International Year One in Natural and Health Sciences

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Natural and Health Sciences 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?

  • USF is home to more than 35,000 undergraduate students.
  • Since 2010, more than 4,000 international students have attended USF.
  • The Pathway program leads to one of the many Bachelor’s degrees in Science including Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Biology, Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Science and Policy, Geology, Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Physics or Statistics.
  • Pathway and English language programs help students integrate into university life while building the foundation for successful undergraduate or graduate study.
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

120 credit hour program
32 credit hours apply from Pathway
88 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 1850

English for International Students I

6 Credits

IDS 2378

Interdisciplinary Knowledge & Learning

3 Credits

MAC 2241

Life Science Calculus I

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

CHM 2045

General Chemistry I

3 Credits

CHM 2045L

General Chemistry I Lab

1 Credits

MAC 2242

Life Science Calculus II

4 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Behavioral Health Care-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.


Biology-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.


Biomedical Sciences-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.


Cell and Molecular Biology-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.


Chemistry-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.


Chemistry-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 Biology-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 Microbiology-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 Science and Policy-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.


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.


Health 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.


Health Sciences with a concentration in Biological Health Sciences-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 - Natural Sciences-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.


Marine Biology-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.


Mathematics-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.


Medical 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.


Microbiology-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.


Physics-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.


Physics-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.


Public Health-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.


Statistics-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
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

120 credit hour program
32 credit hours apply from Pathway
88 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 1850

English for International Students I

6 Credits

IDS 2378

Interdisciplinary Knowledge & Learning

3 Credits

MAC 2241

Life Science Calculus I

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

CHM 2045

General Chemistry I

3 Credits

CHM 2045L

General Chemistry I Lab

1 Credits

MAC 2242

Life Science Calculus II

4 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Behavioral Health Care-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.


Biology-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.


Biomedical Sciences-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.


Cell and Molecular Biology-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.


Chemistry-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.


Chemistry-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 Biology-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 Microbiology-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 Science and Policy-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.


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.


Health 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.


Health Sciences with a concentration in Biological Health Sciences-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 - Natural Sciences-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.


Marine Biology-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.


Mathematics-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.


Medical 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.


Microbiology-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.


Physics-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.


Physics-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.


Public Health-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.


Statistics-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
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

Behavioral Health Care-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.


Biomedical Sciences-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.


Cell and Molecular Biology-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.


Chemistry-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.


Chemistry-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 Biology-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 Microbiology-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 Science and Policy-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.


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.


Health 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.


Health Sciences with a concentration in Biological Health Sciences-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 - Natural Sciences-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.


Marine Biology-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.


Mathematics-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.


Medical 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.


Microbiology-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.


Physics-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.


Physics-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.


Public Health-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.


Statistics-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.