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60 Reading and Interactive Writing. 0 cr. U. Reading comprehension and writing skills; strategies to prepare students for academic and professional life.|May be retaken. No-cr course, contact EAP prog for course fees. Prereq: acceptance into EAP Prog; cons EAP dir.
70 Speaking and Listening. 0 cr. U. Conversational English skills in preparation for academic and professional life.|May be retaken. No-cr course, contact EAP prog for course fees. Prereq: acceptance into EAP Prog; cons EAP dir.
80 Grammar and Writing. 0 cr. U. Formal writing and grammar skills in preparation for academic and professional life.|May be retaken. No-cr course, contact EAP prog for course fees. Prereq: acceptance into EAP Prog; cons EAP dir.
90 Cooperative and Productive Skills. 0 cr. U. Integrated skills course assesses interactive speaking and listening plus one productive language skill at the appropriate CEFR level. Students work together to create a product.|May be retaken. No-cr course, contact EAP prog for course fees. Prereq: acceptance into EAP Prog; cons EAP dir.
100 Introduction to College Writing for Multilingual Students. 4 cr. U. Opportunities for multilingual students to improve their analytical reading and academic writing skills while offering intensive language work and individualized instruction.|Counts as repeat of 4 cr of combined EAP 116 & 117. Prereq: English Placement Test for Non-Native Speakers of English (EPT-NNSE) Score of 2, ESL-PIC score of 1, 2, or 3, or Grade of C or better in EAP 115(P) or 116(P).
101 College Writing for Multilingual Students/English 101. 3 cr. U. Prepares and qualifies multilingual writers for English 102. Writing analytical essays based on academic reading.|Counts as repeat of EAP 118. Prereq: English Placement Test for Non-Native Speakers of English (EPT-NNSE) Score of 3 or ESL-PIC score of 4 or Grade of C or better in EAP 117(P) or grade of C or better in English 100(P) or EAP 100(P).
105 Skills for Academic Reading Success. 3 cr. U. Introduces ESL students to academic reading strategies and builds basic reading competence in English. Uses high-interest materials to invite engaging class discussions.|Open only to students who are non-native speakers of English. Prereq: ESL-PIC score of 0.
110 College Reading and Writing Skills for Multilingual Students. 4 cr. U. Opportunities for multilingual students to develop reading comprehension and critical reading skills along with basic composition skills, including individualized, grammar-based instruction.|Counts as repeat of 4 cr of EAP 105 & 115. Prereq: English Placement Test for Non-Native Speakers of English (EPT-NSE) Score of 1 or self-placement.
115 Basic Writing in English as a Second Language. 6 cr. U. Introduction to academic writing practices. Intensive grammar review and vocabulary expansion with individualized instruction. Extensive reading and writing.|For non-native speakers of English. No cr for students with cr in EAP 116. Prereq: score at level 1 on ESL-PIC test.
116 Introduction to College Writing in English as a Second Language. 6 cr. U. Rigorous introduction to academic writing practices, including reading-based writing. Thorough review of grammar, with individualized instruction. Extensive reading and writing.|Prereq: score at level 2 on ESL-PIC test; or grade C or better in EAP 115(P).
117 College Writing in English as a Second Language. 6 cr. U. Guidance in analytical reading and academic writing plus intensive language work, with individualized instruction. Extensive reading and writing.|Prereq: score at level 3 on ESL-PIC test; or grade C or better in EAP 116(P).
118 Advanced College Writing in English as a Second Language/English 101. 3 cr. U. Prepares and qualifies ESL writers for English 102. Writing analytical essays based on academic reading.|Counts as repeat of English 101. Prereq: score at level 4 on ESL-PIC test; or grade C or better in EAP 117(P); or grade B or better in EAP 116(P) & cons instr.
120 (ESL 120) Grammar and Editing in English for Multilingual Students. 3 cr. U. Grammar instruction and writing. Individual feedback given in conferences with instructor.|Open only to undergraduates who are non-native speakers of English. Prereq: none.
135 (ESL 135) Basic Skills in Academic Listening & Speaking. 3 cr. U. Academic presentation and lecture note-taking skill development for English learners with no previous formal instruction in these areas.|Open only to undergraduate students who are non-native speakers of English. Prereq: none.
145 (ESL 145) Practice in Academic Listening and Speaking. 3 cr. U. Academic presentation and lecture note-taking skill development for English learners with previous formal instruction in these areas.|Open only to undergraduate students who are non-native speakers of English. Prereq: none.
199 (ESL 199) Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. For further information, consult dept chair.|May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.
299 (ESL 299) Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
420 (ESL 420) Advanced Reading, Writing, and Grammar Tune-up for Internationals. 4 cr. U. Refinement of advanced undergraduate and graduate students' language control; extensive reading, writing, and contextualized grammar; focus on American academic expectations. Intensive individual conferences.|May enroll in one fall and one spring term to a combined total of 8 cr max. Prereq: jr st.
435 (ESL 435) Advanced Listening, Speaking, and Notetaking Skills for Internationals. 4 cr. U. Refinement of advanced undergraduate and graduate students' listening and speaking skills and pronunciation. Focus on American academic expectations. Intensive individual conferences target unique needs.|May enroll in one fall and one spring term to a combined total of 8 cr max. Prereq: jr st.
499 (ESL 499) Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.

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