International Year One in Computer Science

Introduction

Overview

Drew has academic partnerships with prestigious universities that put students on the fast track to advanced degrees. After studying computer science or cybersecurity at Drew, you can choose to pursue one of the following combined degree programs:

  • Cybersecurity with New York University (BA/BS + MS)
  • Software Engineering with Stevens Institute of Technology (BA + MS)

Fast facts

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.
  • Courses are taught by a team of faculty from among the humanities disciplines, such as art history, classics, English, European languages history, literature, music, philosophy and religion departments.
  • Each course is taught by two professors who put their fields together on a thematic basis.
  • 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.
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

CSCI 150

Introduction to Computer Science in Python

4 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

General Elective

Elective

4 Credits

EAP 201

English for Academic Purposes II (Reading & Writing)

4 Credits

DREW 110

Launch Workshop: Preparation for Career and Academic Success

1 Credits

CSCI 151

Object Oriented Programming in Java

4 Credits

EAP 202

Public Speaking

4 Credits

Semester 3

Course title

Credit hours

WRTG 101

College Writing for ESOL

4 Credits

General Elective

Elective

4 Credits

CSCI 230 or 260 or 350

Web Application Development or Computer Systems and Architecture or Computer Networks and Security

8 Credits

Semester 4

Course title

Credit hours

General Elective

Elective

4 Credits

General Elective

Elective

4 Credits

CSCI 255 or 230 or 357

Introduction to Cybersecurity or Data Structures or Cryptography

8 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Computer Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Cybersecurity-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Engineering (Dual Degree Programs - Columbia and Washington U)-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Statistics-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Start Dates August January May
Program length Year 1 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.

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

Computer Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Cybersecurity-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Engineering (Dual Degree Programs - Columbia and Washington U)-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Statistics-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-