Cypress College ESL Among the First in SoCal to Offer Transfer-level Composition ESL Course with UC/CSU Approval

The Cypress College ESL Department is proud to offer a NEW course: ESL 110 C College Composition for Non-Native Speakers (5 units). Starting Fall 2020, students have another option for freshman composition. ESL 110 C is among the first course of its kind in all of Southern California, and Cypress is one of only seven California community colleges to have an ESL course specifically designed for English language learners to complete their UC/CSU composition requirements.

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ESL 110 C College Composition for Non-Native Speakers focuses on language. It meets the Written Communication requirements for both UC/CSU transfer as well as Cypress College AA/AS degrees.

ESL 110 C Fast Facts:

  • Approved for transfer to the UCs (IGETC 1A)
  • Approved for transfer to the CSUs (CSU A2)
  • Approved for Cypress College AA/AS degrees (A1)
  • 5 units
  • Remote and fully online options available for Fall 2020

ESL 110 C is ideal for students wanting ongoing grammar and vocabulary instruction in their composition course. For more information, contact a Cypress College counselor or send an email to


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