Academics

Course Descriptions

SCF offers EAP courses on four levels.

EAP 0385 Integrated Grammar and Writing III  (5) (IC). 

Pre-requisite/co-requisite EAP 0386 Integrated Reading, Speaking, and Listening III.  Placement by Accuplacer and writing sample.  Five hours per week.   Intermediate-level English language learners will acquire skills necessary to write well-developed paragraphs using intermediate grammar and rhetorical structures.  A grade of C or better is necessary to move to EAP 0485 Integrated Grammar and Writing IV.

 

EAP 0386 Integrated Reading, Speaking and Listening III (5) (IC)

Placement by Accuplacer and writing sample.  Five hours per week.   Intermediate-level English language learners will develop proficiency in reading level-appropriate material, listening in an academic setting, building academic vocabulary, and speaking in various social and academic situations.  A grade of C or better is necessary to move to EAP 0486 Integrated Reading, Speaking, and Listening IV.

 

EAP 0485 Integrated Grammar and Writing IV (5) (IC)

Pre-requisite/co-requisite EAP 0486 Integrated Reading, Speaking, and Listening.  Placement by Accuplacer and writing sample.  Five hours per week.   High intermediate-level English language learners will acquire skills necessary to write multi-paragraph essays using intermediate grammar and rhetorical structures.  A grade of C or better is necessary to move to EAP 1540 Writing V.

 

EAP 0486 Integrated Reading, Speaking and Listening IV (5) (IC)

Placement by Accuplacer and writing sample.  Five hours per week.  High intermediate-level English language learners will develop their speaking, listening, and academic reading skills through discussions, presentations, and analysis with an emphasis on oral fluency, critical reading, and vocabulary expansion.  A grade of C or better is necessary to move to EAP 1520 Reading V.

 

EAP 1520  Reading V (3) (A.A.)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Accuplacer and writing sample or successful completion of EAP 0486.  This is an advanced level reading course for ESL students designed to increase their vocabulary and their ability to comprehend lengthier texts on diverse academic topics by applying appropriate reading strategies.  Please note that no more than a total of twelve (12) combined credits from EAP courses may count toward A.A. elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for EAP courses.

 

EAP 1540 Writing V (3) (A.A.) 

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Accuplacer and writing sample or successful completion of EAP 0485. This is an advanced level writing course for ESL students designed to develop their ability to write basic, structured academic essays with an emphasis on accuracy and cohesiveness and execute other academic writing tasks.  Please note that no more than a total of twelve (12) combined credits from EAP courses may count toward A.A. elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for EAP courses.

 

EAP 1620   Reading VI (3) (A.A.)

 Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Accuplacer and writing sample or successful completion of EAP 1520.  This is a high advanced level reading course for ESL students designed to develop their ability to comprehend and interpret authentic college-level texts in content areas by applying appropriate reading strategies.  Please note that no more than a total of twelve (12) combined credits from EAP courses may count toward A.A. elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for EAP courses.

 

EAP 1640  Writing VI  (3) (A.A.)

Prerequisites: Placement by ESL Accuplacer and writing sample or successful completion of EAP 1540. This is a high advanced level writing course for ESL students designed to develop their ability to write a variety of college-level essays with sophistication, fluency and accuracy and execute other academic writing tasks.  Please note that no more than a total of twelve (12) combined credits from EAP courses may count towards A.A. elective credits. Students are advised to consult the transfer university about the number of transferrable credits for EAP courses.

 

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