Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog SVC 
    
2022-2023 Catalog SVC

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)


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Program Overview


The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program is designed for students whose first language is not English. The EAP program is located on the Mount Vernon Campus and is comprised of intensive and semi-intensive classes. Classes are credit-bearing, with each level of instruction providing between 10 and 20 credit hours per week, depending on placement. Mid-quarter entry is available for international students entering the intensive level offerings; otherwise, EAP courses follow the college quarterly schedule. Our focus includes English for Academic Purposes, developing intercultural awareness, personal growth, and successful study skills. The program provides a warm and friendly environment where students can readily find support from instructors, tutors, staff, and fellow students. Faculty members facilitate learning, mentor students, and provide meaningful opportunities to learn and practice English. The program also hosts the EAP Tutoring Center, for all international students needing assistance with their coursework.

For more information, please contact our International Programs Office at www.skagit.edu/international.

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