Global English Institute - ESL
Classes include beginning through advanced writing and grammar, listening and speaking, and reading and vocabulary, which are offered at JCCC's main campus in Overland Park, Kansas, and affiliated off-campus sites.
The Global English Institute offers a many benefits to prepare you for social, academic and professional success, including:
- High-quality, low-cost, year-round classes
- Daytime and evening classes
- Face-to-face and online English for Academic Purposes (EAP) credit* courses
You must meet both admission and enrollment criteria, which includes among other things an English language proficiency requirement in order to study at JCCC. You may take other non-ESL college credit courses (three or more credit hours) in addition to up to nine credit hours of EAP courses each semester.
Although students enroll in various associate degree and certificate programs, most students complete the first 60 hours of general education courses in order to transfer to and complete the last 60 hours of their bachelor’s degree program at another undergraduate institution.
The Global English Institute is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
*3-credit-hour accumulation for successful completion of each EAP course (credit: a unit that equals one hour of class time each week for 16 weeks during the semester—EAP courses are 3 credit hours each)
Online Global English (EAP) Classes
All Global English (EAP) Classes
More Student Info
- GEI Brochure - English
- GEI Brochure - Español
- Conversation Partners Agreement
- JCCC Volunteer Opportunities
Program Director/Adjunct Faculty