Courses Offered

SLSC 1030 International Student Orientation (1:1:0)
Fall, Spring, Summer
This class will provide first-semester students with knowledge of the services and regulations governing international students while attending CEU. This course will aid in the student’s cultural transition to U.S. education and will provide particulars of complying with BCIS (Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Service) rules and regulations governing F-1 visa holders. Course will include an overview of academic regulations, graduation requirements, CEU policies and procedures. This class meets daily for the first three weeks of each semester. Course is required of all new F-1 international students.
1040 Listening/Speaking (3:3:0)
Fall, Spring
Prepares non-native speakers of English to participate confidently in academic and social situations. Emphasizes activities in critical thinking, interactive listening, and pronunciation skills. Includes lectures, oral presentations and small group activities.
1050 Academic Reading (3:3:0)
Fall, Spring
Designed to provide general strategies for improving reading skills for academic course work. Includes critical reading, comprehension, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Also encompasses skills in taking notes, preparing for exams, and interpreting visual aids.
1055 Vocabulary (2:2:0)
Fall, Spring
Emphasis is on academic content vocabulary.?Develops strategies for increasing vocabulary using context clues and word parts. Root words, prefixes and suffixes will be examined in detail. Class will prepare students for academic course work and standardized test taking. Also includes some idioms and metaphors.
1060 Academic Writing (3:3:0)
Fall, Spring
Perfecting sentences, paragraphs, and essays will be emphasized. Offers students writing practice strategies in responding to academic assignments. Basics of research and documentation are also presented.
1065 Grammar (2:2:0)
Fall, Spring
Basic review of English grammar, including mechanics and usage. Studies types of sentences, phases, clauses, modifiers, punctuation and other mechanics. Course is appropriate for any student wanting to improve their grammar skills.
1140 Listening/Speaking (3:3:0)
Fall, Spring
Prepares non-native speakers of English to participate confidently in academic and social situations. Emphasizes activities in critical thinking, interactive listening, and pronunciation skills. Includes lectures, oral presentations and small group activities.
1150 Academic Reading (3:3:0)
Fall, Spring
Designed to provide general strategies for improving reading skills for academic course work. Includes critical reading, comprehension, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Also encompasses skills in taking notes, preparing for exams, and interpreting visual aids.
1155 Vocabulary (2:2:0)
Fall, Spring
Emphasis is on academic content vocabulary.?Develops strategies for increasing vocabulary using context clues and word parts. Root words, prefixes and suffixes will be examined in detail. Class will prepare students for academic course work and standardized test taking. Also includes some idioms and metaphors.
1160 Academic Writing (3:3:0)
Fall, Spring
Perfecting sentences, paragraphs, and essays will be emphasized. Offers students writing practice strategies in responding to academic assignments. Basics of research and documentation are also presented.
1165 Grammar (2:2:0)
Fall, Spring
Basic review of English grammar, including mechanics and usage. Studies types of sentences, phases, clauses, modifiers, punctuation and other mechanics. Course is appropriate for any student wanting to improve their grammar skills.
COMM 1110, 1120 Intercultural Experience (2:1:2 each)
Fall, Spring
This course is designed to provide a multicultural exchange of ideas and experiences between students from different cultures in order to increase their intercultural communicative competence. Each student will be assigned a conversation partner from a culture other than their own. Students will meet with the instructor one hour each week for lecture, group discussion, reporting, and instruction. Partners will meet for two hours each week to discuss assigned topics. Instructor approval must be obtained for this class.



After the course title, is a designation such as (3:3:3). The first number is the number of credits, the second number is the hours spent in the lecture and the third number is the hours spent in lab.