International Year One in General

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in General Studies will prepare students to enter their second year of a bachelor's degree program at the 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

Class duration

14-17 hours per week

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.
  • Pathway and English language programs help students integrate into university life while building the foundation for successful undergraduate study.
  • This Pathway program leads to one of the many Bachelor’s degree programs at USF.
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

120 credit hour program
30 credit hours apply from Pathway
90 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

MAC 1105

College Algebra

3 Credits

EAP 1850

English for International Students I

6 Credits

IDS 2378

Interdisciplinary Knowledge & Learning

3 Credits

SPC 2608

Public Speaking

3 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

AMH 2020

American History II

3 Credits

EAP 1851

English for International Students II

6 Credits

EVR 2001

Environmental Science (or Physical Science)

3 Credits

Major-Specific Elective

3 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

ASL Interpreting-B.A.

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.


Africana Studies-B.A.

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.


Anthropology-B.A.

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.


Communication-B.A.

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.


Criminology-B.A.

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.


Digital Communication & Multimedia Journalism (SP Campus)-B.A.

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.


Econometrics & Quantitative Economics-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.


Economics-B.A.

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.


Education-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.


English with a concentration in Professional Writing, Rhetoric and Technology-B.A.

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.


English, Concentration in Creative Writing-B.A.

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.


English, Concentration in Literary Studies-B.A.

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.


English-B.A.

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.


Forensic Science & Justice (SP Campus)-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.


Geography and Geographic Information Systems-B.A.

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.


Geology-B.A.

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.


Geology-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.


History-B.A.

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.


Humanities and Cultural Studies-B.A.

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.


Integrated Public Relations and Advertising-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.


Interdisciplinary Social Sciences-B.A.

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.


International Studies-B.A.

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.


Language, Speech, and Hearing Sciences-B.A.

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.


Long Term Care Administration-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.


Mass Communications, Concentration in Broadcast News-B.A.

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.


Mass Communications, Concentration in Broadcast-Program and Production-B.A.

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.


Philosophy-B.A.

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.


Political Science-B.A.

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.


Psychology-B.A.

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.


Religious Studies-B.A.

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.


Social Work-B.S.W.

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.


Sociology-B.A.

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.


World Language and Cultures-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in French International Studies and Business-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in French-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in German-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Classical Civilizations-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Italian-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Russian-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Spanish International Studies and Business-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Spanish-B.A.

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

ASL Interpreting-B.A.

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.


Africana Studies-B.A.

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.


Anthropology-B.A.

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.


Communication-B.A.

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.


Criminology-B.A.

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.


Digital Communication & Multimedia Journalism (SP Campus)-B.A.

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.


Econometrics & Quantitative Economics-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.


Economics-B.A.

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.


Education-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.


English with a concentration in Professional Writing, Rhetoric and Technology-B.A.

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.


English, Concentration in Creative Writing-B.A.

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.


English, Concentration in Literary Studies-B.A.

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.


English-B.A.

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.


Forensic Science & Justice (SP Campus)-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.


Geography and Geographic Information Systems-B.A.

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.


Geology-B.A.

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.


Geology-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.


History-B.A.

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.


Humanities and Cultural Studies-B.A.

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.


Integrated Public Relations and Advertising-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.


Interdisciplinary Social Sciences-B.A.

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.


International Studies-B.A.

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.


Language, Speech, and Hearing Sciences-B.A.

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.


Long Term Care Administration-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.


Mass Communications, Concentration in Broadcast News-B.A.

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.


Mass Communications, Concentration in Broadcast-Program and Production-B.A.

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.


Philosophy-B.A.

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.


Political Science-B.A.

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.


Psychology-B.A.

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.


Religious Studies-B.A.

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.


Social Work-B.S.W.

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.


Sociology-B.A.

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.


World Language and Cultures-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in French International Studies and Business-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in French-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in German-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Classical Civilizations-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Italian-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Russian-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Spanish International Studies and Business-B.A.

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.


World Languages and Cultures with a concentration in Spanish-B.A.

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.