Central Piedmont offers English courses for general education, core, and elective credit, including Developmental Reading and English (DRE) courses. While no English degrees are currently offered, these courses meet the needs and interests of students working towards a degree, diploma, or certificate, those who plan to transfer to four-year institutions, visiting students who wish to transfer credit back to their home institution, and others who are just interested in English.
What You Will Learn
English courses at Central Piedmont will provide you with instruction in composition, creative writing, and literature as well as college and career study skills. Upon completion of our English courses, you will:
- learn to write clearly and coherently in English in order to be prepared for other college-level courses, the workplace, and the conduct of your personal life
- gain experience in literature and the humanities in order to recognize and appreciate the aesthetic dimensions of your life
If you are interested in learning English as a second language (ESL), please visit:
- Academic ESL/English as a foreign language (earn college credit)
- College and Career Readiness ESL (does not earn college credit)
Why Choose Central Piedmont
We offer all students a real-world, hands-on, well-rounded education in order to provide the foundational skills and knowledge you need to succeed in any career.
Real World Education
At Central Piedmont, your education goes beyond what you learn in class. We offer numerous opportunities for you to enhance your learning — and to make friends, network, and pursue your passions — through clubs and organizations, sports, events and activities, leadership opportunities, job experience, volunteer experiences, visual and performing arts, and even international experiences.