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Applied English Center

Applied English Center courses provide English language instruction to non-native speakers of English. All international students whose native language is not English, including foreign students and residents or citizens of the United States, are required by the Faculty Senate Rules and Regulations to enroll in the English language courses, if any, specified for them by the AEC before enrolling in any academic work.

Admission to KU does not constitute a waiver of the English proficiency requirement from the Applied English Center.

Courses labeled ESLP are available for credit toward an undergraduate degree. To receive a grade of Credit, students must receive a grade of A, B, or C in the course. Transcripts show No Credit for ESLP courses in which students receive a grade of D or F.

A maximum of 9 hours of credit may count toward undergraduate degrees in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the School of Architecture, Design and Planning; and the School of Business.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.