International Year One in Science

Overview

International Year One in Science 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.

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 16 June 2023
$35,925

January 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Tue 3 January 2023 - Fri 8 September 2023
$35,925

March 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Tue 28 March 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
$35,925

June 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Tue 20 June 2023 - Fri 22 March 2024
$35,925

Example Study Plan

Term 1
ALS 151
Academic Listening/Speaking
3 Credits
ALS 150
Academic Reading/Writing
3 Credits
MTH
Math Course - Variable Level
4 Credits
GEOG 106
Western Tradition/Global North
3 Credits
Term 2
ALS 162
Advanced Academic Writing/INT'L
3 Credits
CH 231
General Chemistry + Lab
5 Credits
MTH
Math Course - Variable Level
4 Credits
COMM 111
Public Speaking
3 Credits
Term 3
WR 121
English Composition
4 Credits
CH 232
General Chemistry + Lab
5 Credits
HHS 231
Lifetime Fitness for Health
2 Credits
ALS 181
Lifetime Fitness for Health Bridge
2 Credits
MTH
Math Course - Variable Level
4 Credits
PAC
Physical Activity Class
1 Credits
Term 4
(Recommended)

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Agricultural Sciences-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

Animal Sciences-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

Biochemistry and Biophysics-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

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-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

Biohealth Sciences-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

Biological Data Sciences-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

Biology-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

Bioresource Research-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

Botany-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

Chemistry-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

Chemistry-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

Climate Science-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

Crop and Soil Science-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

Earth Sciences-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 Sciences-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

Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences-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

Geography and Geospatial Science-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

Geology-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

Marine Studies-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

Mathematics-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

Microbiology-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

Natural Resources-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

Physics-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

Physics-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

Radiation Health Physics-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

Zoology-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

Zoology-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

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 14 June 2024

January 2024 start
(3 Terms)
Wed 3 January 2024 - Fri 6 September 2024

March 2024 start
(3 Terms)
Tue 26 March 2024 - Fri 13 December 2024

June 2024 start
(3 Terms)
Tue 18 June 2024 - Fri 21 March 2025

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Agricultural Sciences-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

Animal Sciences-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

Biochemistry and Biophysics-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

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-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

Biohealth Sciences-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

Biological Data Sciences-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

Biology-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

Bioresource Research-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

Botany-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

Chemistry-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

Chemistry-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

Climate Science-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

Crop and Soil Science-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

Earth Sciences-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 Sciences-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

Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences-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

Geography and Geospatial Science-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

Geology-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

Mathematics-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

Microbiology-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

Natural Resources-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

Physics-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

Physics-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

Radiation Health Physics-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

Zoology-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

Zoology-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