English Language & Writing Skills

English Language Proficiency Program

English Language Proficiency program is not an undergraduate program; it is comprised of specific courses aimed at preparing students, particularly non-native English speakers, for success in three areas:

  • University entrance and success in university studies: Helps a university education become more accessible to students currently faced with a language barrier.
  • Employment: Courses help second-language learners acquire language and communication skills necessary for the workforce.
  • Social situations: Improved language skills help individuals in a variety of social and communicative settings.

Individual Courses

Students are also welcome to take individual courses in English Language and Writing Studies: choose from ENGL 140, ENGL 145, ENGL 155, ENGL 177, and ENGL 189. See the brochure for more information.

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Updated October 26 2021 by Student & Academic Services