English as a Second Language (ESL)
English Language Institute (ELI)
Why choose NNU's ELI program?
Studying at the English Language Institute, you will:
- Learn English in an academic setting with instructors who understand your language needs
- Take language courses and traditional undergraduate courses in parallel
- Interact with American students on campus
- Study in a safe and supportive environment
Fall semester, students will enroll in 2 courses of English language study and support courses, 2 courses of cultural studies, and 1 supported traditional undergraduate course determined by the ELI coordinator. Two additional credits may be taken in approved skills courses. A total of 15 - 17 credits is possible during the fall semester.
In the spring semester students will enroll in 3 English language study courses and up to 8 additional lower division credits from an approved list. A total of 15 - 17 credits is possible during the spring semester. With successful completion of these courses, students will have earned credits toward an academic degree.
Lower Division Undergraduate Courses
Academic Language Acquisition I
Maximum 5 additional credits
Academic Language Acquisition II
Maximum 8 additional credits