International Year One in Science

Overview

International Year One in Science 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.

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), TOEFL Essentials 6.5, Duolingo 90-95, ACT 17 (English portion), SAT 480 (EBRW), or Completion of Academic English Level 4 with no grade below C and 2.5 GPA or better

Dates & Fees


August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)
Thu 18 August 2022 - Fri 19 May 2023
$51,130

January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)
Thu 12 January 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
$51,130

Example Study Plan

Semester 1
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
POLS 1000 or or POLS 1600 or THEO 1000
Introduction to Politics or Introduction to International Politics or Theological Foundations
3 Credits
MATH 1400
Pre-Calculus or Higher
3 Credits
EAP 1010
Recitation Lab
1 Credits
UNIV 1010
University 101: Enhancing First-Year Success
1 Credits
Semester 2
EAP 1220
Academic Reading and Study Skills II
3 Credits
EAP 1200
Academic Writing and Editing Skills II
3 Credits
CHEM 1050
Basic Chemistry
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
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Athletic Training-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Biochemistry-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Biochemistry-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Biology-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Biology-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Chemical Biology and Pharmacology-B.S.
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.

Chemistry-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Chemistry-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Environmental Science-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Environmental Science-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Forensic Science-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Geoinformatics and Geospatial Analytics-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Investigative and Medical Sciences-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Medical Laboratory Science-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Meteorology-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Meteorology-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Neuroscience-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Nuclear Medicine Technology-B.S.
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.

Nutrition and Dietetics-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Radiation Therapy-B.S.
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.

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), TOEFL Essentials 6.5, Duolingo 90-95, ACT 17 (English portion), SAT 480 (EBRW), or Completion of Academic English Level 4 with no grade below C and 2.5 GPA or better

Dates & Fees


August 2023 start
(2 Semesters)
Thu 17 August 2023 - Fri 17 May 2024

January 2024 start
(2 Semesters)
Thu 11 January 2024 - Fri 13 December 2024

Progression

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

Athletic Training-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Biochemistry-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Biochemistry-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Biology-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Biology-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Chemical Biology and Pharmacology-B.S.
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.

Chemistry-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Chemistry-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Environmental Science-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Environmental Science-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Forensic Science-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Investigative and Medical Sciences-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Medical Laboratory Science-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Meteorology-B.A.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Meteorology-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Neuroscience-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Nuclear Medicine Technology-B.S.
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.

Nutrition and Dietetics-B.S.
Minimum 2.5 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.

Radiation Therapy-B.S.
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.