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English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses prepare students for college credit classes for a degree or certificate. We offer classes to help you with reading and vocabulary, listening and speaking, grammar, and writing.


Course list

Intermediate

Level

Course Number

Course Name

Intermediate

ESL 311

Grammar

Intermediate

ESL 312

Reading and Vocabulary

Intermediate

ESL 318

Writing

Intermediate

ESL 319

Listening and Speaking

High Intermediate

Level

Course Number

Course Name

High Intermediate

ESL 347

Grammar

High Intermediate

ESL 348

Reading and Vocabulary

High Intermediate

ESL 349

Writing

High Intermediate

ESL 346

Listening and Speaking

Advanced

Level

Course Number

Course Name

Advanced

ESL 321 (classroom and online)

Grammar

Advanced

ESL 322

Reading and Vocabulary

Advanced

ESL 331

Writing

Advanced

ESL 332

Listening and Speaking

If you are at the Advanced or Capstone level, you may enroll in academic courses in combination with ESL courses for no more than 13 credit hours per term. For more information or to make an appointment with an ESL advisor, call the ESL office at 410-777-2901.

Capstone

Level

Course Number

Course Name

Capstone

ESL 387 (classroom and online)

Grammar

Capstone

ESL 398

Reading and Vocabulary

Capstone

ESL 399

Writing

Capstone

ESL 396

Listening and Speaking

If you are at the Advanced or Capstone level, you may enroll in academic courses in combination with ESL courses for no more than 13 credit hours per term. For more information or to make an appointment with an ESL advisor, call the ESL office at 410-777-2901.

Textbook List

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Course Costs

U.S. citizens and permanent U.S. immigrants who are:

  • Residents of Anne Arundel County: $322.
  • Residents of other Maryland counties: $332.
  • Residents of other states: $662.
  • Non-U.S. citizens and nonimmigrants: $662.

*Required textbooks additional.


Registration

Follow the steps below to register for classes.

Submit an Application

Take the ESL Placement Test/LOEP

The ESL Placement Test is offered at the following locations:

AACC AT ARUNDEL MILLS

Testing Center Room 112

Call 410-777-1915 for testing hours.

ARNOLD CAMPUS

Testing Center, Student Union Building Room 240

Call 410-777-2375 for testing hours.

GLEN BURNIE TOWN CENTER

Testing Center Room 208

Call 410-777-2906 for testing hours.

Students must bring an official ID with a photograph and signature to the testing center.

 

You will have a direct pathway to an AACC degree program if you pass all ESL Capstone level 4 courses.  No TOEFL or English placement test needed.

Meet With an ESL Advisor and Register for Classes

Advising and registration services for ESL courses are available at:

ARNOLD CAMPUS

ESL Office, Johnson Building Room 206

  • 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

       Student Services Center, first floor

  • 8:30 a.m.- 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday
  • 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Friday

AACC AT ARUNDEL MILLS

Student Services Center

  • 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday
  • 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Friday

FORT MEADE

Call 410-777-1470 for appointment

and location. Military ID required.

GLEN BURNIE TOWN CENTER,

ARUNDEL CENTER NORTH

Student Services, second floor

  • 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday
  • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday

For information about ESL advising and registration, call the ESL office at 410-777-2901.

Pay for your Classes

Tuition costs include registration fees. Cash, check, ATM, American Express, Discover, Visa or MasterCard accepted. For information call the ESL office at 410-777-2901.

Pay for your classes.

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