International Year One in Languages, Literatures and Cultures - French or Spanish

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Languages, Literatures and Cultures will prepare students to enter their next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Colorado State University.

Key information

  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Fast facts

Class duration

12-16 hours per week

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 14

Award

This leads to a variety of bachelor's programs at Colorado State University.

Why Colorado State University?

  • Colorado State University is home to 27,500 students including 4,580 graduate students.
  • CSU French courses include language, linguistics, translation, and French and Francophone literatures and cultures.
  • Students in French, German or Spanish can obtain a teacher license through the School of Education in order to teach their language in Colorado public schools.
  • Spanish courses include language, linguistics, translation, Latin American literatures and cultures, Peninsular literatures and cultures and Transatlantic studies.
  • The department strongly encourages Education Abroad and has exchange agreements in place with universities in several countries.
Start Dates January May
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

January 2021 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 11 January 2021 - Fri 14 May 2021
Mon 17 May 2021 - Fri 6 August 2021

$34,260


May 2021 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 10 May 2021 - Fri 6 August 2021
Mon 16 August 2021 - Fri 17 December 2021

$34,260


Degree program components

120 credit hour program
24-28 credit hours apply from Pathway
92-96 credits remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

LSPA/LFRE/LGER 105/107/200/201/300/3xx

First Year Language or Second Year Language or Reading and Writing for Communication or Upper Division Course

3-5 Credits

EAP 100

International Graduate Student Success

6 Credits

MATH

Math Course

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 102

Advanced International Undergraduate Success

3 Credits

HIST 1XX

Approved History Course

3 Credits

One of three options

6-8 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Languages, Literatures and Cultures-B.A.

A

2.5 CSU GPA

Grade of C or better

Grade of C or better in all classes. No unresolved W or I or U grades.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2021 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 16 August 2021 - Fri 10 December 2021
Mon 10 January 2022 - Fri 6 May 2022


January 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 10 January 2022 - Fri 6 May 2022


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Languages, Literatures and Cultures-B.A.

A

2.5 CSU GPA

Grade of C or better

Grade of C or better in all classes. No unresolved W or I or U grades.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 15 August 2022 - Fri 9 December 2022


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 5 May 2023


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Languages, Literatures and Cultures-B.A.

A

2.5 CSU GPA

Grade of C or better

Grade of C or better in all classes. No unresolved W or I or U grades.