Office of International Affairs

The Core Course

  • The heart of each language level.
  • Focuses on developing language skills through integration of grammar, reading, writing, listening, and speaking, while also touching on and building content knowledge (science, social studies, literature, art, culture, history)
  • Meets 2.5 hours a day for 4 days per week.

Satellite Courses

  • Intensive study of specific elements of language and/or content areas.
  • Aimed at contextualizing language and further developing students' levels of content knowledge to ease the transition into academic classes.
  • Scheduled twice a week for 5 hours per week.
  • Satellite classes may include:
    • American History
    • Academic WritingIEP students
    • Listening and Speaking
    • Pronunciation
    • Intensive Grammar
    • CALL

 Full-Time Students 

  • Required to take at least 20 hours of instruction a week.
  • Enroll for one core course and at least two satellite courses.
  • Citizens, permanent residents, and F1, J1 visa holders fall into this category.

Part-Time Students

  • Can take between 5 and 15 hours of instruction a week.
  • Choose to take core courses or satellite courses.
  • Citizens, permanent residents, and F2, J2 visa holders fall into this category.



 
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