English as a Second Language (ESL)
All incoming international students will be required to take ESL 150, 151, 152, 153,
154, 155. Exceptions will be made only for those students who meet two of the following
criteria: (1) a score of 90 or higher on the Michigan test, (2) a TOEFL score of 500 or
higher, or (3) excellent performance (A) in ESL coursework.
Students in the program will be enrolled in three courses per term (nine credit hours).
The remaining schedule will be chosen from physical education, math, art or music in the
fall term. Any exceptions will be based on students’ test scores, demonstrated abilities
and will require the written approval of the ESL instructors.
International students who have passed all ESL requirements, as well as those who
have tested out of ESL requirements, will be required to fulfill the college’s competency,
integrative and major requirements. Upon completing the ESL requirements satisfactorily,
international students will enroll in either ENG 100 or ENG 111, based on the instructor’s