International Year One in Visual and Performing Arts

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Visual and Performing Arts will prepare students with the skills they'll need to continue on as a second year visual and performing arts student 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 master's degree program at USF.

Why University of South Florida?

  • Students work with world-class scholars, experience outstanding facilities and make friends from all 50 US states and more than 140 countries.
  • 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 in Art History, Studio Art, Acoustic and Electrical, Jazz Studies, Music Composition, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Studies, Dance Performance, Dance Studies, Theatre Arts, Theatre Design or Theatre Performance.
  • INTO USF's Undergraduate Pathway in Visual and Performing Arts will prepare you with the skills you'll need to continue on as a second year visual and performing arts student.
  • The College of the Arts annually presents more than 300 public performances, exhibitions, lectures, plays, shows, concerts and workshops.
Start Dates January May
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

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
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

SLS 2505

Foundations of Interdisciplinary Knowledge and Inquiry

3 Credits

HUM 1020

Introduction to Humanities

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

Acoustic and Electric-B.M.

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.


Art 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.


Dance Performance-B.F.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.


Dance 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.


Graphic Arts with Graphic Design Concentration-B.F.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.


Graphic Arts with Illustration Concentration-B.F.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.


Jazz Studies-B.M.

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.


Music 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.


Music Performance with a concentration in Performance-B.M.

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.


Music Performance-B.M.

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.


Music 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.


Studio Art-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.


Theatre Arts-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.


Theatre Design-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.


Theatre Performance-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

Age requirement

16

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
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

SLS 2505

Foundations of Interdisciplinary Knowledge and Inquiry

3 Credits

HUM 1020

Introduction to Humanities

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

Acoustic and Electric-B.M.

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.


Art 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.


Dance Performance-B.F.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.


Dance 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.


Graphic Arts with Graphic Design Concentration-B.F.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.


Graphic Arts with Illustration Concentration-B.F.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.


Jazz Studies-B.M.

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.


Music 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.


Music Performance with a concentration in Performance-B.M.

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.


Music Performance-B.M.

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.


Music 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.


Studio Art-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.


Theatre Arts-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.


Theatre Design-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.


Theatre Performance-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.