International Year One in Arts

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Arts will prepare students to enter their next semester of a bachelor's degree program at Saint Louis 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 Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 30

Award

This leads to a bachelor's degree program at SLU.

Why Saint Louis University?

  • Potential careers include Artist, Art Historian, Music Teacher, Actor, Theater Technician or Art Teacher.
  • An INTO Saint Louis University Undergraduate Pathway in Arts will prepare you to enter the SLU bachelor's degree program.
  • Students can choose from two- to three-semester Pathway programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to SLU 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

16

Academic requirements

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60-74, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44-49, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), Duolingo 90-115, ACT 17 (English portion), SAT 480 (EBRW), or Completion of Academic English Level 4

Dates & fees

January 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 13 January 2022 - Tue 17 May 2022
Thu 18 August 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022

$49,250


Degree program components

120 credit hour program
20 credit hours apply from Pathway
100 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 1030

Academic Presentation and Speaking Skills

1 Credits

EAP 1020

Academic Reading and Study Skills I

3 Credits

EAP 1000

Academic Writing and Editing Skills I

3 Credits

XXX

Fine and Performing Arts Elective

4 Credits

POLS 1000 or POLS 1600 or THEO 1000

Introduction to Politics or Introduction to International Politics or Theological Foundations

3 Credits

EAP 1010

Recitation Lab

1 Credits

UNIV 1010

University 101: Enhancing First-Year Success

1 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 1220

Academic Reading and Study Skills II

3 Credits

EAP 1200

Academic Writing and Editing Skills II

3 Credits

MATH 1220

Finite Math or Higher

3 Credits

FPA 1000 or WGST 1900

Introduction to the Arts or Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

3 Credits

EAP 1010

Recitation Lab

1 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Art History-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA (GPA may vary depending on major)

Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Music-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA (GPA may vary depending on major)

Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Studio Art-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA (GPA may vary depending on major)

Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Theatre-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA (GPA may vary depending on major)

Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60-74, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44-49, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), Duolingo 90-115, ACT 17 (English portion), SAT 480 (EBRW), or Completion of Academic English Level 4

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 18 August 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Thu 12 January 2023 - Fri 19 May 2023


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 12 January 2023 - Fri 19 May 2023
Thu 17 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023


Degree program components

120 credit hour program
20 credit hours apply from Pathway
100 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 1030

Academic Presentation and Speaking Skills

1 Credits

EAP 1020

Academic Reading and Study Skills I

3 Credits

EAP 1000

Academic Writing and Editing Skills I

3 Credits

XXX

Fine and Performing Arts Elective

4 Credits

POLS 1000 or POLS 1600 or THEO 1000

Introduction to Politics or Introduction to International Politics or Theological Foundations

3 Credits

EAP 1010

Recitation Lab

1 Credits

UNIV 1010

University 101: Enhancing First-Year Success

1 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 1220

Academic Reading and Study Skills II

3 Credits

EAP 1200

Academic Writing and Editing Skills II

3 Credits

MATH 1220

Finite Math or Higher

3 Credits

FPA 1000 or WGST 1900

Introduction to the Arts or Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

3 Credits

EAP 1010

Recitation Lab

1 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Art History-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Music-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Studio Art-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Theatre-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60-74, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44-49, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), Duolingo 90-115, ACT 17 (English portion), SAT 480 (EBRW), or Completion of Academic English Level 4

Dates & fees

August 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 17 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
Thu 11 January 2024 - Fri 17 May 2024


January 2024 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 11 January 2024 - Fri 17 May 2024
Thu 15 August 2024 - Fri 13 December 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Art History-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Music-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Studio Art-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.


Theatre-B.A.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Portfolio review required if applying to studio art. Musical audition required if applying to music.