Who should take this course?
This program is designed for professionals and students seeking to improve their English skills for the work place. Curriculum includes fundamentals of the English language classes, plus specialized courses in business communication, business writing, vocabulary, and grammar. Intermediate levels only of English proficiency (ELI core levels 103-104) may take this program. Student's English proficiency is determined during the first week of the program (week 0).
2014 Dates (click here for complete list of program dates):
Monday - Friday
Classes are held between 8:30 - 4:30 PM
11 weeks - 25 hours per week (first week is testing, orientation & registration)
Schedule varies depending on level and classes chosen
Core classes for fluency and grammar
Business writing (three hours of instruction required)
Six-hour business skills class providing:
business communication skills
American business vocabulary
In addition to required courses, students choose nine hours per week from the following list:
Intermediate Academic Listening
Intermediate Fluency and Presentation Skills
Note: This program can only be taken one time, and is strictly for students interested in learning English through business topics and skills development. This is primarily an English language program.
Application Fee: $150 (nonrefundable)
FedEx fee: $50 (optional, but recommended)
2014 Tuition: $3,750
International Student Service Fee: $350
Books/Materials: Approximately $250
(Payment for all books and instructional materials CANNOT be made in advance and are to be purchased upon arrival at UC San Diego.)
Apply Now! Click here for the 2014 International Programs application.
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