Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Certificates

Certificate Requirements
ESL Foundations Certificate ESAL 0220, 0230, 0250, 0270, 0280
(Students may use core ESAL courses at a higher level to qualify for this certificate.)
ESL Intermediate Certificate ESAL 0320, 0340, 0350, 0370, 0380
(Students may use core ESAL courses at a higher level to qualify for this certificate.)
ESL Academic Preparation Certificate ESAL 0420, 0450, 0470, 0480 and 1 ESAL elective course
(Students may use up to two ESAL courses at a higher level to qualify for this certificate.)
ESL Advanced Academic Preparation Certificate ESAL 0580, 0570, one ESAL elective course and two additional ESAL elective or academic courses.

Note: Level 5 core ESAL courses cannot be used as a substitute for an ESL elective.

Download the Application for ESAL Certificate form


English as a Second Language with an Introduction to Business

Requirements
Satisfactory completion of: Credits
ESAL Level 4 (ESAL 0420, 0450, 0470 and 0480) 12
One ESAL elective 3
Any SOBE courses (BBUS, BUEC, ECON) 6
Total 21

English as a Second Language with an Introduction to Arts

Requirements
Satisfactory completion of: Credits
ESAL Level 4 (ESAL 0420, 0450, 0470 and 0480) 12
One ESAL elective 3
Any Faculty of Arts courses 6
Total 21

English as a Second Language with an Introduction to Fine Arts

Requirements
Satisfactory completion of: Credits
ESAL Level 4 (ESAL 0420, 0450, 0470 and 0480) 12
One ESAL elective 3
Any Fine Arts courses 6
Total 21

English as a Second Language with an Introduction to Sciences

Requirements
Satisfactory completion of: Credits
ESAL Level 4 (ESAL 0420, 0450, 0470 and 0480) 12
One ESAL elective 3
Any Science courses 6
Total 21