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  » ENG101   » English Composition-1   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: High School English
This college-level English course focuses on the areas of reading, composition, grammar, and creative writing. Writing assignments will stimulate critical thinking and foster self-expression, using American Psychological Association (APA) style.


  » ENG201   » English Composition-2   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ENG-101
This course introduces students to descriptive, expository, and report writing. Students will compose essays and will write a variety of responses to class readings, oral analysis and evaluation of those readings. They will analyze information and audience to improve form and contents. Students will be encouraged to writing of appropriate reports, pertaining to their professional studies.


  » ENG202   » Strategies for Successful Writing   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ENG-102
The goal of this course is to familiarize the student with the planning, drafting, editing and presenting his/her research, and enhance his/her ability to communicate clearly and effectively.


  » ENG-210   » Advanced Composition & Critical Thinking   » 45 clock hours
Students study the principles of argument as they apply to written, visual, and oral texts (both fiction & non-fiction), and apply them with increasing sophistication to their own research-based persuasive writing. Critical thinking will be developed through analysis of rhetorical strategies and Toulmin’s argument structure as well as through examination of common logical fallacies. Advance composition topics include primary research, advanced prose style, syntax analysis, cohesive strategies, audience analysis, and tone. Students write a minimum of 8,000 words.


  » ENG-225   » Introduction to Journalism   » 45 clock hours
This course covers research, investigation and study of mass media, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, their contents, reporting tendencies, priorities, etc.


  » ENG-226   » Technical Writing   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ENG-225
The goal of this course is to familiarize the student with the listening and technical writing for business & industry, including resume writing, technical reporting, etc.


  » ENG-227   » Creative Writing-1   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ENG-225
The Creative Writing course encourage the student to study new, provocative or unique methodologies in writing short stories, news items, poetry or research paper.


  » ENG-228   » Creative Writing-2   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ENG-227
This is a continuation course in Creative Writing,encourage the student to search for new ideas to express himself or herself in short stories, poetry. It also includes class discussion & group project.


  » ENG-229   » Advance Composition   » 45 clock hours
The advance composition allows the student to practice what he/she has already learned in the previous courses but with additional knowledge and understanding.


  » ENG-230   » Introduction to Literature – Short Fiction   » 45 clock hours
Using elements of fiction, this course encourages the student to develop standards for critical evaluation to increase understanding and appreciation of short stories.


  » ENG-231   » Introduction to Literature – Poetry   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to develop standards for critical evaluation and better understanding & appreciation of poetry. Students read and analyze poetry and its forms from early to modern times.


  » ENG-232   » Introduction to Literature – Drama   » 45 clock hours
In this course students will study and discuss a number of plays, to develop standards for critical evaluation, appreciation and increased understanding of the subject.


  » ENG-233   » Introduction to Literature – Novel   » 45 clock hours
This course examines classical, unique, and emerging examples of novels, and learn to critically evaluate the same.


  » ENG-235   » Introduction to Literature – Modern Literature   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to read, critically analyze and discuss fiction, poetry, drama and prose written by writers in the 20th& 21st centuries.


  » ENG-240   » Introduction to Film   » 45 clock hours
This course explores how films accomplish their purpose, whether as a simple entertainment, social commentary, or complex art or historical facts. Students will view and discuss selected films and explore the history, criticism, and technique of the film.


  » ENG-245   » Introduction to American Literature   » 45 clock hours
Students read several popular literature by American writers and analyze the thoughts, cultures, values, regional ideologies and expressions in different eras.


  » ESL-100   » English As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: none
This basic introductory English course is designed for foreign-born or non-English speaking student, who may or may not have any knowledge of the English language. This conversational English program will teach student to make short sentences, improve basic skills for listening, understanding, speaking & pronunciation.


  » ESL-101   » Intermediate English   » 45 clock hours
The intermediate level of English course is for student who is already familiar with the basics and is ready to start writing few sentences and speaking simple English.


  » ESL-102   » English Grammar for Foreign Students   » 45 clock hours
This course covers the basics of English grammar, including the form, meaning and use of each grammar structure.


  » ESL-103   » Advance English   » 45 clock hours
This course builds on the foundation established in basic & intermediate English courses, as well as the course in English Grammar. The course acquaints the student with the practice, application and development of active listening, concentration, retention and comprehension skills, as well as the ability to compose short essays.


  » ESL-201   » English As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ESL-101 or Proficiency Test
This higher level English course is designed for students who already have passed the basic programs or have passed the Evaluation Test with at least a C or higher grade.At the end of this course, students will be able to communicate well orally, read at college-level, understand & comprehend different accents and write grammatically correct reports, essays, etc.


  » ESL-202   » English As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ESL-201
Students continue the study of the English language. They increase their ability to converse in English and develop an expanded vocabulary of words and commonly used expressions. Students in this program use increasingly complex sentence structure which provides confidence in their ability to communicate in the English language.


  » ESL-210   » American Pronunciation & Accent Reduction   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to familiarize the student with American pronunciation of English words with its typical rhythm, intonation, stress and articulation. The student will experience digitally recorded different American accents, in addition to individualized instructions in accent reduction.


  » ESL-220   » TOEFL -iBT Test Preparation   » 45 clock hours
This program is designed to prepare student for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the iBT (internet based testing). The programs covers training in all skills i.e. listening, speaking, reading and writing.


  » ESL-230   » Executive English   » 45 clock hours
This special Executive English program is tailored to student’s individual interests and/or projected future needs with English language, such as for business, politics, literature, or in education, etc.


