International Year One in Architecture

Introduction

Overview

International Year One will prepare students to enter their second year of the 2+4 competitive degree program in architecture at USF.

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 duration

14-17 hous per week

Award

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

Why University of South Florida?

  • USF is home to more than 35,000 undergraduate students.
  • Students work with world-class scholars, experience outstanding facilities and make friends from all 50 US states and more than 140 countries.
  • INTO USF Undergraduate Pathway program will prepare you to enter the second year of the 2+4 competitive degree program in architecture at USF.
  • A two-year undergraduate architecture program, coupled with general education coursework, is followed by a rigorous four-year comprehensive architecture education.
  • Access to the four-year graduate program is competitive with only 45 students selected annually.
Start Dates 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 iBT 60, IELTS Academic 5.5, PTE-A 44+, completion of AE Level 4, TOEFL Essentials 6.5, or DuoLingo 90.

Dates & fees

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

168 credit hour program
19 credit hours apply from Pathway
149 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MAC 2233

Business Calculus

3 Credits

EAP 1850

English for International Students I

6 Credits

IDS 2378

Interdisciplinary Knowledge & Learning

3 Credits

ARC 2211

Introduction to Architecture

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

ARC 2131

Introduction to Architecture Design & Graphics

4 Credits

AMH 2020

American History II

3 Credits

PHY 2020

Conceptual Physics

3 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

Architecture-M.Arch.

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 iBT 60, IELTS Academic 5.5, PTE-A 44+, completion of AE Level 4, TOEFL Essentials 6.5, 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

$25,970


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

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

$25,970


Degree program components

168 credit hour program
19 credit hours apply from Pathway
149 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MAC 2233

Business Calculus

3 Credits

EAP 1850

English for International Students I

6 Credits

IDS 2378

Interdisciplinary Knowledge & Learning

3 Credits

ARC 2211

Introduction to Architecture

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

ARC 2131

Introduction to Architecture Design & Graphics

4 Credits

AMH 2020

American History II

3 Credits

PHY 2020

Conceptual Physics

3 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

Architecture-M.Arch.

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
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 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 15 August 2023 - Fri 8 December 2023
Mon 8 January 2024 - Fri 3 May 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Architecture-M.Arch.

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.