International Year One in Engineering

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Engineering will prepare students to enter their next term of a bachelor’s degree program at Oregon State 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

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 17

Award

This leads to abachelor's degree program at Oregon State University.

Why Oregon State University?

  • OSU has over 40 different student clubs and organizations for engineering students including: Solar Vehicle Team, the Society of Women Engineers and the OSU Robotics Club
  • Engineering students have the opportunity to join MECOP; an Oregon industry-sponsored, paid internship program to gain real-world experience in their field of study
  • Programs and clubs such as the Formula SAE racing team and Engineers Without Borders help prepare profession-ready graduates with hands-on experience
  • Students can choose from three- to four-term Pathway programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to OSU provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
Start Dates September January March June
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; Minimum 2.5 GPA.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, Password 6, PTEA 44, IELA 162, Duolingo 90, TOEFL Essentials 6.5 or Completion of Academic English Level 4.

Dates & fees

September 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Wed 14 September 2022 - Fri 9 December 2022
Tue 3 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Tue 28 March 2023 - Fri 16 June 2023

$35,925


January 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Tue 3 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Tue 28 March 2023 - Fri 16 June 2023
Tue 20 June 2023 - Fri 8 September 2023

$35,925


March 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Tue 28 March 2023 - Fri 16 June 2023
Tue 20 June 2023 - Fri 8 September 2023
Wed 13 September 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023

$35,925


June 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Tue 20 June 2023 - Fri 8 September 2023
Wed 13 September 2023 - Fri 8 December 2023
Tue 2 January 2024 - Fri 22 March 2024

$35,925


Degree program components

180 credit hour program
46 credit hours apply from Pathway
134 credit hours remaining toward degree

Term 1

Course title

Credit hours

ALS 151

Academic Listening/Speaking

3 Credits

ALS 150

Academic Reading/Writing

3 Credits

MTH

Math Course - Variable Level

4 Credits

ENGR 100

The Oregon State Engineering Student

3 Credits

GEOG 106

Western Tradition/Global North

3 Credits

Term 2

Course title

Credit hours

ALS 162

Advanced Academic Writing/INT'L

3 Credits

ENGR 102

Design Engineering and Problem Solving

3 Credits

CH 231

General Chemistry + Lab

5 Credits

MTH

Math Course - Variable Level

4 Credits

Term 3

Course title

Credit hours

ENGR 103

Engineering Computation and Algorithmic Thinking

3 Credits

WR 121

English Composition

4 Credits

MTH

Math Course - Variable Level

4 Credits

COMM 111

Public Speaking

3 Credits

Term 4

Course title

Credit hours

(Recommended)

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Architectural Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)


Bioengineering-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Bioengineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Chemical Engineering-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Chemical Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Civil Engineering-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Civil Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Construction Engineering Management-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Construction Engineering Management-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Ecological Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Electrical and Computer Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Energy Systems Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Environmental Engineering-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Environmental Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Forest Engineering / Civil Engineering *Pre-Major-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Industrial Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Manufacturing Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Mechanical Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Nuclear Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Start Dates September January March June
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; Minimum 2.5 GPA.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, Password 6, PTEA 44, IELA 162, Duolingo 90, TOEFL Essentials 6.5 or Completion of Academic English Level 4.

Dates & fees

September 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Wed 20 September 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
Wed 3 January 2024 - Fri 22 March 2024
Tue 26 March 2024 - Fri 14 June 2024


January 2024 start
(3 Terms)

Wed 3 January 2024 - Fri 22 March 2024
Tue 26 March 2024 - Fri 14 June 2024
Tue 18 June 2024 - Fri 6 September 2024


March 2024 start
(3 Terms)

Tue 26 March 2024 - Fri 14 June 2024
Tue 18 June 2024 - Fri 6 September 2024
Wed 18 September 2024 - Fri 13 December 2024


June 2024 start
(3 Terms)

Tue 18 June 2024 - Fri 6 September 2024
Wed 18 September 2024 - Fri 13 December 2024
Mon 30 December 2024 - Fri 21 March 2025


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Architectural Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)


Bioengineering-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Bioengineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Chemical Engineering-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Chemical Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Civil Engineering-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Civil Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Construction Engineering Management-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Construction Engineering Management-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Ecological Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Electrical and Computer Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Energy Systems Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Environmental Engineering-B.A.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Environmental Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Forest Engineering / Civil Engineering *Pre-Major-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Industrial Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Manufacturing Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Mechanical Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr


Nuclear Engineering-B.S.

2.25 GPA cumulative in the program, Grade of C- or better in Math (MTH 111 or higher)

Grade of C- or better in English Comp (WR 121), Grade of C- or better in Communication (COMM 111)

No Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) graded courses in OSU academic coursework, Minimum number of required credits completed: 1-term/12 cr, 2-term/24 cr, 3-4-term/36 cr