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Academic English Studies

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Academic English Studies program, students will have developed the essential language skills, appropriate learning strategies, and cross-cultural awareness necessary for integration into U.S. educational communities of higher education.

  • Complete research using primary and secondary sources. Share results through documented research papers and presentations.
  • Synthesize information from a variety of sources. 
  • Read to determine thesis, tone and purpose, and evaluate the accuracy/reliability of an author’s arguments and supporting evidence.
  • Initiate and sustain classroom discussions and debates on academic topics.
  • Utilize analytical and critical thinking skills in aural/oral contexts.
  • Contribute a multi-cultural and global perspective to academic issues.
  • Cultivate independent learning habits and practice strategies for academic success.
  • Contribute as an active participant in the campus community.
  • Summarize and respond to oral presentations, academic lectures, and written texts of a variety of rhetorical patterns.