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Academic Advising Guide

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TABLE 1: Courses appropriate for EAP students w/ limited reading & writing skills (G009/G010 students)

ENGR 195

MIL G101

Herron studio art courses

MUS E241

Most HPER activity courses
MUS M174

Learning Communities (except SCI 120 & UCOL U110 for Exploratory students & UCOL-U110 hybrid)

Music performance courses (except Music for Film or History of ...)

Mathematics (see placement test results)

MUS M110 (if interested in technology and composition; except Music for Film or History of ...)

 PHYL-P162 Logic

UCOL U110 EAP

TABLE 2: Courses appropriate for EAP students w/ moderate reading & writing skills (G011 & W130 students)

All the courses listed in TABLE 1

CIT 106 (higher end of moderate skills)

ANTH A104 (consider the instructor)

CSCI N100

AST A100 (but not first semester)

ECON E101

AST A105 (but not first semester)

ENG Z104 - Language in Our World (w/ Dr. Duerksen)

BIOL N212 (with Dr. Ulbright)

Foreign Language (intro course or placement results)

BUS K201

HPER H160

BUS X100

HPER activity courses

CHEM C100

NURS B104

CHEM C101 (w/ prior Chem experience)

TCEM 100 (not first semester)

 PHYL-P162 Logic  PSY-B 110 (not first semester)

UCOL U110 EAP

 

NOTE: Students who have successfully completed ENG W130 with a grade of 'C' and above must take the EAP section of ENG W131

TABLE 3: Courses for EAP students to AVOID their first semester (Should be enrolled in or completed W131)

AST A100

COMM R110

INFO I101

SOC R100

AST A105

ENG “L” courses

Journalism

SPEA J101

BIOL K101

FIS 205

MUS M394

SPEA V170

BIOL N107

Folklore

NEWM N100

Social Work

BIOL N217

GEOG G110

OLS 252

TCEM 100

BIOL N261

GEOG G130

Philosophy

UCOL U110 Exploratory Learning Community

BUS A100

GEOL G109

Political Science

CHEM C105

GEOL G110

PSY B105

CLAS C205

Herron “H” classes

Religious Studies

All On-line classes

COMM C180

History

SCI 120 (unless in W131)

NOTE: Students who place directly into ENG W131 can consider the above courses their first semester if advised about expectations, particularly if they have experience with or high motivation towards a specific discipline.  However, completion of W131 first would always be best.

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*EAP Students are defined as non-native speakers of English who have been placed into EAP classes based on the EAP Placement Test.  EAP classes include ENG G009/G010, ENG G011, ENG G012, and ENG W130.  Students may also be placed into EAP sections of ENG W131.  Students who take ENG W130 and/or who are placed into EAP W131 must take the EAP sections of ENG W131.  (The Writing Program will require EAP students in their W131 sections to withdraw and reregister for an EAP section of W131.)

Contact Information:

UC Advising:  Amanda Buck (e-mail: afawcett@iupui.edu, 278-7371)
EAP Program:  Melanie Curfman, Administrative Assistant (e-mail: mjcurfma@iupui.edu, 274-2188)

 

  

Undergraduate Course Sequence

EAP classes are small, ranging in size from five to twenty students and are taught by trained and experienced teachers using interactive, communicative teaching styles. The classes focus on the academic English skills students need to be successful at the university level. Special emphasis is given to teaching advanced listening, speaking and reading skills, as well as complex English grammatical forms and structures, and academic composition.

Level I:
Due to limited language proficiency, students at this level are generally restricted to taking only EAP, physical education, and one mathematics or computer science course.
  • ENG G009: Intermediate Aural/Oral Skills for ESL Students (2cr) Focuses on academic listening and speaking skills.
  • ENG G010: ESL for Academic Purposes I (4 cr) Focuses on reading, writing, and grammar.

