Undergraduate Pathway in General Studies

Saint Louis University

Program Description

Undergraduate Pathway in General Studies

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 General Studies will prepare you to enter a bachelor's degree program at Saint Louis University.

Career Paths

This pathway leads to a variety of career options depending on your choice of major.

Pathways

2-SEMESTER PATHWAY

DEGREE CREDIT BREAKDOWN

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 13-19 credit hours apply from Pathway*
  • 101-107 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 or higher
  • 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

1-SEMESTER PATHWAY

DEGREE CREDIT BREAKDOWN

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

Semester 1

  • Academic Writing and Editing Skills II
  • Academic Reading and Study Skills II
  • College Algebra or higher
  • General Elective
  • Recitation II
  • University 101: Enhancing First-Year Success

*Students progressing to the School of Education will earn 13 credits toward degree in the Pathway, others will earn 19 credits toward degree.

What are the progression requirements to Saint Louis University's undergraduate degree program?

Upon successful completion of the two semester Undergraduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your second year 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 (GOA may vary depending on major)
  • Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major
  • No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades

After successfully completing the Undergraduate Pathway in General Studies, you can progress on to a variety of bachelor's degrees.

Degree options

  • African American Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Classical Humanities
  • Communication
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • French
  • German Studies
  • Greek and Latin Language & Literature
  • Health Management
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Russian Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theological Studies
  • Women's & Gender Studies

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: This pathway leads to a variety of career options depending on your choice of major.

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 September 7, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2019
Aug. 2019
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1 - 2 semesters
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Price
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24,250 USD
: 1 semester; from $42,160: 2 semesters
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USA - St. Louis, Missouri
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