English Language Acquisition (ELA)

“Integrated English literacy and civics education” (IEL/CE) is defined as “education services provided to English language learners who are adults, including professionals with degrees and credentials in their native countries, that enables such adults to achieve competency in the English language and acquire the basic and more advanced skills needed to function effectively as parents, workers, and citizens in the United States. Such services shall include instruction in literacy and English language acquisition and instruction on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and civic participation, and may include workforce training.”

BCCC offers two options:

  • Day ELA class, Building 8, Room 827
  • Night ELA class, Building 8, Room 813

For a list of classes, please view our Schedule of Classes link.