English as Second Lang (ESL)

ESLĀ 201 Composition & Crit Thinking (3 credits)

This course provides the non-native student with the critical reading and writing skills necessary to perform well in GEP required introductory courses in English. Special emphasis is placed on analyzing both the literal and figurative levels of the language of literature and communicating these perceptions in organized, persuasive, and creative English prose. These aims encompass the writing needs of all non-native students, undergraduate and graduate.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of ES201

Attributes: Undergraduate

ESLĀ 202 Composition & Crit Thinking (3 credits)

This course provides the non-native student with practice in reading and writing critically about essays in a variety of disciplines with an emphasis on the humanities. Class discussion develops the proficiency needed to engage in and master GEP introductory courses. Current research skills are developed, which lead the student to a completed paper and its presentation. These aims encompass the writing and speaking needs of all non- native students, undergraduate and graduate.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of ES202

Attributes: Undergraduate