Human Development

Below are the courses we offer that are most relevant to this program.  Courses in other academic areas are also required. Please view the College Catalog for course descriptions not listed below.
  • DVST - Developmental Studies
  • HMDV - Human Development
  • BAS - Basic Skills
There is one program option for Developmental Studies. The ESL Certificate requires 23 credits over 2 recommended semesters.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Certificate

The English as a Second Language (ESL) Certificate program is designed to academically prepare international and local immigrant students for course work at the college level and/or entrance into the workforce. Focus concepts are in the three major areas of writing, reading, and communication.

Students who have successfully completed the twenty-three credit ESL Certificate program have matriculated to two and four-year colleges or universities, entered the work force as translators for local and district courts, as paralegals in law firms, as teachers and paraprofessionals in the K-12 public school system, as faculty at higher education institutions, and as engineers for international companies. Recipients of the ESL Certificate have received an academic foundation upon which they have continued to build and earn careers.


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