Level II:
At this level, students generally take two EAP classes, but sometimes only one plus two freshman-level content courses. Courses requiring extensive reading and writing should be avoided. These courses can be taken over two semesters. If students are placed in all three courses at this level, they must first complete G011 and W130 before taking G012. If they are not required to take W130, then they may register for G011 and G012 in the same semester. The progression of courses should be G011, W130, and then G012. We do not recommend taking all three courses during the same semester. 
  • ENG G011: ESL for Academic Purposes II (4 cr) Focuses on academic reading and grammar skills. Usually must be taken before or concurrently with W130.
  • ENG W130: Principles of Composition (3 cr) same curricular goals as the non-EAP sections, but focusing on the specific language needs of EAP students. Must be taken with or after G011 unless exempted by the EAP program.
  • ENG G012: Listening and Speaking for Academic Purposes (3 cr) Focuses on academic listening and speaking skills, including understanding lectures, note taking, presentations, group discussions.

Level III:
At this level, students are capable of taking a full academic load of classes, although courses should probably be restricted to general, freshman-level courses.
  • ENG W131: Elementary Composition 1 (3 cr) MUST BE EAP DESIGNATED SECTIONS. Similar curricular goals as the non-EAP sections, but focusing on the specific language needs of EAP students. Meets IUPUI graduation requirements.
  

Graduate Course Sequence

Level I

Graduate students with weak language skills take the same ESL classes as the undergraduates at this level. Because their fields are more specialized and they bring more background, the type and number of courses these students can take beyond ESL are determined in consultation with their advisors. We recommend no more than two non-ESL classes for students at this level.

  • ENG G011 - English as a Second Language II (4 cr)
    Focuses on academic reading and grammar skills. Usually must be taken before or concurrently with W130.
  • ENG G012 - English as a Second Language III (3 cr)
    Focuses on academic listening and speaking skills, including understanding lectures, note taking, presentations, group discussions.
  • ENG W130 – Principles of Composition (3 cr)
    Same curricular goals as the non-ESL sections, but focusing on the specific language needs of ESL students. Must be taken with or after G011 unless exempted by the ESL program.

Level II

At this level, most graduate students only take one ESL class at a time if they need both, along with their regular graduate course work, although some will take both classes in one semester.

  • ENG G013 - Academic Reading and Writing for International Students (Grads) (3 cr)
    Focusing on reading and writing for academic purposes, assignments are given which use materials from the students’ academic disciplines.
  • ENG G020 - Communication Skills for ITAs (3 cr)
    While focusing on the speaking and presentation skills required of International Teaching Assistants (ITAs), this class may also include non-ITAs who need to develop their spoken language skills or wish to have ITA positions in the future. Skills include pronunciation, classroom interaction, presentations, seminar discussions, and basic teaching strategies. 

English for Academic Purposes Classes

FALL SEMESTER 2011

(Double check online schedule as late modifications often made to meet enrollment demands)

G009   INTERM. AURAL/ORAL SKILLS (2 CR.)             

G009/G010 are complex co-requisites.  Above section must be taken concurrently with G010.

            15149              1:30PM – 4:15PM                    T                                 

 

G010   ESL FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I (4 CR.)

G009/G010 are complex co-requisites.  Above section must be taken concurrently with G009.

15150              1:30PM – 4:15PM                    R                     

 

G011   ESL FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II (4 CR.)       

Must be taken before or with W130.

            29642              11:00AM – 12:50PM               MW                                        

            19594              1:30PM – 3:20PM                    MW                

            17952              9:00AM – 10:50AM                TR                  

            19595              11:00AM-12:50PM                  TR                  

            18896              1:30PM – 3:20PM                    TR                  

                                                                                                           

G012   LISTENING AND SPEAKING FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (3 CR.)

            15151              9:00AM – 10:15AM                MW                

            17033              12:00PM – 1:15PM                  TR                  

                       

G013   ACADEMIC WRITING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS (3 CR.)  

            15152              1:30PM – 2:45PM                    MW

            20612              1:30PM – 2:45PM                    TR                  

 

G020   COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS AND ITAs (3 CR.)          

            Section             10:30AM – 11:45AM              TR                              

 

W130 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH (3 CR.)

Prerequisite of W131. Must be taken with or after G011 unless exempted by EAP.

            29646              10:30AM – 11:45AM              MW                                       

            29644              1:30PM - 2:45 PM                   MW                                        

            29648              10:30AM – 11:45 AM             TR                              

            29649              12:00PM – 1:15PM                  TR                  

29645              1:30PM – 2:45PM                    TR                  

29647              4:30PM – 5:45PM                    TR                              

 

W131 ELEMENTARY COMPOSITION 1 (3 CR.)

Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher in W130, or EAP placement test.

            29646              10:30AM-11:45AM                 MW                                        

29644              1:30PM – 2:45PM                    MW                

29648              10:30AM – 11:45AM              TR                  

29649              12:00PM – 1:15PM                  TR                                          

29645              1:30PM – 2:45PM                    TR                  

29647              4:30PM – 5:45PM                    TR      
  

Special Course Opportunities for EAP Students

Summer

University College: UCOL U110: You and IUPUI: Making the Connection

This Bridge course includes the basic components of all UC Bridge courses, but is also designed to help resident and international non-native speakers of English develop academic and language skills and social connections; its goal is to help ease the transition from high school to the challenges of university level study in the U.S.

This Bridge is an academic support course for students who:

* are entering IUPUI after completing high school abroad, with placement into ESL classes;

      OR

* are bicultural graduates from a high school in the U.S. with SAT verbal scores below 450 or ACT below 19;

AND who are

* beginning freshmen (not transfer students);

* under age 21; and

* able to complete Placement Testing and New Student Academic Orientation by Friday, August 1

 

For more information contact: Heather Bowman, 274-8923, hebowman@iupui.edu

Fall
  

SIS Advising Codes



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001
STUDENT NOT READY FOR EAP CLASSES
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NO EAP CLASSES REQUIRED
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SEAP OFFICE FOR PLACEMENT
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(ENG G015 recommended)


005
ENG G009, G010 (1st semester); G011, W130 (2nd semester); G012, EAP W131 (3rd semester)
006
ENG G009, G010 (1st semester); G011, W130 (2nd semester); EAP W131 (3rd semester)
007
ENG G011, W130 (1st semester); G012, EAP W131 (2nd semester)
008
ENG G011 (1st semester); G012, EAP W131 (2nd semester)
009
ENG G011, W130 (1st semester); EAP W131 (2nd semester)
010
ENG G011 (1st semester); EAP W131(2nd semester)
011
ENG G012
012
ENG G012, EAP W131
013
ENG W130 (1st semester); G012, EAP W131 (2nd semester)
014
ENG W130 (1st semester); EAP W131(2nd semester)
015
EAP W131
016
ENG W131 (EAP SECTION OPTIONAL)
     
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 017  ENG G009, G010 (1st semester); G011, W130 (2nd semester); G020, G013 (3rd semester)
 018  ENG G009, G010 (1st semester); G011, W130 (2nd semester); G013 (3rd semester)
 019  G011, W130 (1st semester); G020, G013 (2nd semester)
 020  G011, G012 (1st semester); G020, G013 (2nd semester)
 021  G011(1st semester); G020, G013 (2nd semester)
 022  G011, W130 (1st semester); G013 (2nd semester)
 023  G011(1st semester); G013 (2nd semester)
 024  G020
 025  G020, G013
 026  W130 (1st semester); G020, G013 (2nd semester)
 027  W130 (1st semester); G013 (2nd semester)
 028  G013

ENG G015 – Pronunciation – may be taken at any point.

  

Important Considerations

ENG G009 and ENG G010 are Co-requisites and must be taken together.

ENG G011 and ENG W130 may be taken together (this is encouraged). However, if only one is possible for the semester, it should be ENG G011 first, and then ENG W130 the next semester.

ENG G012 and ENG W131 may be taken together.  However, if only one is possible, it should be ENG G012 first, and then ENG W131, the next semester.

If a student wants to take only one EAP course per semester after ENG G009 and ENG G010, the order should be ENG G011, ENG W130, ENG G012, ENG W131 (EAP section).

If a student needs ENG G011 but does NOT need to take ENG W130 (i.e. a final score of 10), they can take ENG G011 and W131 together.

“G” courses do not require authorization.

EAP sections of ENG W130 and ENG W131 do require authorization from the EAP office. The phone number is 274-2188. You must have the specific section number when calling for authorization.

The EAP program has the final say on which classes students are expected to take and in what sequence. Students questioning their placement should be directed to the EAP program office.

 

Questions about student EAP placements and courses may be directed to:

Melanie Curfman                                                              
Sr. Administrative Assistant                                                                   
274-2188
mjcurfma@iupui.edu
                                                                          

Estela Ene
Director, EAP Program
278-2424
eene@iupui.edu