  » ESL250   » Teaching English As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to train the teacher in methodologies of teaching English to non-natives , foreign-born or those whose mother tongue is not English. The course includes teaching of both conversational English as well as skills in grammar and writing.


  » ESL-252   » Conversational English As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ESL-250
This course further develops techniques of teaching conversational English. Emphasis is given to listening, comprehending, retaining and responding appropriately with proper grammar.


  » ESL-255   » Teaching English Grammar   » 45 clock hours
Although some grammar has already been learned and practiced in other introductory courses, this course builds upon the knowledge and involves practice of various aspects of English grammar both in writing and conversation.


  » ESL-290   » ESL Teacher Certification   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: ESL-250
This course has been designed for students who have had extensive educational training and experience in teaching English as a Second Language. The course includes social, cultural & linguistic realities, ethical & legal issues, teaching with technology, curriculum development, etc.


  » LNG-101   » Fundamentals ofLanguage Teaching   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: TTR-101
This introductory course covers the essentials of learning & teaching a language, the principles and modern theory of language learning, phonemes across languages, intonation & rhythm, visual aids & language lab.


  » FLT-101   » Teaching Foreign Languages   » 45 clock hours
The course covers fundamentals of foreign language teaching methodologies, psychology of language learning, instructional planning, teaching of grammar, reading, writing, and culture.


  » FLT-102   » Classroom Techniques - Foreign Languages& ESL   » 45 clock hours
This program explores the theory, research & practice relating to classroom technologies used in preparing the supplemental material, lesson planning, teaching the grammar, developing skills, speaking, reading comprehension and includes sample lesson plans.


  » FLT-103   » Education for an Information Age   » 45 clock hours
The computer based learning has increasingly become indispensable. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of computer-managed instruction, the hardware, the software, educational multimedia, etc.


  » FLT-201   » Teaching Language in Context   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: FLT-201
The language teaching profession has experienced substantial growth due to the rapid expansion of knowledge. The goal of this course is to delve into new approaches, teaching ideas & technological innovations.


  » SPA-101   » Spanish As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: none
This basic Spanish course is designed for non-Spanish students or for those with very limited Spanish proficiency. This is a basic conversation program but students will learn to read and write basic Spanish and understand the language. You will also study the Spanish culture and differences in Spanish cultures of Spain, Mexico, South/Central America and Spanish Caribbean.


  » SPA-201   » Spanish As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: SPA-101 or Proficiency Test
This intermediate level Spanish course is designed for students who already have passed the basic program or have passed the Evaluation Test with at least a C or higher grade. At the end of this course, students will be able to communicate well orally, read at college-level, understand & comprehend different Spanish accents and write grammatically correct reports, essays, etc.


  » SPA-202   » Spanish As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: SPA-201
Students continue the study of the Spanish language, culture, and customs. They increase their ability to converse in Spanish and develop an expanded vocabulary of words and commonly used expressions. Students in this program use increasingly complex sentence structure which provides confidence in their ability to communicate in Spanish.


  » SPA-220   » Executive Spanish   » 45 clock hours
This special Executive English program is tailored to student’s individual interests and/or projected future needs with Spanish language, such as for business, politics, literature, or in education, etc.You will also study the Spanish culture and differences in Spanish cultures of Spain, Mexico, South/Central America and Spanish Caribbean.


  » CHI-101   » Chinese As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
This basic Chinese language (Mandarin)conversational course is designed for non-Chinese students or for those with very limited proficiency in the Chinese language. The students will learn to read and write basic Mandarin and understand the language. You will also study the Chinese culture and differences in cultures of Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and American Chinese.


  » JAP-101   » Japanese As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Students are introduced to the language, culture, and customs of Japan. Students learn to formulate and give basic responses in the Japanese language and develop a basic Japanese vocabulary. Students will be introduced to both hiragana and katakana writing systems.


  » FRN-101   » French As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: none
Students will learn to form basic conversational phrases, enabling students to communicate with the French speaking natives, while in Quebec (Canada), in France or while traveling to or doing business in French speaking countries. The curriculum includes introduction to French culture.


  » GER-101   » German As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: none
At the end of this introductory conversation program, you will be able to speak, read, write and understand basic German. You will be able to introduce yourself, ask directions, navigate comfortably while traveling through or doing business in Germany. You will also learn about the German culture.


  » HIN-101   » Hindi / Urdu As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
Hindi/Urdu, although a bit different – mostly in written form, are spoken by nearly one billion people in almost every part of the world. Students are introduced to the languages, cultures, and customs of India and Pakistan, where Hindi/Urdu are mostly spoken. Students learn to formulate and give basic responses in the language and develop a basic conversational Hindi/Urdu vocabulary.


  » ARB-101   » Arabic As a Second Language   » 45 clock hours
At the end of this introductory conversation program, you will be able to speak, read, write and understand basic Arabic. Arabic language is very challenging and requires extra work to learn & memorize – especially the writing. You will be able to introduce yourself, ask directions, navigate comfortably while traveling through or doing business in the Middle East. You will also learn about the Arabian culture.


  » LAN-200   » Certification As a Foreign Language Teacher   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: Proficiency or College Level Training in a Foreign Language
This course is designed for those who are either natives or have a college level training and proficiency in a foreign language. A proficiency test may be required to take this course. The course entails proven methodologies of adult learning process, psychology, research and in-depth training for adult education.
 
 
 
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