American Language Advanced Proficiency in English for English Language Learners (Certificate M0859)

Humanities and Social Sciences Division
Certificate M0859

The American Language Advanced Proficiency in English for English Language Learners certificate provides students with evidence of advanced proficiency in English as a Second Language writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills, which students will demonstrate with completion of a series of courses that are designed for an active, student-centered classroom experience based on relevant themes.

  • Students must be English Language Learners who complete the college application process, including the Assessment Questionnaire and the Guided Self-Placement process as needed.
  • Students must be prepared to study in an English only environment.

This certificate aims to improve students’ English language proficiency for successfully navigating the workplace, the community, and/or their coursework at Mt. San Antonio College. This certificate serves as an advanced proficiency certificate in the series of increasing-level certificates for English Language Learners— following the American Language Foundations for English Language Learners and American Language Communication for English Language Learners Certificates of Achievement.

This certificate aims to aid the student in the community, the workplace, and/or in the application to UC/CSUs that require evidence of advanced English proficiency.

Required Courses
Course Prefix Course Name Units
AMLA 90Accelerated Writing for English Language Learners5
AMLA 91American Language Advanced Reading for English Language Learners4
AMLA 97AMLA Advanced Grammar for English Language Learners2
LIBR 1AIntroduction to Library Research1
Select one course from the following:2-3
American Language Formal Speaking
American Language Colloquial English for English Language Learners
American Culture for English Language Learners
Total Units14-15

Program Learning Outcomes

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