Chatham University

Pittsburgh Pathways - In the classroom

Students take a combination of ESL and academic courses. ESL courses develop your academic English skills, such as listening to lectures, giving presentations, and writing research papers. Sample academic courses include:

  • ART 103 Introduction to Visual Culture
  • ECN 101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • HIS 100 Introduction to World History
  • HIS 102 Intro to American History
  • MTH 108 Precalculus
  • MTH 110 Elementary Statistics
  • MTH 151 Calculus I
  • SUS 100 Sustainable Systems
  • SUS 102 Foundations of Sustainability

Tutoring and other academic support are available to help you succeed in your courses.

Students take ESL courses at Eden Hall on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and academic courses on Shadyside Campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Here's what a sample schedule might look like:

 

M

T

W

TH

F

ELI 108 Academic Communication
9-10:15 am
Eden Hall

Academic Course 1
10-11:15am
Shadyside

ELI 108 Academic Communication
9-10:15 am
Eden Hall

Academic Course 1
10-11:15am
Shadyside

ELI 108 Academic Communication
9-9:50 am
Eden Hall

ELI 104 Academic Composition
10:30-11:45 am
Eden Hall

Academic Course 2
12:45-2:00 pm
Shadyside

ELI 104 Academic Composition
10:30-11:45 am
Eden Hall

Academic Course 2
12:45-2:00 pm
Shadyside

ELI 104 Academic Composition
10-10:50 am
Eden Hall

ELP 103 Advanced Grammar
1-2:15 pm
Eden Hall

Conversation partners, tutoring, or entertainment
2-5:00 pm
Shadyside

ELP 103 Advanced Grammar
1-2:15 pm
Eden Hall

Conversation partners, tutoring, or entertainment
2-5:00 pm
Shadyside

ELP 103 Advanced Grammar
11-11:50 am
Eden Hall

Conversation hours and tutoring

Conversation hours and tutoring

Occasional weekend activities

Occasional evening activities