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English as a Second Language Intermediate Level
Certificate of Competency
Noncredit Certificates are awarded by departments and are not notated on official college transcripts. Contact the department directly for assistance and to apply.
The Certificate of Competency in English as a Second Language Intermediate Level sequence prepares students for the advanced level of English as a Second Language. The prerequisite is the demonstrated English language skill.
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, students will be able to
• Comprehend, analyze and respond to reading and listening
intermediate materials
• Write a group of topic-related sentences using level specific
grammar and vocabulary
• Demonstrate understanding and usage of level-specific
grammar and vocabulary in reading, writing, listening and speaking
1. Meet the requirements for this certificate level.
2. Complete the following.
• Demonstrate sound algebraic techniques by applying proper mathematical notation to problems involving algebraic and transcendental functions
• Demonstrate sound algebraic techniques by applying proper mathematical notation to trigonometric problems
1. Meet the requirements for this certificate level. 2. Complete the following.
ESL 400 ESL 434 ESL 444
High Beginning English as a
Second Language..........................120 hours Low Intermediate English as a
Second Language..........................120 hours Intermediate English as a
Second Language..........................120 hours
Total Hours Required......................................................150
Bridge to Precalculus 2
Certificate of Competency
Noncredit Certificates are awarded by departments and are not notated on official college transcripts. Contact the department directly for assistance and to apply.
The Certificate of Competency in Bridge to Precalculus 2 sequence includes three courses. Students benefit from increased exposure to Algebra content through a variety of strategies along with additional opportunities to ask questions and practice skills. This sequence will help students develop Algebra skills that are important to succeed in Precalculus, which can be applied to the Mathematics requirement for transfer and prepares students for further transfer-level and degree specific math courses.
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, students will be able to
• Evaluate real-world situations by applying linear, quadratic
and exponential function models appropriately
• Distinguish between and manipulate linear, quadratic and
exponential models
• Demonstrate sound algebraic techniques by applying
proper mathematical notation to problems involving
functions
• Demonstrate sound algebraic techniques by applying
proper mathematical notation to trigonometric problems
1. Meet the requirements for this certificate level. 2. Complete the following.
Total Hours Required......................................................360
MATHEMATICS
Bridge to Precalculus
Certificate of Competency
Noncredit Certificates are awarded by departments and are not notated on official college transcripts. Contact the department directly for assistance and to apply.
The Certificate of Competency in Bridge to Precalculus sequence includes four courses. Students benefit from increased exposure to Algebra content through a variety of strategies along with additional opportunities to ask questions and practice their skills. This sequence provides extra support, time and enrichment for students to develop Algebra skills that are critical for success in Precalculus – which can in turn be applied to the Mathematics requirement for transfer and prepares students for further transfer-level and degree-specific math courses.
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, students will be able to
• Evaluate real-world situations by applying linear, quadratic
and exponential function models appropriately
• Distinguish between and manipulate linear, quadratic and
exponential models
MATH 330 MATH 431 MATH 432
Intermediate Algebra for Precalculus 60 hours Algebra Support for Precalculus I ...30 hours Algebra Support for Precalculus II...30 hours
MATH 330 MATH 431A
MATH 431B MATH 432
Intermediate Algebra for Precalculus 60 hours Algebra Support for Precalculus I
(Part 1)..............................................30 hours Algebra Support for Precalculus I
(Part 2)..............................................30 hours
Algebra Support for Precalculus II...30 hours
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Total Hours Required......................................................120
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