ESL 055 Intro to Industrial Arts Careers
Variable Credit Hours: 0.5 - 6 Increment: 0.5
Prerequisite: Co-enrollment in an approved adult education course and departmental consent.
This course is designed for students who are interested in manufacturing careers and are concurrently working to improve basic skills through enrollment in the English as a Second Language program. Students will score into the Low or High Intermediate ESL levels on the CASAS exam. A small number of ESL students may be served who have the equivalency of a high school diploma but have limited English language skills. Students will explore the requirements, expectations, and outlook for different careers in industrial arts. Students will work on modules in academic success, career awareness, and career development while developing the basic academic and soft skills necessary for success in a manufacturing program of study. Self-assessment and review of skills will assist students with planning a path toward their short term and long term goals. Course is repeatable three times to 24 credits. (1.9) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available