HS English Competency

Certificate of Competency

This certificate provides English courses that demonstrate student achievement within English discipline, including communication and analytical skills needed for post-secondary education and careers. The courses provide students with the skills to develop written and spoken clarity focusing on constructing essays, applying rhetoric strategies, and research skills. Completion of English 3 and English 4 indicate competency of English 1 and English 2.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Construct an essay with all necessary components.
  • Analyze a historically or culturally significant work of literature.
  • Analyze grade-level appropriate material based on the author's position/belief.
  • Write a research investigative report that conveys a well defined perspective and tightly-reasoned argument.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
High School English 1
High School English 2
High School English 3
High School English 4

Recommended Elective

Course Prefix Course Name Units
High School Expository Writing
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