International Year One in Business

General

Program Description

International Year One in Business will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.


Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

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

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 16 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 104 credit hours remaining toward a degree

Course features

  • Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry.
  • Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
  • Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 1-3 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May
  • Fees: From $14,030
  • Class hours: 9-13 hours per week
  • Class size: 14
  • Award: This program leads a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Industrial Distribution, Information Systems, Management or Marketing through the Collat School of Business at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • Course options:
    • 1-Semester
    • 2-Semester
    • 3-Semester

Entry requirements

1-semester

  • Academic requirements: High school diploma; Minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL 77 iBT, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, or IELA 176.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

2-semester

  • Academic requirements: High school diploma; Minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, or IELA 162.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

3-semester

  • Academic requirements: High school diploma; Minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 41+, Completion of Academic English Level 3, or IELA 154.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Last updated September 2018

About the School

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a comprehensive urban university with a nationally-recognized academic health center. It is the biggest research institution in the state of Alabama and the ... Read More

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a comprehensive urban university with a nationally-recognized academic health center. It is the biggest research institution in the state of Alabama and the university is the largest employer in Alabama. If you are seeking "knowledge that will change your world,” then UAB is for you! Read less