Our flexible curriculum allows students with all levels of English proficiency
to progress at their own pace. In addition to completing the core curriculum,
APP students add special interest electives to their course load.
English Center classes are small to facilitate individual learning—average size 14 students. A full-time student receives at least 22.5 hours of classroom instruction per week, not including self-paced computer laboratory student time. A typical student's weekly class schedule consists of six classes totalling:
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13.5 hours of core classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9 hours of academic preparation and elective courses on Tuesday and Thursday
optional self-paced computer laboratory time.
Free one-on-one or small group tutoring is available depending on interest and need.
Students who successfully complete a program of 8 weeks or longer at the English Center can earn units of academic credit. The full-time student can earn 9 credits each 8-week session. This credit can be used for show employers for tuition reimbursement, or for transfer to colleges and universities that give credit for coursework similar to the English Center’s. A complete catalog of all English Center courses is available by clicking here.
Core English Language Curriculum (13.5 hours/week)
At the beginning and intermediate levels, students attend core classes to build a solid base in American language and culture skills. Core classes cover all basic aspects of language learning:
At the advanced level, core classes focus on language skills for academic and professional purposes.
Elective Classes (9 hours/week)
These courses reflect the particular interests of current students and faculty and add a new dimension to English studies. Popular special interest electives have included: