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For students who use English as a second language
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Course Descriptions

PathwayConnect's academic courses are offered online through BYU-Idaho. Religion classes are offered through local institute programs or online through BYU-Idaho, depending on a student's age.

BYU-Idaho Academic Courses (for all students)

GS 120L LIFE SKILLS AND ENGLISH
5 CREDITS

GS 120L teaches basic life skills that can lead to success in both personal life and academic studies. The three main areas of study are: learning to learn, self-sufficiency, and disciple leadership. The topics studied include study skills, career and academic planning, provident living, budgeting, goal-setting, time management, learning to lead by teaching others, and blessing others with what is learned. English language development is also emphasized as everyday vocabulary, as well as mechanics and grammar, are applied in speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

ENG 106L BASIC WRITING AND ENGLISH
5 CREDITS

ENG 106L teaches basic writing conventions. Topics in this course include: understanding the writing process; writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and short essays; patterns of organization; rhetorical modes and purposes; audience analysis; the composing process; and editing. English language development is emphasized with a focus on the fundamentals of English grammar, including the major verb tenses and sentence structure patterns and their components.

MATH 100L INTRO TO ALGEBRA, FINANCE AND ENGLISH
5 CREDITS

MATH 100L is designed to help students review, learn, and retain the fundamentals of basic mathematics and algebra. Students will gain competency in entry-level college math skills; use Excel spreadsheet software to perform mathematical and financial computations; apply math skills to financial decisions such as loan payments, savings, and budgeting; and discuss provident living topics (e.g., self-reliance, stewardship, and personal finance). English language development is also emphasized as math and everyday vocabulary, as well as mechanics and grammar, are applied in speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Institute Courses (for Age 18-30 students)

INSTITUTE Courses
2 CREDITS

The institute courses 18–30-year-old students take vary at each institute location. Students should contact their local institute to find out which courses are offered.