International Year One in General

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in General 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?

  • An INTO Saint Louis University Undergraduate Pathway in General Studies will prepare you to enter a bachelor's degree program at SLU.
  • SLU provides a great academic environment where there’s a 9:1 student to faculty ratio.
  • Students can choose from one- 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
19-20 credit hours apply from Pathway
100-101 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

MATH 1200

College Algebra or Higher

3 Credits

POLS 1000 or or POLS 1600 or THEO 1000

Introduction to Politics or Introduction to International Politics or Theological Foundations

3 Credits

EAP 1210

Math Recitation Lab

1 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

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

MATH 1320

Survey of Calculus or Higher

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

African American Studies-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.


Anthropology-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.


Communication-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.


Criminology and Criminal Justice-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.


Economics-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.


Emergency Management-B.S.

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.


English-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.


Environmental Studies-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.


French-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.


Health Management-B.S.

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.


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.


International Studies-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.


Philosophy-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.


Physics-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.


Political Science-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.


Psychology-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.


Psychology-B.S.

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.


Social Work-B.S.

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.


Sociology-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.


Spanish-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.


Theological Studies-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.


Women’s and Gender Studies-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.


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
19-20 credit hours apply from Pathway
100-101 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

MATH 1200

College Algebra or Higher

3 Credits

POLS 1000 or or POLS 1600 or THEO 1000

Introduction to Politics or Introduction to International Politics or Theological Foundations

3 Credits

EAP 1210

Math Recitation Lab

1 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

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

MATH 1320

Survey of Calculus or Higher

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

African American Studies-B.A.

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

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.


Anthropology-B.A.

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

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.


Bioethics and Health Studies-B.A.

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

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.


Communication-B.A.

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

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.


Criminology and Criminal Justice-B.A.

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

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.


Economics-B.A.

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

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.


Emergency Management-B.S.

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

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.


English-B.A.

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

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.


Environmental Studies-B.A.

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

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.


French-B.A.

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

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.


Health Management-B.S.

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

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.


History-B.A.

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

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.


International Studies-B.A.

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

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.


Philosophy-B.A.

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

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.


Physics-B.A.

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

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.


Political Science-B.A.

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

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.


Psychology-B.A.

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

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.


Psychology-B.S.

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

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.


Social Work-B.S.

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

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.


Sociology-B.A.

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

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.


Spanish-B.A.

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

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.


Theological Studies-B.A.

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

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.


Women’s and Gender Studies-B.A.

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

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.


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

African American Studies-B.A.

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

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.


Anthropology-B.A.

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

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.


Bioethics and Health Studies-B.A.

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

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.


Communication-B.A.

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

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.


Criminology and Criminal Justice-B.A.

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

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.


Economics-B.A.

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

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.


Emergency Management-B.S.

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

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.


English-B.A.

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

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.


Environmental Studies-B.A.

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

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.


French-B.A.

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

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.


Health Management-B.S.

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

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.


History-B.A.

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

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.


International Studies-B.A.

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

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.


Philosophy-B.A.

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

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.


Physics-B.A.

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

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.


Political Science-B.A.

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

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.


Psychology-B.A.

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

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.


Psychology-B.S.

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

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.


Social Work-B.S.

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

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.


Sociology-B.A.

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

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.


Spanish-B.A.

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

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.


Theological Studies-B.A.

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

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.


Women’s and Gender Studies-B.A.

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

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.