International Year One in Engineering, Computing and Statistics

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Engineering, Computing and Statistics will prepare students to enter their next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at George Mason 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

17-21 hours per week

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 20

Award

This leads to a bachelor's program at George Mason University.

Why George Mason University?

  • Mason is ranked among the highest research universities in the US by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
  • Students will have the chance to explore the internship and recreational opportunities that only Washington, DC can offer.
  • Mason provides a great academic environment where you’ll get to interact with students from 130 countries and all 50 states.
  • Students can choose from one- to three-semester Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to Mason provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
Start Dates January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.3 minimum GPA equivalent.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6.0 in Knowledge and 5.0 in Writing, Completion of Academic English Core and OCS Level 4 or higher, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50 (before 7/15/19) or 90 (as of 7/15/19) (IELA required upon arrival).

Dates & fees

January 2021 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 12 January 2021 - Wed 12 May 2021
Mon 17 May 2021 - Fri 6 August 2021

$39,040


Degree program components

120+ credit hour program
30-34 credit hours apply from Pathway
86-90+ credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

Degree-Specific Courses

8-9 Credits

EAP 110

English Composition for Academic Disciplines

6 Credits

INYO 100

Transition INTO Mason I

1 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

ENGH 100

Composition for Multilingual Writers

4 Credits

Degree-Specific Courses

7-10 Credits

INYO 101

Transition INTO Mason II

1 Credits

EAP 100

Year One Composition and Advanced EAP Instruction

2 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Applied Computer Science-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Bioengineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Civil and Infrastructure Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Computer Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Computer Science-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Cyber Security Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Electrical Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Information Technology-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Mechanical Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Statistics-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Systems Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.3 minimum GPA equivalent.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6.0 in Knowledge and 5.0 in Writing, Completion of Academic English Core and OCS Level 4 or higher, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50 (before 7/15/19) or 90 (as of 7/15/19) (IELA required upon arrival).

Dates & fees

August 2021 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 16 August 2021 - Wed 15 December 2021
Thu 13 January 2022 - Wed 11 May 2022


January 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 11 January 2022 - Wed 11 May 2022
Mon 16 May 2022 - Fri 5 August 2022


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Applied Computer Science-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Bioengineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Civil and Infrastructure Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Computer Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Computer Science-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Cyber Security Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Electrical Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Information Technology-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Mechanical Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Statistics-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Systems Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.3 minimum GPA equivalent.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6.0 in Knowledge and 5.0 in Writing, Completion of Academic English Core and OCS Level 4 or higher, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50 (before 7/15/19) or 90 (as of 7/15/19) (IELA required upon arrival).

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 15 August 2022 - Wed 14 December 2022
Thu 12 January 2023 - Wed 10 May 2023


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 10 January 2023 - Wed 10 May 2023
Mon 15 May 2023 - Fri 4 August 2023


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Applied Computer Science-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Bioengineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Civil and Infrastructure Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Computer Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Computer Science-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Cyber Security Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Electrical Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Information Technology-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Mechanical Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Statistics-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.


Systems Engineering-B.S.

2.75 Mason GPA. B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses.

B- or better in MATH, CS, IT, ENGR, PHYS and STAT courses. C or better in other courses. No grades of NC, W or IN permitted.