International Year One in General

Introduction

Overview

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One in General Studies 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

15-17 hours per week

Award

This leads to a bachelor's degree program at Illinois State University.

Why Illinois State University?

  • Illinois State University is a top choice university, ranked in the top 100 public schools in the US.
  • Throughout the campus, you'll find a range of resources such as libraries, the INTO Illinois State Center, the Tutoring Center and the Student Resource Center.
  • Students can choose from one- to three-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 January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

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

Dates & fees

January 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Mon 3 January 2022 - Fri 6 May 2022
Wed 11 May 2022 - Fri 5 August 2022

$29,760


Degree program components

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

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MATH 113

Elements of Mathematical Reasoning

3 Credits

Major class or HIS 104

Latin America or Indigenous People

3 Credits

TBD

Major or General Education Course

3 Credits

IDS 105

Reading for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

IDS 103

Writing for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

BSC 101

Fundamental Concepts in Biology

3 Credits

IDS 131

Advanced Academic Skills

3 Credits

IDS 130

Advanced Writing for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

ANT 185 or HIS 104

Cultures of the World or History of Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America or Indigenous People

3 Credits

Major Class or HIS 104

History of Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America or Indigenous People

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Anthropology-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Anthropology-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Interpersonal-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Interpersonal-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Organizational and Leadership Communcation-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Organizational and Leadership Communcation-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Political Communication-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Political Communication-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Criminal Justice Sciences-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Criminal Justice Sciences-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Early Childhood Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Elementary Education - Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher Education (English-Spanish)-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Elementary Education - Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher Education (English-Spanish)-B.S. in Ed.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Elementary Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Elementary Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


English - Creative Writing-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


English - Publishing Studies-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


English Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


English-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Exercise Science - Allied Health Professions-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Exercise Science - Health and Human Performance-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Family & Consumer Sciences - General-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Family & Consumer Sciences - General-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Family & Consumer Sciences - Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Family & Consumer Sciences - Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Fashion Design and Merchandising-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Fashion Design and Merchandising-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Food, Nutrition & Dietetics - Dietetics-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Food, Nutrition & Dietetics - Dietetics-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Food, Nutrition & Dietetics - Food Nutrition Management-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Food, Nutrition & Dietetics - Food Nutrition Management-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


French Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


French-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Geography Social Science Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Geography Social Science Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Geography-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Geography-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


German Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


German-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Graphic Communications-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Health Information Management - Community Health Promotion-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Health Information Management-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


History-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


History-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


History-Social Sciences Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Human Development and Family Science-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Human Development and Family Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Interior Design-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Interior Design-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Journalism-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Journalism-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Legal Studies-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Legal Studies-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Mass Media - Media Arts-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C.

No grade below C

No I or W grades


Mass Media - Media Arts-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C.

No grade below C

No I or W grades


Mass Media - Media Management, Promotion, and Sales-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Mass Media - Media Management, Promotion, and Sales-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Middle Level Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Middle Level Teacher Education-B.S. in Ed.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Philosophy-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Political Science-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Political Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Psychology-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Psychology-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Public Relations-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Public Relations-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Recreation & Park Administration - Recreation Management-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Recreation & Park Administration - Therapeutic Recreation-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


School Health Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Social Work-B.S.W.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Sociology-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Sociology-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Spanish Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Spanish-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Special Education - Specialist in Deaf and Hard of Hearing-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Special Education - Specialist in Learning & Behavior-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Special Education - Specialist in Low Vision and Blindness-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


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.

English language entry requirements

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

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

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


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

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


Degree program components

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

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MATH 113

Elements of Mathematical Reasoning

3 Credits

Major class or HIS 104

Latin America or Indigenous People

3 Credits

TBD

Major or General Education Course

3 Credits

IDS 105

Reading for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

IDS 103

Writing for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

BSC 101

Fundamental Concepts in Biology

3 Credits

IDS 131

Advanced Academic Skills

3 Credits

IDS 130

Advanced Writing for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

ANT 185 or HIS 104

Cultures of the World or History of Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America or Indigenous People

3 Credits

Major Class or HIS 104

History of Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America or Indigenous People

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Anthropology-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Anthropology-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Interpersonal-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Interpersonal-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Organizational and Leadership Communcation-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Organizational and Leadership Communcation-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Political Communication-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Communication Studies - Political Communication-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Criminal Justice Sciences-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Criminal Justice Sciences-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Early Childhood Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Elementary Education - Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher Education (English-Spanish)-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Elementary Education - Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher Education (English-Spanish)-B.S. in Ed.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Elementary Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Elementary Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


English - Creative Writing-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


English - Publishing Studies-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


English Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


English-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Exercise Science - Allied Health Professions-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Exercise Science - Health and Human Performance-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Family & Consumer Sciences - General-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Family & Consumer Sciences - General-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Family & Consumer Sciences - Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Family & Consumer Sciences - Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Fashion Design and Merchandising-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Fashion Design and Merchandising-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Food, Nutrition & Dietetics - Dietetics-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Food, Nutrition & Dietetics - Dietetics-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Food, Nutrition & Dietetics - Food Nutrition Management-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Food, Nutrition & Dietetics - Food Nutrition Management-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


French Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


French-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Geography Social Science Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Geography Social Science Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Geography-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Geography-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


German Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


German-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Graphic Communications-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Health Information Management - Community Health Promotion-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Health Information Management-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


History-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


History-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


History-Social Sciences Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Human Development and Family Science-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Human Development and Family Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Interior Design-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Interior Design-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Journalism-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Journalism-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Legal Studies-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Legal Studies-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Mass Media - Media Arts-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C.

No grade below C

No I or W grades


Mass Media - Media Arts-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C.

No grade below C

No I or W grades


Mass Media - Media Management, Promotion, and Sales-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Mass Media - Media Management, Promotion, and Sales-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Middle Level Teacher Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Middle Level Teacher Education-B.S. in Ed.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Philosophy-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Political Science-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Political Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Psychology-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Psychology-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Public Relations-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Public Relations-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Recreation & Park Administration - Recreation Management-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Recreation & Park Administration - Therapeutic Recreation-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


School Health Education-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Social Work-B.S.W.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Sociology-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Sociology-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Spanish Teacher Education-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Spanish-B.A.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Special Education - Specialist in Deaf and Hard of Hearing-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Special Education - Specialist in Learning & Behavior-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Special Education - Specialist in Low Vision and Blindness-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades