Regulations effective September 1, 2017.
The English Language Proficiency Program is not an undergraduate program; it is a program comprising specific courses that will help prepare students, particularly those who are not native English speakers, for success in three areas:
To ensure satisfactory progress through the program, it is recommended that students obtain a minimum grade of B before continuing to the next level.
Before enrolling in the program, all students are required to take the online self-assessment test. Guidance is available from the English Language Studies coordinator or from the staff of the Write Site. Prospective students should register for the program as unclassified students (students who are not enrolled in an AU degree, diploma, or certificate program).
On successful completion of the program, students will receive a Certificate of Completion.
|Total courses in the program
|Required course||One course|
|Elective courses||Three courses|
|Residency requirement. A minimum of three courses, including ENGL 155, must be completed through Athabasca University.||Three courses|
|Maximum Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition credits||None permitted|
|ENGL 155||Developing Writing Skills||(3)|
A minimum of one or more of the following courses (dependent upon the results of the online self-assessment test).
|ENGL 143||Writing for Academic Purposes||(0)|
|ENGL 146||Reading for Academic Purposes||(0)|
And a minimum of one of the following courses:
|ENGL 177||English for Academic Purposes||(3)|
|ENGL 189||English for Business||(3)|
Information effective Sept. 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018.
Updated July 18 2017 by laurab