English Language Aquisition(ELA) Citizenship
What does it mean to become a citizen of the United States? What benefits and rights are enjoyed by citizens? What are the responsibilities of citizenship? These questions, and many others, will be answered in this preparatory course of how to take the U.S. Citizenship Test. This course will prepare you to take each section of the U.S. Citizenship Test and it will cover topics such as Civics, the U.S. Government, History, Geography, Reading, and Writing. It will also cover tips on how to study for the test and how to most effectively prepare yourself for the test.

Beaufort County Community College Campus (Building 8, Room 827), Mondays, 1:00pm-4:00pm

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.”


Beaufort County Community College Campus (Building 8, Room 827), Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-12pm

Beaufort County Community College Campus (Building 8, Room 823), Tuesday & Thursday, 6pm-8:30pm

Ocracoke School (120 Schoolhouse Road, Ocracoke), Monday-Thursday, 3pm-8pm

Students may enroll in classes throughout the semester. There is no tuition charge. For more information regarding the College and Career Readiness program, please contact:

Penelope Radcliffe

Sandy Berry

Bobbie Lewis