English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes (EAP)

EAP0100C  LISTENING/SPEAKING I  (3.00 Credits)

EAP0100C is an elementary (CEFR A1) speaking and listening course designed to help students develop English speaking and listening skills. Students develop the ability to listen and respond appropriately in a variety of common academic and social situations. This course also emphasizes accurate and comprehensible pronunciation. Placement in EAP0100C is determined by placement tests and/or department recommendation. Students must earn a "C" or higher to proceed to EAP0200C.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
EAP0120C  ESL READING I  (3.00 Credits)

This is a level 100 beginning ESL reading course designed for students in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs. It emphasizes vocabulary and comprehension on a basic level. Placement in EAP0120C is determined by assessment tests and/or referral. Students must earn a "C" or higher to proceed to EAP0220C.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
EAP0185C  ESL GRAMMAR/WRITING I  (6.00 Credits)

A low-beginning level combined skills course for speakers of other languages designed principally to guide the students to the development of basic grammar and basic writing structures as applied to academic English. Students will develop writing skills in the context of guided discourse on personal topics with an emphasis on logical thought and mechanics. The requirement to move to the next level (EAP0285C) is a C or higher. With a D or F, a student must repeat EAP0185C. PREREQUISITE: Through placement testing and/or department recommendation.

Total Contact Hrs: 109.00
Lecture Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
EAP0200C  LISTENING/SPEAKING II  (3.00 Credits)

EAP0200C is a pre-intermediate (CEFR A2) speaking and listening course designed to help students develop English speaking and listening skills. This course also emphasizes accurate and comprehensible pronunciation. Placement in EAP0200C is determined by successful completion of EAP0100C (a grade of "C" or higher) or placement tests and/or departmental recommendation. Students must earn a "C" or higher to proceed to EAP0300C.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0100C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0100C (minimum grade: C)
EAP0220C  ESL READING II  (3.00 Credits)

This is a level 200 high beginning ESL reading course designed for students in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs. It emphasizes vocabulary and comprehension on a basic level. Placement in EAP0220C is determined by successful completion of EAP0120C (a grade of"C" or higher)or assessment tests and/or departmental recommendation. Students must earn a "C" or higher to proceed to EAP0320c

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0120C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0120C (minimum grade: C)
EAP0282C  ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES COMBINED SKILLS  (9.00 Credits)

In this high-beginning combined skills course for speakers of other languages, students will develop English grammar, writing, reading, speaking, listening, and vocabulary skills. Students will develop academic language skills in the context of guided discourse with an emphasis on logical thought. The requirement to move to the next level is a C or higher. With a D or F, a student must repeat EAP0281C. PREREQUISITE: Placement by entrance score and/or department recommendation.

Total Contact Hrs: 157.00
Lecture Hrs: 144.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
EAP0285C  ESL GRAMMAR/WRITING II  (6.00 Credits)

A high-beginning level combined skills course for speakers of other languages designed principally to guide the students to the development of basic grammar and writing structures as applied to academic English. Students will develop writing skills in the context of guided discourse on personal topics with an emphasis on logical thought and mechanics. The requirement to move to the next level (EAP0385C) is a C or higher. With a D or F, a student must repeat EAP0285C. PREREQUISITE: Placement by entrance score and/or department recommendation.

Total Contact Hrs: 109.00
Lecture Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0185C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0185C (minimum grade: C)
EAP0300C  LISTENING/SPEAKING III  (3.00 Credits)

EAP0300C is an intermediate (CEFR B1) listening and speaking course designed to help students develop academic English speaking, listening, and note-taking skills. This course also emphasizes accurate and comprehensible pronunciation. Placement in EAP0300C is determined by successful completion of EAP0200C (a grade of "C" or higher) or placement tests and/or departmental recommendation. Students must earn a "C" or higher to proceed to EAP0400C.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0200C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0200C (minimum grade: C)
EAP0320C  ESL READING III  (3.00 Credits)

This is a level 300, low intermediate ESL reading course designed for students in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs. It emphasizes vocabulary and comprehension on an intermediate level. Placement in EAP0320C is determined by successful completion of EAP0220C (a grade of C or higher) or assessment tests and/or department recommendation. Students must earn at least a C to pass the course and proceed to EAP0420C

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0220C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0220C (minimum grade: C)
EAP0385C  ESL GRAMMAR/WRITING III  (6.00 Credits)

An intermediate level combined skills course for speakers of other languages designed principally to guide the students to the mastery of grammar and writing structure applied to academic English. The requirement to move to the next level (EAP0485C) is a C or higher. With a D or F, a student must repeat EAP0385C.

