The Intensive English program applicants need to take written and oral language placement tests to be placed at one the following clusters as are shown in the following chart. The applicants will take the CELSA written test under supervision of an independent third party administrator.
Advancement to the next Level of an Intensive ESL Program:
Advancement to the next 240 clock hours is determined by achieving an overall minimum of 70% (“C” grade) or GPA of 2.0 for homework, quizzes, attendance and final oral and written tests at the end of each cluster. To successfully complete/ graduate one cluster or more, the student should have a minimum of “C” grade or “2.0” GPA with a minimum 80% attendance at the end of each cluster; the student will receive a certificate of graduation if s/he meets the graduation requirements.