ESLP Course List:

ESLP 1021. Composition (3 credits)

This course develops strategies and skills necessary for successful academic writing. It reviews the fundamentals of paragraph writing and introduces students to writing academic research papers. Students must take this course concurrently with ESLP 1025.  (If required to take both ESLP 1021 and ENGL 1001, a student must take ESLP 1021 before enrolling in ENGL 1001 [ESLP section].)

ESLP 1031. Reading (3 credits)

This course develops strategies and skills necessary for successful academic reading. It provides practice with reading comprehension, vocabulary development, critical thinking, and reading study skills.

ESLP 1041. Listening Comprehension (3 credits)

This course develops strategies and skills necessary for successful listening and speaking in academic settings. It focuses on listening to lectures and news broadcasts and listening and speaking in group discussions and everyday interactions.

ENGL 1001. (ESLP Section) Academic Literacies 1 (3 credits)

Invites students to explore critical literacies specific to writing for academic purposes. Distinct from upper-division courses where students may focus on writing conventions specific to a single discipline or subject area, English 1001 asks students to read scholarly writing from across the curriculum, conduct research with a variety of scholarly resources, and write for general academic audiences. Visit the First Year English website for learning outcomes.

ESLP 1025. Rhetoric and Composition for Non-native Speakers (2 credits)

This course provides instruction and practice in using standard U.S. grammar, punctuation, and mechanics in academic writing. It targets areas that typically remain problematic for advanced ESL writers. (Students must take this course concurrently with ESLP 1021.)