Language Institute ... Courses

Columbus State Skill Devlopment Center Language Courses

Understanding English is the vehicle toward success in the U.S. and many other parts of the world. Thus, Columbus State Community College's Language Institute offers several English courses to meet your individual needs. These include:

Basic English Courses

The non-credit courses in the Basic English as a Second Language program are designed to provide a foundation of spoken and written English. Courses are offered on an open-enrollment basis each term. They are also available by contract with businesses or organizations in central Ohio.

A placement test is needed in order to determine the starting level for the Basic English classes. Click on the “Testing” link on the left for information about testing schedules and costs.

Other Languages

These non-credit courses are designed to provide a basic level of conversational skill and cultural understanding. By the end of these classes, students will be able to ask for and provide basic information as well as express simple statements on a variety of topics.