic materials 5) reading to enhance personal life, and 6) developing effective study habits. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. In this course, a minimum grade of C is required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $29.00).

EAP 1540C. HIGH INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0440C. Students develop the ability to use writing-related technology and plan, write, revise, and edit sentences, paragraphs, and essays at the high-intermediate level. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $29.00).

EAP 1560C. HIGH INTERMEDIATE STRUCTURE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0460C. Students develop the ability to use high-intermediate grammatical structures, verb tenses, and parts of speech appropriate to writing and speaking. A departmental final exam is required. In this course, a minimum grade of C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $29.00).

EAP 1585C. UPPER INTERMEDIATE INTEGRATED WRITING AND GRAMMAR.

662

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0440C and 0460C. Students develop the ability to use high-intermediate grammatical structures, verb tenses, and parts of speech appropriate to writing and speaking. Students develop the ability to use writing-related technology and to plan, write, revise, and edit sentences, paragraphs, and essays at the high-intermediate level. Required lab is a component of this course. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. Students can take this course in lieu of completing EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C. (Special Fee: $37.00).

EAP 1586C. UPPER INTERMEDIATE INTEGRATED READING, SPEECH, AND LISTENING.

662

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level of English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 0400C and 0420C. Students develop ability to comprehend longer texts and lectures on a variety of academically-related topics by applying appropriate reading and listening strategies, including note-taking. Students develop communication, organization, and pronunciation skills necessary for effective academic presentation and discussion. Competencies: 1) improving English vocabulary, 2) locating key concepts, 3) reading critically, 4) reading a variety of materials, such as texts, periodicals, journals, and electronic materials, 5) reading to enhance personal life, 6) speech preparation and delivery, 7) academic lecture comprehension and note taking, 8) general academic communication skills, 9) developing effective study habits. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. In order to pass this course, students must earn a C or above in the course. Students can take this course in lieu of completing EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C. (Special Fee: $37.00).

EAP 1620C. ADVANCED READING FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Prerequisite: Demonstration of required level English proficiency or minimum grade of C in EAP 1520C or EAP 1586C. Students develop ability to comprehend and interpret authentic college-level texts in content areas by applying appropriate reading strategies. Competencies: 1) improving English vocabulary, 2) locating key concepts, 3) reading critically, 4) reading for study and enjoyment, and 5) reading a variety of materials, such as texts, periodicals, journals, and electronic materials. Required lab work is a homework component of this course. In order to pass this course, students must earn a grade of C or better and a passing score on the Comprehensive Departmental Final Exam. (Special Fee: $29.00).

EAP 1640C. ADVANCED COMPOSITION FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH.

331

Pre-requisite: Minimum grades of C in EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C, or EAP 1585C Students develop the ability to use writing-related technology and plan, write, revise, and edit sentences, paragraphs, and essays at the advanced level. A departmental final exam is required. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion. (Special Fee: $29.00).

EAP 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE.

1-3variable

Prerequisite: Departmental approval. Selected topics in English as a second language based on the needs and areas of interest of the class and professor. May include laboratory and/or field work as part of the class. May be repeated for up to 3 hours of credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Special Fee: $35.00).