International Year One in Fine Arts

Introduction

Overview

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One in Fine Arts will prepare the student to enter their next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Key information

  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • 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

15-18 hours per week

Award

This leads to an undergraduate degree program at Illinois State University.

Why Illinois State University?

  • The College of Fine Arts' extensive visiting artists program introduces students to a wide range of contemporary artists in all disciplines.
  • Programs support talented, passionate students pursuing their dreams in music, theatre, art, dance, and interactive media.
  • Students can choose from one- to two-semester Pathway programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to Illinois State provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Degrees that do NOT require a portfolio for entry are listed below: - Theatre - Film & Digital Media - Theatre - Theatre Studies - Theatre Teacher Education - Art History New students are not able to submit applications for admission to the following programs, but may submit a portfolio/audition during their study at Illinois State University based on program requirements: - Music Composition* - BFA Graphic Design* - BFA Studio Arts*

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Degrees that do NOT require a portfolio for entry are listed below: - Theatre - Film & Digital Media - Theatre - Theatre Studies - Theatre Teacher Education - Art History New students are not able to submit applications for admission to the following programs, but may submit a portfolio/audition during their study at Illinois State University based on program requirements: - Music Composition* - BFA Graphic Design* - BFA Studio Arts*

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 162, Password 6, Completion of Acadmeic English Level 4, Duolingo 90, or TOEFL Essentials 6.5.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 15 August 2022 - Fri 9 December 2022
Mon 2 January 2023 - Fri 5 May 2023

$30,650


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 5 May 2023
Wed 10 May 2023 - Fri 4 August 2023

$30,650


Degree program components

120+ credit hour program
30-36 credit hours apply from Pathway
84-90 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

TBD

Fine Arts Core or General Education Courses

9 Credits

IDS 105

Reading for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

IDS 103

Writing for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

IDS 131

Advanced Academic Skills

3 Credits

IDS 130

Advanced Writing for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

Fine Arts Core or General Education Courses

9-12 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Art - Art Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Art - Graphic Design-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Art - Graphic Design-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Art History-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Band & Orchestra Instruments Performance-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Classical Guitar Performance-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Keyboard Performance-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Music Therapy-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Voice Performance-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Audio and Music Production-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Audio and Music Production-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Game Design-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Game Design-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Interdisciplinary Technologies-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Interdisciplinary Technologies-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Dance Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Dance Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Dance-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Dance-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


General Music-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


General Music-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Jazz Studies-B.M. Bachelor of Music -

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music - Composition-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music - Music Business-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music - New Media Composition-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music Education - Choral - General - Keyboard-B.M.E.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music Education - Choral - General - Vocal-B.M.E.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music Education - Instrumental Band-B.M.E.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music Education - Instrumental Orchestra-B.M.E.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music – Composition – Theory Emphasis-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Ceramics-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Ceramics-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Drawing-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Drawing-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Expanded Media-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Expanded Media-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Glass-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Glass-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Intaglio-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Intaglio-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Lithography-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Lithography-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Painting-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Painting-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Photography-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Photography-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Sculpture-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Sculpture-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Video-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Video-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Wood/Metals-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Wood/Metals-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Acting-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Acting-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Design/Production-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Design/Production-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Film & Digital Media-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Film & Digital Media-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Theatre Studies-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Theatre Studies-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Start Dates January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Degrees that do NOT require a portfolio for entry are listed below: - Theatre - Film & Digital Media - Theatre - Theatre Studies - Theatre Teacher Education - Art History New students are not able to submit applications for admission to the following programs, but may submit a portfolio/audition during their study at Illinois State University based on program requirements: - Music Composition* - BFA Graphic Design* - BFA Studio Arts*

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 162, Password 6, Completion of Acadmeic English Level 4, Duolingo 90, or TOEFL Essentials 6.5.

Dates & fees

January 2024 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 8 January 2024 - Fri 10 May 2024
Mon 20 May 2024 - Fri 9 August 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Art - Art Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Art - Graphic Design-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Art - Graphic Design-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Art History-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Band & Orchestra Instruments Performance-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Classical Guitar Performance-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Keyboard Performance-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Music Therapy-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Bachelor of Music - Voice Performance-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Audio and Music Production-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Audio and Music Production-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Game Design-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Game Design-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Interdisciplinary Technologies-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Creative Technologies - Interdisciplinary Technologies-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Dance Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Dance Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Dance-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Dance-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


General Music-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


General Music-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Jazz Studies-B.M. Bachelor of Music -

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music - Composition-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music - Music Business-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music - New Media Composition-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music Education - Choral - General - Keyboard-B.M.E.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music Education - Choral - General - Vocal-B.M.E.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music Education - Instrumental Band-B.M.E.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music Education - Instrumental Orchestra-B.M.E.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Music – Composition – Theory Emphasis-B.M.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Ceramics-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Ceramics-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Drawing-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Drawing-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Expanded Media-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Expanded Media-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Glass-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Glass-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Intaglio-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Intaglio-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Lithography-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Lithography-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Painting-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Painting-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Photography-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Photography-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Sculpture-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Sculpture-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Video-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Video-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Wood/Metals-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Studio Arts Wood/Metals-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Acting-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Acting-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Design/Production-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Design/Production-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Film & Digital Media-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Film & Digital Media-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Theatre Studies-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre - Theatre Studies-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Theatre Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades