2013-2014 Catalog

English, English-as-a-Second-Language, and Reading

Who We Are

The English, English-as-Second-Language, and Reading academic area supports the College in accomplishing its mission as a comprehensive community college. The departments and prefixes within this area are:

Our Mission Statement

English, English-as-a-Second-Language, and Reading and Learning Skills courses provide opportunities for students to develop:

  • Effective written and spoken communication

  • Abilities to think, listen, and read critically

  • Skills and interest to seek out, process, and manage information through research

  • Understanding of diverse cultures and engagement in society

  • Appreciation for and participation in creative expression