ESL Program Structure

The ESL Bridge is a credit-bearing, one-year program that is integrated within OBU’s undergraduate curriculum.  A student enrolled in the ESL Bridge will follow the structure outlined below:

Fall Term 

  • ESL Bridge Reading – 3 credits
  • ESL Bridge Speaking and Listening – 3 credits
  • ESL Bridge Writing – 3 credits
  • Elective – 3 credits

Spring Term –

  • ESL Bridge Advanced Writing – 3 credits
  • Undergraduate coursework – 9 credits