International Year One in Information Systems

Introduction

Overview

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in Information Systems 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

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

Why Illinois State University?

  • This major is designed to prepare professionals in Information Systems field, including systems analysis & design and software engineering. 
  • Sequences available in this program: systems development, web application development and enterprise computing systems.
  • The Information Systems major emphasizes the application of computer and systems techniques to the solution of real world problems. 
  • 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+
32 credit hours apply from Pathway
88 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MATH 120

Finite Mathematics

4 Credits

TBD

Major or General Education Course

3 Credits

IDS 105

Reading for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

IT 168

Structured Problem Solving Using the Computer

4 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

IT 178

Computer Application Programming

3 Credits

ANT 185

Cultures of the World

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Cybersecurity-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Information Systems - Integration of Enterprise Systems-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Information Systems - Systems Development/Analyst-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Information Systems - Web Application Development-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Network and Telecommunications Management-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+
32 credit hours apply from Pathway
88 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MATH 120

Finite Mathematics

4 Credits

TBD

Major or General Education Course

3 Credits

IDS 105

Reading for Academic Purposes

3 Credits

IT 168

Structured Problem Solving Using the Computer

4 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

IT 178

Computer Application Programming

3 Credits

ANT 185

Cultures of the World

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Cybersecurity-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Information Systems - Integration of Enterprise Systems-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Information Systems - Systems Development/Analyst-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Information Systems - Web Application Development-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades


Network and Telecommunications Management-B.S.

2.5 GPA, No grade below C

No grade below C.

No I or W grades