Jul 22, 2018  
2018 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 50 
    
2018 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 50

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Communication and Culture, Certificate of Completion


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School of Adult & General Education (SAGE)

SAGE offers an ESOL Certificate of Completion in Culture and Communication.  This certificate is linked to a specific career or technical field at CNM. Students take four, college-level ESOL classes that use content-specific materials to support the career technical field. They also take one introductory course in the career or technical field to complete the 16 credits required for this Certificate of Completion. Students may take between one and four of these courses to increase their language proficiencies in the areas they have identified as necessary for their career interests.

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Educational Option Information

  • This educational option is a Certificate of Completion
  • This educational option is designed for: Students whose native language is not English and who want to increase their English language proficiencies to pursue a specific career.
  • This educational option can be completed: Part-Time
  • This educational option can be started: Any Term
  • Primary Course Location: Main Campus

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations
  

Special Requirements

Students entering directly into credit-level ESOL courses (who have never taken an ABE ESL class) must have some knowledge of English before taking ESOL courses.  Students new to CNM who would like to learn basic English language skills should be directed to the ABE office on the first floor of the Student Services Center (SSC). Students registering for the ESOL Certificate of Completion classes must have an English 1 proficiency.

Educational Opportunities

Courses in this certificate are designed to prepare non-native English speakers for college-level reading, writing, and oral communication demands. This certificate will help students build their academic language skills that are necessary to pursue a certificate or degree at CNM. For example, earning the ESOL Certificate of Completion in Culture and Communication in Health Care will allow students to enter into the Community Health Worker Certificate program.

Career Opportunities

This certificate is linked to a specific career or technical field at CNM. It will prepare students to enter the specific career or technical filed they choose to pursue, for instance, health care, customer service, etc.

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

Program Requirements


Certificate of Completion in ESOL Communication and Culture 16 credit hours


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