English as a Second Language

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Learn English as a Second Language

The University’s ESL Program utilizes a goal-oriented, learner-based approach to determine and lessen a student’s weaknesses, while at the same time contributing to the student’s sense of wellbeing and accomplishment as they advance through the various levels and gain the confidence and English ability they seek.

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Accounting Certificate Overview

The English Language Introductory Program provides beginning and intermediate-level students with tools for communicating in English in everyday contexts. 

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“The classes are very dynamic and you have the opportunity to be able to work while you study since they also offer online classes. “

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English as a Second Language Curriculum

To receive an Associate of Science degree in Accounting, students must earn 60 semester credit hours. Unless noted otherwise, all courses carry three semester credits hours.

Program Outline

  • ESL 101: ESL for Beginner (0 Credits)
  • ESL 201: ESL for Intermediate Learners (0 credits)
  • ESL 301: ESL for Advanced Beginners(0 credits)
  • ESL 401: ESL for High Intermediate Learners (0 credits)
  • ESL 501: ESL for Low Intermediate Learners (0 credits)
  • ESL 601: ESL for Advanced Learners (0 credits)
  • CPE 101: College Preparatory English I (0 credits)
  • CPE 201: College Preparatory English II (0 credits)

English as a Second Language Requirements & Outcomes

Students who complete the ESL Program’s courses, will be able to:

  • Successfully compete at the collegiate level with peers and native speakers;
  • Speak with minimal accent and preparation to a topic which they have researched or about which they are familiar;
  • Respond in oral and/or written fashion to an integrated activity designed to compare a reading passage and a lecture ;
  • Write an academically competitive research and/or opinion paper, exercising proper citation technique and using a variety of primary and/or secondary sources;
  • Comprehend and articulate the topic, main ideas, and supporting details contained with a reading passage or spoken lecture;
  • Utilize the English abilities to successfully perform and/or obtain promotion in the workplace.
  • Students will be placed in a level-appropriate class (see below) following a written placement test, a brief interview and such other considerations as the Director of ESL may from time to time determine.

Admission is open to any person without regard to linguistic and socioeconomic background, gender, race, ethnicity, and religion.
University of the Potomac admits students who are high school graduates or who have an equivalent form of high school completion.
Applicants to University of the Potomac must:

  • Complete an admissions interview conducted in person or via online methods.
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Submit official academic evidence of completion of secondary education (high school or equivalent). Academic evidence should be translated into English. Document can be either:
    • Original verification letter from secondary/high school institution officer or certified (attested) copy
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examinations (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement)(if applicable)
  • Submit copy of passport.
  • Submit a copy of I-94 (if transferring from another US institution or upon arrival in the US).
  • Submit copy of valid visa (upon arrival in the US or transferring from another US institution).
  • Proof of sufficient finances shown in U.S. currency/dollar. One or more of the following:
    • Personal funds – official bank statement or
    • Sponsor official bank statement – affidavit of support accompanied with official bank statement
  • Pay U.S. $100 non-refundable application fee.
  • Pay U.S. $100 enrollment fee upon acceptance.
  • Pay mailing fee for I-20 $50 (if applicable).

 

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Bachelor in Accounting Jobs & Opportunities

Accounting careers continue to show very strong growth and opportunities in the future. Accounting positions are ranked #3  of best business jobs by U. S. News and World Report. This program enables students to experience the necessary education
required to analyze transactions, prepare journal entries and manage a
company’s payroll or books.

Bookkeepers, accountants and auditing clerks are an organization’s financial record keepers. Their duties are imperative to the survival of a business, no matter how large or small. They may update and maintain one or more accounting records.

They also tabulate expenditures, receipts, accounts payable and receivable and track profit and loss. They represent a wide range of skills and knowledge, from full-charge bookkeepers who can maintain an entire company’s financial records to accounting clerks who handle specific, individual business accounts.

 

Bookkeeper

Bookkeepers are responsible for recording a business’ financial transactions, including payments, invoices, checks and bills.

Accounting Assistant

Accounting assistants use software programs to perform a variety of financial-related tasks, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, collections, and reconciliations.

Payroll Clerk

Payroll clerks are responsible for assisting in managing employee compensation, including verifying hours worked, completing weekly payroll and process employee status and information changes.

Accounting Technician

Accounting technicians are responsible for assisting in the reporting and maintenance of financial accounting data, records and transactions.

Accounts Receivable Clerk

Accounts receivable clerks process and reconcile financial transactions related to incoming receivables, including processing invoices, credit memos, payments, and deposits.

Sales Manager

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Associate of Science in Accounting Frequently Asked Questions

Depends. Take as much time as you wish, but our associate degree program is specifically designed for busy, working adults who want to finish fast. At the University of the Potomac, you can earn your A.S. Accounting in as little as 24 months.

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