International Year One in Fine and Performing Arts

Introduction

Overview

An INTO Hofstra International Year One program in Fine and Performing Arts will prepare students to enter their next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Hofstra 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

Award

This Pathway program leads to a bachelor's degree at Hofstra University.

Why Hofstra University?

  • Hofstra University places an emphasis on undergraduate and graduate research, out-of-classroom learning experiences, and one-on-one personal attention with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • INTO Hofstra's Pathway programs are ideal for international students who need additional English language and academic preparation before continuing to a degree program at a US university.
  • Faculty, many of whom are industry-leading professionals, are dedicated to the education and passions of students.
  • 73% of students completed an internship before graduating (Class of 2017-2018)
Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.5. High school diploma.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 60, TOEFL Essentials 6.5, Duolingo 90, IELA 162, Password 6, or Completion of AE Level 4.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 29 August 2022 - Mon 19 December 2022
Mon 23 January 2023 - Fri 19 May 2023

$52,170


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 23 January 2023 - Fri 19 May 2023
Mon 22 May 2023 - Fri 25 August 2023

$52,170


Degree program components

124-132 credit-hour program
30 credit hours apply from Pathway
94-102 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

ESL 105

Advanced Reading, Writing and Grammar I

3 Credits

ESL 106

Advanced Speaking, Listening and Viewing I

3 Credits

FA or MUS

Fine and Performing Arts Elective

3 Credits

MATH 040

Linear Mathematics and Matrices

3 Credits

GEOL 001

Planet Earth

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

ESL 111

Advanced Reading, Writing and Grammar II

3 Credits

ESL 112

Advanced Speaking, Listening and Viewing II

3 Credits

FA or MUS

Fine and Performing Arts Elective

3 Credits

PSY 001

Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

CSC 005

Overview of Computer Science

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Dance-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Dance-B.F.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

The B.F.A. in Dance or B.F.A. Theater Arts will require an audition. After progression, students can continue to take courses relevant to their major as they prepare for the audition.


Drama-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Ceramics-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Ceramics-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Design-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Design-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Painting-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Painting-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Photography-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Sculpture-Industrial Design-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Sculpture-Industrial Design-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - History/Literature-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - Jazz and Commercial Music-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - Music Business-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - Performance-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - Theory/Composition-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Theater Arts-B.F.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

The B.F.A. in Dance or B.F.A. Theater Arts will require an audition. After progression, students can continue to take courses relevant to their major as they prepare for the audition.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.5. High school diploma.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 60, TOEFL Essentials 6.5, Duolingo 90, IELA 162, Password 6, or Completion of AE Level 4.

Dates & fees

August 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 28 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
Tue 16 January 2024 - Fri 10 May 2024


January 2024 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 16 January 2024 - Fri 10 May 2024
Mon 20 May 2024 - Fri 23 August 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Dance-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Dance-B.F.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

The B.F.A. in Dance or B.F.A. Theater Arts will require an audition. After progression, students can continue to take courses relevant to their major as they prepare for the audition.


Drama-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Ceramics-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Ceramics-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Design-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Design-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Painting-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Painting-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Photography-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Sculpture-Industrial Design-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Fine Arts - Sculpture-Industrial Design-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - History/Literature-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - Jazz and Commercial Music-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - Music Business-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - Performance-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music - Theory/Composition-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Music-B.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades


Theater Arts-B.F.A.

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

The B.F.A. in Dance or B.F.A. Theater Arts will require an audition. After progression, students can continue to take courses relevant to their major as they prepare for the audition.