Undergraduate Pathway in Business

Saint Louis University

Program Description

Undergraduate Pathway in Business

Saint Louis University

Do you want to study for an undergraduate degree in the United States but need to improve English language skills or test scores? 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 curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses. We provide full integration with domestic and international students on campus from highly trained university instructors and tutors while giving you academic support throughout the program.

An INTO Saint Louis University Undergraduate Pathway in Business Administration will prepare you to enter a bachelor's degree program at Saint Louis University.

Career Paths

As a graduate of an undergraduate degree program in business at Saint Louis University, you might find work as a(n):

  • Manager
  • Accountant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Business Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Entrepreneur

Pathways

2-SEMESTER PATHWAY

DEGREE CREDIT BREAKDOWN

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 19-25 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 95-101 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

  • Academic Writing and Editing Skills I
  • Academic Reading and Study Skills I
  • Presentation and Speaking Skills
  • College Algebra
  • Introduction to Politics OR
  • Introduction to International Politics OR
  • Theological Foundations
  • Recitation I
  • University 101: Enhancing First-Year Success

Semester 2

  • Academic Writing and Editing Skills II
  • Academic Reading and Study Skills II
  • Survey of Calculus
  • Introduction to the Arts OR
  • Introduction to Sociology OR
  • Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
  • Recitation II
  • Business Foundations (includes Excel lab)
  • Recitation III

1-SEMESTER PATHWAY

DEGREE CREDIT BREAKDOWN

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 13-16 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 104-107 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

  • Academic Writing and Editing Skills II
  • Academic Reading and Study Skills II
  • Survey of Calculus
  • General Elective
  • Recitation II
  • Business Foundations (includes Excel lab)
  • Recitation III
  • University 101: Enhancing First-Year Success

Concentrations

Available concentrations for the undergraduate program in business are as follows: accounting, analytics and enterprise systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, information technology management, international business, leadership and human resource management, marketing, sports business.

What are the progression requirements?

Upon successful completion of the Undergraduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at Saint Louis University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression. You must meet the following Saint Louis University Pathway Progression criteria in order to progress to SLU:

  • Minimum of 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA
  • Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major
  • No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades*

*BIZ 1000 lab is graded on S/U scale. Students achieving a “S” in this lab would be considered passing.

After successfully completing the Undergraduate Pathway in Business, you can progress on to a bachelor's degree in business administration with concentrations available in accounting, analytics and enterprise systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, information technology management, international business, leadership and human resource management, marketing and sports business.

Key course facts

Course length: 1 or 2 semesters

Start dates: January, August

Fees: 2017-18: 1 semester from $24,250; 2 semesters from $42,160

Careers: Manager, Accountant, Financial Advisor, Business Analyst, Investment Banker, Marketing Specialist, Entrepreneur

Entry requirements

Age: 16 years and older

Academic: Secondary/high school degree with a 2.75 GPA

English language:

1-semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 75 (17+ subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 54 or Password Level 6.5

2-semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading & writing) or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading & writing) or PTEA 44 or Password Level 6 or Academic English Level 5

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 21, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2018
Aug. 2018
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
24,250 USD
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Locations
USA - Saint Louis, Missouri
Start date: Jan. 2018
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Jan. 2018
USA - Saint Louis, Missouri
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Aug. 2018
USA - Saint Louis, Missouri
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Price
: 1 semester; from $42,160: 2 semesters
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