Dec 07, 2023
Total Credits: 16
Major Number: 5842
CIP Code: 32.0109
The Academic English Proficiency Certificate recognizes non-native English- speaking students for study in multiple discipline areas leading to proficiency in academic English, communication skills, and discipline terminology which will assist them in succeeding in personal, educational, and professional goals.
Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher.
Grade of C or higher required in each core course
Career/Occupational Elective Requirements
Select 6 credits from any of the following courses
English and Communications
Health Care and Human Services
Translation and Interpreting
MnTC/General Education Requirements
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 18.104.22.168
Grade of C or higher in each Core course is required.
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This certificate may transfer to a four-year institution. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals and develop a plan. Students may also want to complete Century’s entire 40-credit Minnesota Transfer Curriculum or Associate in Arts Degree.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- Demonstrate college-level reading, writing, and oral skills in academic English.
- Engage in written and verbal academic discourse in English.
- Develop skills and vocabulary to communicate effectively in English in their career field.
Program Contact Information
Martha Dornbush 651.779.3448 Room 1571 East
Christine McLaughlin 651.747.4087 Room 2409 West
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.