International Year One in Business

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Business will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Drew 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. This Pathway program leads to a business major.
  • Drew International Year One programs are two years long, providing students with comprehensive support for the first half of their studies.

Fast facts

Class duration

12-16 hours per week

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 20

Award

This leads to a bachelor's program at Drew University.

Why Drew University?

  • Drew University places an emphasis on undergraduate research, out-of-classroom learning experiences, and one-on-one personal attention with average class sizes of just 17 students.
  • Students spend two days each week in New York City during the semester-long Wall Street immersion program.
  • Drew alumni working in New York, New Jersey and throughout the tri-state region frequently return to campus to share their career advice and insights with current students.
  • The RISE program gives students the opportunity to work alongside the likes of 2016 Nobel Prize winner in medicine and Drew RISE fellow Dr. William Campbell.
  • Students choose from a variety of elective courses that help them understand current challenges faced by policymakers, companies and organizations.
Start Dates August January May
Program length Year 1

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma with a US equivalent of a 2.5 GPA.

English language entry requirements

Year 1: TOEFL 60 (11 minimum subscores), TOEFL Essentials 6.5 (6.0 minimum subscores) IELTS 5.5 (5.0 minimum subscores), PTEA 44, Password overall level 6, IELA 162 (154 minimum subscores), or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(Year 1)

Sun 21 August 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Wed 11 January 2023 - Wed 10 May 2023

$44,430


January 2023 start
(Year 1)

Wed 11 January 2023 - Wed 10 May 2023
Wed 17 May 2023 - Fri 11 August 2023

$44,430


May 2023 start
(Year 1)

Wed 17 May 2023 - Fri 11 August 2023
Sun 20 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023

$44,430


Degree program components

129 credit hour program
65 credit hours apply from Pathway
64 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

AMST 101

American Popular Culture

4 Credits

EAP 102

English for Academic Purposes I (Listening & Speaking)

4 Credits

EAP 101

English for Academic Purposes I (Reading & Writing)

4 Credits

ECON 101

Microeconomics

4 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 201

English for Academic Purposes II (Reading & Writing)

4 Credits

SOC 101 or ANTH 104

Introduction to Sociology or Cultural Diversity

4 Credits

DREW 110

Launch Workshop: Preparation for Career and Academic Success

1 Credits

ECON 102

Macroeconomics

4 Credits

EAP 202

Public Speaking

4 Credits

Semester 3

Course title

Credit hours

WRTG 101

College Writing for ESOL

4 Credits

BST 115

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

4 Credits

Humanities/Social Sciences

General Education Course

4 Credits

MATH 117

Introduction to Statistics

4 Credits

Semester 4

Course title

Credit hours

REL 214 or SOC 217

Business Ethics or The Sociology of Management

4 Credits

Elective

College Elective

4 Credits

Elective

College Elective

4 Credits

ECON 301

Intermediate Microeconomics

4 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Accounting-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Business-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Economics-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Finance-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below a C-


Marketing-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Start Dates August January May
Program length Year 1

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma with a US equivalent of a 2.5 GPA.

English language entry requirements

Year 1: TOEFL 60 (11 minimum subscores), TOEFL Essentials 6.5 (6.0 minimum subscores) IELTS 5.5 (5.0 minimum subscores), PTEA 44, Password overall level 6, IELA 162 (154 minimum subscores), or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2023 start
(Year 1)

Sun 20 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
Wed 10 January 2024 - Wed 8 May 2024


January 2024 start
(Year 1)

Wed 10 January 2024 - Wed 8 May 2024
Wed 15 May 2024 - Fri 9 August 2024


May 2024 start
(Year 1)

Wed 15 May 2024 - Fri 9 August 2024
Sun 18 August 2024 - Fri 13 December 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Accounting-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Business-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Economics-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Finance-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below a C-


Marketing-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-