In collaboration with the Department of English, courses are offered for bilingual resident and international undergraduate students. The following table lists courses. Course descriptions and additional information can be found in the current undergraduate catalog.
ENGL 1101 English Composition I for bilingual resident and international students (3 credits)
Analyze and write academic genres (e.g., extended definitions, summaries, critiques), develop research writing skills (paraphrasing, synthesizing, citing), practice the writing process (including developing revision and editing skills), and improve the use of academic vocabulary and grammar. Instructors are trained in ESL and second language writing.
ENGL 1102 English Composition II for bilingual resident and international students (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Passing grade in ENGL 1101
Increase your academic writing abilities beyond the level of proficiency required by ENGL 1101. Paraphrasing and summarizing, revision and editing, and research skills are stressed. Academic vocabulary and grammar review is provided as necessary. Instructors are trained in ESL and second language writing.
Information About Undergraduate Courses for Bilingual Resident and International Students
- Each of these courses is three credit hours.
- The courses have similar learning outcomes as sections taught through the Department of English.
- The courses fulfill the university’s English Composition requirements.
- To register, a student must be a non-native speaker of English. A non-native speaker is someone whose first language is not English, regardless of citizenship or visa status.
- Students voluntarily register for these sections. No authorization is required to register.
- Students can locate the courses by looking at the “Comments” column on PAWS during registration. The comment indicates that these sections are “reserved for bilingual/non-native English speakers”.
- Students can also contact the ESL Program Director at [email protected], 404-413-5183.
- Students also enrolled in the Intensive English Program (IEP) at Georgia State University must complete IEP 0650 and IEP 0950 before registering for ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1102.