Academic Certificate in Language & Literary Culture of the USA
Rio Salado College

Program Details

Designed for non-native English speakers, this online Academic Certificate in Language & Literary Culture focuses on North American English.  As a 100% online program, this Rio Salado coursework can be completed at home, around your busy schedule.  The focus of this certificate is to improve reading and writing skills, while enhancing your vocabulary.  Subjects covered include:

  • Composition
  • Business writing
  • American literature
  • Critical reading


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Accuplacer college placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

Rio Salado College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.