ESL Milestone Certificate: Pathway to Aviation and Travel Careers

Division: Language Arts


The ESL Milestone Certificate: Pathway to Aviation and Travel Careers is designed to prepare English language learners (ELLs) for the academic rigor of degree-applicable coursework in various Guided Pathways Meta Majors. Students completing these certificates have achieved academic English reading and writing skills at an advanced, post-secondary level as well as achieved prerequisite or foundational coursework in a variety of degree, certificate, or general education patterns. These two elements combine to demonstrate significant achievement of a milestone along Aviation and Travel Careers (ATC) pathways to degrees, certificates, or transfer. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all coursework must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 18 units.

Required ESL courses are listed in suggested sequence (15 units):
ESL 107 C High-Intermediate Academic Reading and Writing (formerly ESL 183 C)5
ESL 108 CAdv Acad. Reading & Writing I5
ESL 109 CAdv Acad Reading and Wrtg II5
Aviation and Travel Careers Courses - select one of the following (3 units):3
Introduction to Travel Careers3
Career Communication and Portfolio3
UAS Drone Basic3
Airline Operations3
Total Units18