International Year One in Engineering

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Engineering will prepare students to enter their next semester of a master's degree program at University of South Florida.

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 at USF.

Why University of South Florida?

  • Since 2010, more than 4,000 international students have attended USF.
  • Students work with world-class scholars, experience outstanding facilities and make friends from all 50 US states and more than 140 countries.
  • USF engineering students are involved in many activities that help fuel their education, from jet car racing to developing a tool that picks up rock samples on asteroids for NASA.
  • USF offers programs in a number of engineering academic areas: chemical, civil, computer science, computer engineering, electrical, industrial, information technology and mechanical.
  • Pathway and English language programs help students integrate into university life while building the foundation for successful undergraduate or graduate study.
Start Dates August 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 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


May 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 9 May 2023 - Fri 4 August 2023
Mon 21 August 2023 - Fri 8 December 2023

$26,750


Degree program components

128 credit hour program
19 credit hours apply from Pathway
109 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

SPC 2608

Public Speaking

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

AMH 2020

American History II

3 Credits

CHS 2440

Chemistry for Engineers

3 Credits

CHS 2440L

Chemistry for Engineers Lab

1 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

Biomedical 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.


Chemical 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.


Civil 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.


Electrical 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.


Environmental 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.


Industrial 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.


Mechanical 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.


Start Dates August 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

August 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

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


January 2024 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 2 January 2024 - Thu 2 May 2024
Mon 13 May 2024 - Thu 1 August 2024


May 2024 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 7 May 2024 - Fri 2 August 2024
Mon 19 August 2024 - Fri 6 December 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Biomedical 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.


Chemical 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.


Civil 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.


Electrical 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.


Environmental 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.


Industrial 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.


Mechanical 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.