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Earn college credit while studying English at FLS Chestnut Hill College!

The FLS Pathway+Credit program allows students to earn college credit towards their undergraduate degree while completing their English studies at FLS. Students can save time and money while getting a head start on their college studies. Students can earn credit in Business, Computer Science, and General Studies so that they can finish their degree at Chestnut Hill, or take their transferrable credit to another college or university.

Chestnut Hill College provides a strong transition to the American college experience. Small classes and passionate instructors give students the skills they need to succeed in the American university system. Chestnut Hill students have successfully transferred to competitive universities such as the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Drexel University, and Villanova University.

First Semester:

Students must be in FLS Level 12 or higher

Students will Take:

  • FLS Core Class
  • One College Skills Workshop One Academic Elective
  • One 3-credit college course:
  • Business – Macroeconomic Principles (or similar)

    Computer Science – Introduction to Computer Programming (or similar)

    General Ed – Foundations in the Liberal Arts (or similar)

Second Semester:

Students must be in FLS Level 14 or higher

Students will Take:

  • One College Skills Workshop (in place of our usual Academic Workshop)
  • One Academic Elective (Composition or similar) Two 3-credit college courses:
  • Business- Intro to Business, Financial Accounting (or similar)

    Computer Science – Introduction to Data Communications, Introduction to Computer Hardware and Peripherals (or similar)

    General Ed – Western Civilizations, General Psychology (or similar)

Program includes:

  • ESL and college preparation classes

  • For credit college classes

  • ESL texts (students must purchase college texts)

  • Airport Pickup

  • College advising/course selection assistance

  • Special college skills workshop

  • Meeting with college advisor or department chair once per month.

  • Observing college class once per month

  • Twin room homestay

  • Dorm option (for additional fee)

    Fall 2017 begins August 28th, 2017

    Spring 2018 begins January 16th, 2018




  • Study English and earn university credit at nationally-ranked Tennessee Tech University

    The FLS Pathway+Credit program lets students begin earning credit in Engineering, Education, or General Studies while also studying English. Our students jump ahead and save money by taking for-credit transferrable credit they can apply to their studies at TTU, or any US university.

    Tennessee Tech University is one of the most affordable universities in the US. Its Engineering, Science, and Math programs are nationally ranked. At the same time, small classes and outstanding instructors help students excel. In addition to the university’s academic excellence, students enjoy the university’s safe and friendly atmosphere. TTU students have successfully gone on to further their studies at institutions including Rhodes College, Vanderbilt University, and Duke University.

    First Semester:

    Students must be in FLS Level 12 or higher

    Students will Take:

    • FLS Core Class
    • One College Skills Workshop One Academic Elective
    • One 3-credit required General Education class towards Engineering, Education, or General Education.

    Second Semester:

    Students must be in FLS Level 14 or higher

    Students will Take:

    • One College Skills Workshop One Academic Elective
    • One 3-credit required General Education class towards Engineering, Education, or General Education.

    Program includes:

    • ESL and college preparation classes

    • For-credit college classes

    • Twin room homestay. Dormitory available for an additional fee.

    • ESL texts (students will purchase college texts)

    • Airport Pickup

    • College advising and course selection assistance

    • Meetings with a university advisor or department chair once per month.

    • Observation of a university class once per month

    • Accu-Placer test for placement in second semester program

      Fall 2017 begins August 28th, 2017

      Spring 2018 begins January 16th, 2018