International Year One in general studies 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
  • 17 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 103 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 to a variety of bachelor's degree in African American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Education, French, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish or Theatre.
  • 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*.

Program taught in:
  • English
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