Degrees & Certificates
ESL College Reading and Writing Pathway Certificate of Competency
Effective Fall 2019
The ESL College Reading and Writing Pathway provides a supportive, noncredit pathway
into transfer level ESL courses.
Students have the opportunity to take a sequence of four courses, from beginning to intermediate, which will focus on reading and writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and speaking and listening skills. Th e curriculum emphasizes rigorous study of the foundational English language skills of reading, writing, and grammar. Students who successfully complete the pathway will be able to enroll in UC and CSU transfer level ESL classes, and will be better prepared to pursue their educational goals, including language learning, transfer, Associate’s Degree, certificate, or CTE.
|NESL 231A (Beginning Reading and Writing)||126|
|NESL 231B (High-Beginning Reading and Writing)||126|
|NESL 221A (Intermediate Reading and Writing)||126|
|NESL 221B (High-Intermediate Reading and Writing)||126|