PPP (Patriot Plus Program)

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The Patriot Plus Program sets you up for success. It allows you to begin earning credits toward your degree as you improve your ability to learn in English, by combing regular George Mason courses with additional language and learning support.  You'll move you successfully through your first year, develop a strong foundation for your future work at George Mason, and, best of all, graduate in the same amount of time as direct entry students.

PPP Curriculum

Business and Economics

Course Number Course Title Credits PPP Support Section

First Semester

EAP 110 English and Composition for Academic Disciplines 6 Yes
MATH Course based on intended major and skill level 3-4  
INYO 105 American Cultures 3 Yes
INYO 100 Transition INTO Mason I 1 Yes
BUS 100 Business and Society 3  

Second Semester

ENGH 100 Composition for Multilingual Writers 4 Yes
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Communication 3  
EAP 101 Language Support for Fundamentals of Communication 1 Yes
EAP 100 English for Academic Purposes for the Disciplines 2 Yes
HIST 125 Introduction to World History 3  
ECON 103 Contemporary Microeconomic Principles 3  

Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Course Number Course Title Credits PPP Support Section

First Semester

EAP 110 English and Composition for Academic Disciplines 6 Yes
MATH Course based on intended major and skill level 3-4  
INYO 105 American Cultures 3 Yes
INYO 100 Transition INTO Mason I 1 Yes
CONF 101 Conflict and Our World 3  

Second Semester

ENGH 100 Composition for Multilingual Writers 4 Yes
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Communication 3  
EAP 101 Language Support for Fundamentals of Communication 1 Yes
EAP 100 English for Academic Purposes for the Disciplines 2 Yes
HIST 125 Introduction to World History 3  
GLOA 101 Introduction to Global Affairs 3  

 

 

Global Affairs

Course Number Course Title Credits PPP Support Section

First Semester

EAP 110 English and Composition for Academic Disciplines 6 Yes
MATH Course based on intended major and skill level 3-4  
INYO 105 American Cultures 3 Yes
INYO 100 Transition INTO Mason I 1 Yes
GLOA 101 Introduction to Global Affairs 3  

Second Semester

ENGH 100 Composition for Multilingual Writers 4 Yes
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Communication 3  
EAP 101 Language Support for Fundamentals of Communication 1 Yes
EAP 100 English for Academic Purposes for the Disciplines 2 Yes
HIST 125 Introduction to World History 3  
CON F 101 Conflict and our World 3  

 

Soyoung Choi, Economics, Junior

Soyoung Choi, Economics, Junior

"I've never lived abroad and I used to struggle to fully understand and speak English. I always constructed words and sentences in my head first before saying anything. Now, I'm comfortable speaking English."

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