International Year One in Computer Science/Computer Engineering

Introduction

Overview

International Year One will prepare students to enter their second year of University of South Florida's competitive undergraduate degree program in Computer Science/Computer Engineering.

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

Award

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

Why University of South Florida?

  • Since 2010, more than 4,000 international students have attended USF.
  • Home to 14 academic colleges, USF offers more than 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
  • The Computer Science program focuses on the design, development, and application of software systems and on the theory of computation.
  • Computer Engineering emphasizes the application of engineering principles to the design of computer hardware and software.
  • The program devotes additional time to issues of computer architecture and advanced topics in hardware design, including extensive laboratory work.
Start Dates January May
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password Level 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

January 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 4 January 2022 - Fri 6 May 2022
Mon 16 May 2022 - Fri 5 August 2022

$25,970


May 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 10 May 2022 - Fri 5 August 2022
Mon 22 August 2022 - Fri 9 December 2022

$25,970


Degree program components

120 credit hour program
18 credit hours apply from Pathway
102 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MAC 2281

Engineering Calculus I

4 Credits

EAP 1850

English for International Students I

6 Credits

EGN 3000L

Foundations of Engineering Lab

1 Credits

HUM 1020

Introduction to Humanities

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

AMH 2020

American History II

3 Credits

PHY 2020

Conceptual Physics

3 Credits

MAC 2282

Engineering Calculus II

4 Credits

EAP 1851

English for International Students II

6 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Computer Engineering-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.


Computer Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.


Information Technology-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password Level 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 16 August 2022 - Fri 9 December 2022
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 5 May 2023


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 3 January 2023 - Thu 4 May 2023
Mon 15 May 2023 - Thu 3 August 2023


Degree program components

120 credit hour program
18 credit hours apply from Pathway
102 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MAC 2281

Engineering Calculus I

4 Credits

EAP 1850

English for International Students I

6 Credits

EGN 3000L

Foundations of Engineering Lab

1 Credits

HUM 1020

Introduction to Humanities

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

AMH 2020

American History II

3 Credits

PHY 2020

Conceptual Physics

3 Credits

MAC 2282

Engineering Calculus II

4 Credits

EAP 1851

English for International Students II

6 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Computer Engineering-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.


Computer Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.


Information Technology-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.