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English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses prepare students for college credit classes for a degree or certificate. We offer classes to help you with reading and vocabulary, listening and speaking, grammar, and writing. Currently, all classes are delivered online.


ELL Course List

ELL-310 Low Intermediate Grammar and Writing
ELL-311 Low Intermediate Reading
ELL-312 Low Intermediate Listening and Pronunciation
ELL-313 High Intermediate Grammar
ELL-314 High Intermediate Reading and Writing
ELL-315 High Intermediate Listening and Presentations
ELL-316 Advanced Grammar
ELL-317 Advanced Reading and Writing
ELL-318 Advanced Listening and Note Taking
ELL-319 Capstone Grammar and Editing
ELL-320 Capstone Reading and Writing

To find what courses are being offered this term, check out our course search.

To complete the EAP program, students must pass or test out of the ELL-318, ELL-319 and ELL-320 courses. At this point, students are eligible to register for ENG-101 and credit courses that allow concurrent ENG-101 registration. For information, or to make an appointment with an ELL advisor, contact us at or 410-777-2901.

ELL Continuing Education Certificate

ELL students who have completed ELL-318, ELL-319 and ELL-320 can apply for a Continuing Education Certificate which is designed for personal enrichment and enhanced quality of life. To apply, submit a Student Application for Continuing Education Certificate to from your MyAACC email. 

TITLE OF CERTIFICATE - English for Academic Purposes - Capstone. 


Course Costs

  • Residents of Anne Arundel County: $427 ($217 for ELL 319)
  • Residents of other Maryland counties: $437 ($227 for ELL 319)
  • Out-of-state residents, non-U.S. citizens and non-Green Card holders: $872 ($452 for ELL 319)
  • Find information about the Maryland Dream Act and contact Owen Andrews at 410-777-2926.

*Required textbooks additional.


Follow the steps below to register for classes.

Submit an Application

If you are a new student, start by submitting a credit student application. The placement test (LOEP) is required for new students. Find more information about LOEP.

Register for Classes

New and returning students can register online through MyAACC using the following steps.

  1. Log on to MyAACC. Find additional information on accessing your MyAACC.
  2. From the menu in the upper left-hand corner, select Self Services > Credit Students > Registration > Register for Credit Sections.
  3. Select the term you'd like to register for.
  4. Select the subject English Language Learning-Ce from the dropdown list.
  5. Select your classes. Each chosen course will be added to your checkout basket.
  6. Review your registration costs.
  7. Make your tuition payment.

After completing your online registration, you’ll receive an email confirming your registration activity. Check your class schedule in MyAACC for updates before the term begins.

If you do not remember your login information or have not attended AACC in the past five years, you may need to have your account reactivated. Contact the Technical Call Center for assistance.

Pay for Your Classes

Tuition costs include registration fees. Cash, check, ATM, American Express, Discover, Visa or MasterCard accepted. 

Learn more about paying for classes.

Noncredit Course Policies

Learn more about Noncredit Course Policies here.

Late Registration

Eligible students registering for EAP classes after the start date must contact the ELL office at Students approved for the late entrance must attend advising/tutoring sessions to assess their progress and identify which additional ELL or college resources are necessary. Tuition for late registration is not prorated.


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English Language Learning

Office Hours


8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In Person

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Glen Burnie Town Center, Room 401