8 hours per week, 0 credit. Enhances the ability to write and read academic English at the intermediate and upper-intermediate level respectively while developing strategies to think critically and to apply accurate grammar, vocabulary and mechanics. Includes a 2-hour lab component to extend students' language development.
1 hour per week, 0 credit. Introduces students to the history and values of American University of Sharjah (AUS). Encourages students to explore opportunities on campus and expand skills related to study techniques and career development, health and wellness, personal development, sports and performances, community and physical environment.
3 hours per week, 0 credit. Provides an engaging context to develop English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Explores ways to develop grammar and vocabulary while learning about different interest areas. Introduces content related materials through authentic experiences.
3 hours per week, plus lab if applicable, depending on the elective. Credits depend on the elective.
Click here for more information in the AUS undergraduate catalog. Refer to the prerequisites for each course.
A maximum of six credit hours can be taken in one semester/term.
3 hours per week, 0 credit. Focuses on speaking and listening skills at the intermediate and upper-intermediate level respectively while developing the ability to participate in discussions and deliver oral presentations as well as the ability to understand spoken English.
Students are exempt from ELP 221 if they submit a listening part score of at least 6.5 IELTS, 20 iBt or 54 ITP during registration or by the end of the add/drop period to the AUS Testing Center.
3 hours per week, 0 credit. Emphasizes time management, note-taking, public presentations, critical thinking skills, problem solving, adapting to university life and developing personal skills.
The Bridge Program Exit Test is available for students who achieve the required English Proficiency score and pass ELP 111, ELP 121 (combined with either ELP 211 or 221) and one BPE course. This test is scheduled as required. Test arrangements and results will be communicated to the student by the Achievement Academy Director and/or the Testing Coordinator. The Bridge Program Exit Test can only be taken once.
If a student does not achieve the required score on the Bridge Program Exit Test, the student will have to register for ELP 211 and/or ELP 221 as applicable to meet the AABP exit requirements.
To see the course requirements, click here.