An award-winning, accredited university program designed to help students improve their command of the English language while earning credits at La Salle, BUSCA allows students to earn their associate degree, perfect their English, and receive university credits all at once.
The BUSCA program at La Salle is a four semester Associate of the Arts program that offers Hispanic students a unique opportunity to transform their lives and their futures. In an inclusive learning community that focuses on the distinctive academic challenges of bilingual students, BUSCA students are supported by a nurturing and demanding faculty and staff in their pursuit of developing foundational knowledge, improving language skills, deepening curiosity, and increasing self-confidence. BUSCA graduates are equipped to continue their education, become lifelong learners, and to be empowered bilingual leaders in our communities and society.
Use written and oral conventions of American English clearly and effectively in a classroom and professional setting.
Summarize, paraphrase, and extrapolate meaning from readings, conversations, and research.
Explain, analyze, and critique information in written and spoken form.
Conduct and evaluate research effectively.
Improve academic Spanish-language skills, with a particular emphasis on reading and writing.