International Year One in Business

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Business will prepare students to enter their next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Suffolk University.

Key information

  • This 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 18

Award

This program leads to a bachelor's degree at Suffolk University.

Why Suffolk University?

  • Suffolk University is located in the heart of downtown Boston.
  • Suffolk has the fourth largest percentage of international students among US institutions.
  • By complementing a global business education with liberal arts, students will develop a broad understanding of the world.
  • Students will get to interact with other students and faculty from around the world to help build a more culturally and socially-aware mindset
  • Students are fully admitted to Suffolk provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the program and submission of all required admission credentials.
Start Dates January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 5.5, IELA 162, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

January 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 11 January 2022 - Tue 10 May 2022
Wed 11 May 2022 - Fri 19 August 2022

$43,670


Degree program components

124 credit hour program
30-31 credit hours apply
93-94 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

CI XXX

Creativity and Innovation

3 Credits

EAP 101

Foundations of Listening and Speaking I

4 Credits

EAP 102

Foundations of Reading and Writing I

4 Credits

MATH 128

Math for the Modern World

4 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

SBS 101

Business Foundations

3 Credits

EAP 103

Foundations of Listening and Speaking II

4 Credits

EAP 104

Foundations of Reading and Writing II

4 Credits

STATS 240

Introduction to Statistics

4 Credits

SBS 100

careerSTART

1 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Accounting-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Big Data and Business Analytics-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Corporate Accounting and Finance-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Financial Wealth Management-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Global Business-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 5.5, IELA 162, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 30 August 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Tue 3 January 2023 - Wed 3 May 2023


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 3 January 2023 - Wed 3 May 2023
Wed 10 May 2023 - Fri 25 August 2023


Degree program components

124 credit hour program
30-31 credit hours apply
93-94 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

CI XXX

Creativity and Innovation

3 Credits

EAP 101

Foundations of Listening and Speaking I

4 Credits

EAP 102

Foundations of Reading and Writing I

4 Credits

MATH 128

Math for the Modern World

4 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

SBS 101

Business Foundations

3 Credits

EAP 103

Foundations of Listening and Speaking II

4 Credits

EAP 104

Foundations of Reading and Writing II

4 Credits

STATS 240

Introduction to Statistics

4 Credits

SBS 100

careerSTART

1 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Accounting-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Big Data and Business Analytics-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Business Economics-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Corporate Accounting and Finance-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Entrepreneurship-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Finance-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Financial Wealth Management-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Global Business-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Information Systems-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Management-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA


Marketing-B.S.B.A.

2.0 GPA