We offer 9 levels of classes. All levels consist of classes in the following skill areas: listening & speaking and reading & writing with integrated grammar. Students must successfully complete all level 9 classes with a grade of B or better in order to graduate from the program.
For students who successfully complete level 7 of the program, we offer the option of a bridge program, in which students take 1 ESL class and 2 content area classes at SUU. Students must be selected and approved for the bridge program. The prerequisites for entrance into the bridge program is completion of all level 7 classes with a grade of B or better and approval by the Academic Coordinator. Students may participate in the academic bridge program for a maximum of two semesters.
We are also excited to offer an experiential learning course for our ESL students. This course aligns with the university’s EDGE program, and provides students with an opportunity to develop, implement, and analyze an independent project. Students must successfully complete level 9 in order to register for the experiential learning course.
Course Goal: This course is an introduction to experiential learning, including an introduction to SUUs experiential learning program. This course is designed to offer students guidance in learning to integrate learning with real-world experience. Students will also have the opportunity to explore the 5 Engagement Centers at SUU.
Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: