International Year One in General

Introduction

Overview

An INTO Hofstra International Year One program in General 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 leads to a bachelor's program 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 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, Duolingo 90, IELA 162, Password 6, or Completion of AE Level 4.

Dates & fees

January 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 24 January 2022 - Fri 20 May 2022
Mon 23 May 2022 - Fri 26 August 2022

$50,650


Degree program components

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

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

ESL 106

Advanced Listening, Viewing and Speaking I

3 Credits

ESL 105

Advanced Reading, Writing and Grammar I

3 Credits

FA 014

Drawing and Perception I

3 Credits

MATH 040

Linear Mathematics and Matrices

3 Credits

GEOL 001

Planet Earth

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

ESL 112

Advanced Listening, Viewing and Speaking II

3 Credits

ESL 111

Advanced Reading, Writing and Grammar II

3 Credits

PSY 001

Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

CSC 005

Overview of Computer Science

3 Credits

GEOG 001

World Regional Geography

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Africana Studies-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


American Studies-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


Anthropology - Archaeology-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


Anthropology-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


Art History-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


Asian Studies-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


Chinese Studies-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


Chinese-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


Classics - Classical Civilizations-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


Classics - Classical Languages and Literatures-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


Criminology-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


Early Childhood and Childhood Education-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


Economics-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


English - Children's and Young Adult Literature-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


English - Creative Writing and Literature-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


English - Literatures in English-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


English - Publishing Studies and Literature-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


English-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


Film Studies and Production-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


Forensic Science-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


French-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


Geographic Information Systems-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


Geography - Geographic Information Systems-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


Geography-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


German-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


Global Studies-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


Hebrew-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


History-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


Italian-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


Japanese Studies-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


Japanese-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


Jewish Studies-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


Labor Studies-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


Latin American and Caribbean Studies-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


Latin-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


Linguistics-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


Mathematical Business Economics-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


Mathematical Economics-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


Mathematics - Actuarial Science-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


Mathematics - Applied Mathematics-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


Mathematics - Chemistry-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


Mathematics - Computer Science-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


Mathematics - Engineering-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


Mathematics - Physics-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


Mathematics-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


Mathematics-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


Philosophy-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


Philosophy-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


Political Science-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


Psychology-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


Psychology-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


Public Policy and Public Service-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


Religion-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


Rhetoric and Public Advocacy - Political Communication-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


Rhetoric and Public Advocacy - Speech Communication-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


Russian-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


STEM-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


Secondary Education - Dance Education-B.S.ED.

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

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


Secondary Education - Fine Arts Education-B.S.ED.

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

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


Secondary Education - Music Education-B.S.ED.

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

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


Sociology-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


Spanish-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


Sustainability Studies-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


Sustainability Studies-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


Women's Studies-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


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, Duolingo 90, IELA 162, Password 6, or Completion of AE Level 4.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 29 August 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Tue 17 January 2023 - Fri 12 May 2023


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 17 January 2023 - Fri 12 May 2023
Mon 15 May 2023 - Fri 18 August 2023


Degree program components

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

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

ESL 106

Advanced Listening, Viewing and Speaking I

3 Credits

ESL 105

Advanced Reading, Writing and Grammar I

3 Credits

FA 014

Drawing and Perception I

3 Credits

MATH 040

Linear Mathematics and Matrices

3 Credits

GEOL 001

Planet Earth

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

ESL 112

Advanced Listening, Viewing and Speaking II

3 Credits

ESL 111

Advanced Reading, Writing and Grammar II

3 Credits

PSY 001

Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

CSC 005

Overview of Computer Science

3 Credits

GEOG 001

World Regional Geography

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Africana Studies-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


American Studies-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


Anthropology - Archaeology-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


Anthropology-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


Art History-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


Asian Studies-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


Chinese Studies-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


Chinese-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


Classics - Classical Civilizations-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


Classics - Classical Languages and Literatures-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


Criminology-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


Early Childhood and Childhood Education-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


Economics-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


English - Children's and Young Adult Literature-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


English - Creative Writing and Literature-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


English - Literatures in English-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


English - Publishing Studies and Literature-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


English-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


Forensic Science-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


French-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


Geographic Information Systems-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


Geography - Geographic Information Systems-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


Geography-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


German-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


Global Studies-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


History-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


Italian-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


Japanese Studies-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


Japanese-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


Jewish Studies-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


Labor Studies-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


Latin American and Caribbean Studies-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


Latin-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


Linguistics-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


Mathematical Business Economics-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


Mathematical Economics-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


Mathematical Finance-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


Mathematics - Actuarial Science-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


Mathematics - Applied Mathematics-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


Mathematics - Chemistry-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


Mathematics - Computer Science-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


Mathematics - Engineering-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


Mathematics - Physics-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


Mathematics-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


Mathematics-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


Philosophy-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


Philosophy-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


Political Science-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


Psychology-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


Psychology-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


Public Policy and Public Service-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


Religion-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


Rhetoric and Public Advocacy - Political Communication-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


Rhetoric and Public Advocacy - Speech Communication-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


Russian-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


STEM-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


Secondary Education - Dance Education-B.S.ED.

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

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


Secondary Education - Fine Arts Education-B.S.ED.

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

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


Secondary Education - Music Education-B.S.ED.

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

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


Sociology-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


Spanish-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


Sustainability Studies-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


Sustainability Studies-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


Women's Studies-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