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International Year One in Liberal Arts

International Year One in Liberal Arts will prepare you to enter the second year of a bachelor's degree program at the University of South Florida. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 30 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 90 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 15 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 105 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry.
  • Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
  • Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway.
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This International Year One 1-Semester Pathway lasts six months and is designed for students who already have a higher level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79+ iBT, IELTS 6.5+ or PTEA 53+.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 2 May 2019 1 Semester $14,600
7 May 2019 2 August 2019 1 Semester $14,600

Class information

Class hours:

14-17 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60-78 iBT, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, Password Level 6 or Completion of Academic English Level 4.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 2 August 2019 2 Semesters $25,260
7 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters $25,260

Class information

Class hours:

14-17 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
This International Year One 3-Semester Pathway lasts 18 months and is designed for students who need a more intensive English-language program.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50+ iBT (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0+ (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Level 5.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 13 December 2019 3 Semesters $33,200

Class information

Class hours:

14-17 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79+ iBT, IELTS 6.5+ or PTEA 53+.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 2 May 2019 1 Semester $14,600
7 May 2019 2 August 2019 1 Semester $14,600

Class information

Class hours:

14-17 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60-78 iBT, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, Password Level 6 or Completion of Academic English Level 4.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 2 August 2019 2 Semesters $25,260
7 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters $25,260

Class information

Class hours:

14-17 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50+ iBT (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0+ (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Level 5.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 13 December 2019 3 Semesters $33,200

Class information

Class hours:

14-17 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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