ESL Milestone Certificate: Pathway to Kinesiology

Division: Language Arts

PROGRAM CODE: 1C37708

The ESL Milestone Certificate: Pathway to Kinesiology program 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; they have also achieved success in prerequisite or introductory coursework in a variety of degree, certificate, or general education patterns. These two elements combine to demonstrate significant achievement of a milestone along their pathways to Kinesiology 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 course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required ESL courses listed in suggested sequence (15 units):
ESL 184 C Advanced Academic Reading and Writing 15
ESL 185 C Advanced Academic Reading and Writing 25
ESL 186 C College Writing Preparation for Non-Native Speakers5
Select One Pathway:3
For the AA-T in Kinesiology or AA Degree in Kinesiology Pathway, complete one of the following (3 units):
Introduction to Kinesiology (formerly PE 252 C)3
FIrst Aid, CPR and Emergencies (formerly PE 235 C)3
For the FItness Specialist Certificate, Aquatics Specialist Certificate, or Athletic Coach Certificate Pathway, complete the following (3 units):
FIrst Aid, CPR and Emergencies (formerly PE 235 C)3
For the AS-T in Public Health Pathway, complete one of the following (3 units):
Introduction to Public Health3
Contemporary Personal Health (formerly PE 234 C)3
For the Recreation Assistant Certificate Pathway, complete one of the following (3 units):
FIrst Aid, CPR and Emergencies (formerly PE 235 C)3
Foundations of Recreation and Leisure Services3
Principles of Community Recreation3
Recreation Leadership and Diverse Groups3
Additional Recommended Elective (not required):
Educational Planning1
Total Units18