Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL)

Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4001  
English Academic Purposes I  

This is the first course of six designed for non-native speakers of English who are in preparation for college. This introduces students to the American College system and focuses on oral language development.; speaking, listening, communication, reading skills, and written expression. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4002  
English Academic Purposes II  

This is the second course designed for non-native speakers of English who are preparing to enter college. This course is a continuation of oral language development--speaking, listening, and communication; reading skills, and written expression. Emphasis placed on listening skills, discussion, and vocabulary development. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4004  
English Academic Purposes IV  

This is the fourth of six courses designed for non-native speakers of English who are preparing to enter college. This course focuses on oral language development, skills for reading college textbooks, skills for writing about subject area content, interpreting graphically presented information, locating and using information, and using the college library and resource center. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4005  
English Academic Purposes V  

Study of the form and content of effective writing. Review of the essentials of written and spoken grammar and usage, and intensive practice in writing complete sentences, effective paragraphs and short essays/compositions. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4006  
English Academic Purposes VI  

This is the last of the six courses designed for non-native speakers of English who are preparing to enter college. This course focuses on critical reading skills, research skills, essary writing, grammar, and discussion of current events and subject areas topics. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4007  
ESL: College Prep I  

This is the first of six college preparation courses designed for non-native speakers of English who have complete English for Academic Purposes. Each course provides a foundation for study in college content areas. This course focuses on study skills, critical thinking and reading of historical and other nonfiction prose, and correctness of written expression. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4008  
ESL: College Prep II  

This is the second of six preparation courses designed for non-native speakers of English who have completed English for Academic Purposes. This course will continue to focus on the study skills and correctness of written expression and will apply critical reading and thinking skills to literature. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4009  
ESL: College Prep III  

This is the third of six concurrent college preparation courses for non-native speakers of English who has completed English for Academic Purposes. This course focuses on listening skills for academic purposes, note taking and study habits, writing to learn, and skills for intensive reading of factual matter. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4010  
ESL: College Prep Iv  

This is the fourth of six college preparation courses designed for non-native speakers of English who have completed English for Academic Purposes. This course continues to focus on listening skills for academic purposes, note taking and study habits, writing to learn, and critical thinking and reading. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4011  
ESL: College Prep V  

This is the fifth of six college preparation courses designed for non-native speakers of English who have completed English for Academic Purposes/ This course focuses on lectures by visiting college professors, skills for reading science materials, academic writing, and strategies for college success. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Foundational Studies ESL (FS ESL) 4012  
ESL: College Prep VI  

This is the last of six college preparation courses designed for non-native speakers of English who have completed English for Academic Purposes. This course focuses on lectures by visiting college professors, skills for reading psychology, sociology, political science, economics, and the humanities, and strategies for college success. Writiing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times