Total Contact Hrs: 109.00
Lecture Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0285C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0285C (minimum grade: C)
EAP0400C  LISTENING/SPEAKING IV  (3.00 Credits)

EAP0400C is a high-intermediate (CEFR B2) listening and speaking course designed to guide the student toward fluency and accuracy in spoken production of English in academic, professional, and social settings. The course involves the development of academic listening and note-taking skills. It also places an emphasis on presentations and speeches for a variety of rhetorical purposes. Placement in EAP0400C is determined by successful completion of EAP0300C (a grade of "C" or higher) or placement tests and/or departmental recommendation.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in one of the following options:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: EAP0300C (minimum grade: C)
  • Option 2 - Prerequisite: ENS1201 (minimum grade: C)
  • Option 3 - Prerequisite: EAP0300C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in one of the following options:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: EAP0300C (minimum grade: C)
  • Option 2 - Prerequisite: ENS1201 (minimum grade: C)
  • Option 3 - Prerequisite: EAP0300C (minimum grade: C)
EAP0420C  ESL READING IV  (3.00 Credits)

This is a high-intermediate ESL reading course designed for students in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs. It emphasizes vocabulary and comprehension at a high- intermediate level. Placement in EAP0420C is determined by successful completion of EAP0320C (a grade of "C" or higher) or assessment tests and/or referral. Students must earn a "C" or higher to pass the course and take the reading section of the PERT for further Reading placement.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0320C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0320C (minimum grade: C)
EAP0485C  ESL GRAMMAR/WRITING IV  (6.00 Credits)

A high intermediate combined skills course for speakers of other languages designed principally to guide the students to the mastery of complex grammar and sentence structures, and basic paragraph writing. The requirement to move to the next level (EAP1540C) is a "C" or higher. With a "D" or an F", a student must repeat EAP0485C.

Total Contact Hrs: 109.00
Lecture Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0385C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0385C (minimum grade: C)
EAP1520C  ADVANCED READING  (3.00 Credits)

This is an advanced reading course designed for English for Academic Purposes (EAP) students who have scored below 106 on PERT Reading or who require further development of reading skills in the English language. This course emphasizes literal, inferential, and critical comprehension skills, as well as analytical reading strategies and skills. In addition, the course emphasizes advanced vocabulary skills. Placement in EAP1520C is determined by successful completion of EAP0420C (a grade of C or higher), or placement test. Students must earn a C or higher to pass the course.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0420C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: EAP0420C (minimum grade: C)
EAP1540C  ESL ADVANCED COMPOSITION I  (3.00 Credits)

A composition course in English for speakers of other languages. Designed principally to guide the student to the mastery of paragraph structure using various paragraph modes and the multi- paragraph essay. The grammar focuses on elements which closely tie in with composition, e.g. connectors and sentence combining. With a D or an F, a student must repeat EAP1540C. Special fee is charged.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
Complete all the courses in the following option:
EAP1640C  ESL ADVANCED COMPOSITION II  (3.00 Credits)

This is an advanced composition course in English for speakers of other languages. Students compose essays in various rhetorical modes. Emphasis is placed on the writing process and the development of clear and logical ideas. Students apply advanced grammar and academic vocabulary skills. With a D or an F, a student must repeat EAP1640C.

Total Contact Hrs: 61.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 13.00
Complete all the courses in one of the following options:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: EAP1540C (minimum grade: C)
  • Option 2 - Prerequisite: EAP0400C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in one of the following options:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: EAP1540C (minimum grade: C)
  • Option 2 - Prerequisite: EAP0400C (minimum grade: C)