Undergraduate pathway classes are designed to build confidence and skills for international students. These classes are the beginning of the college journey. Completing such a program can successfully put students closer to their dreams of earning a college degree.
What is an undergraduate pathway in arts? An arts degree can encompass several different forms, including music, theater, or fine arts such as photography, painting and sculpting. Some programs will allow students to form an overview of the arts, while others are more specific and designed to have students work in their medium and create a portfolio. The history of art and art appreciation are common classes to take in the beginning of studies. Then, learners branch out into their preferred major. Those who major in music often write and perform their own musical scores. Theater students perfect their stage presence, and painters may take classes in watercolor or visual composition.
Art degrees require creativity, which can a difficult skill to master. Undergraduate degrees offer the opportunity to practice applying creative designs in a structured environment. Organization is another important skill that all artists need to practice and master. Finishing a project from inception to completion boosts students’ project management skills.
The cost of tuition for an undergraduate pathway program changes. Factors that influence cost include where in the world the program is located and the length of time it takes to complete all the classes.
Arts degrees are usually very versatile beyond the usual actor or musician. An art director can manage an art gallery or work for a museum. Graphic designers can work independently or as part of a marketing team. Fashion designers create the styles people wear every day. Art therapists combine art and healing to work with troubled children. Many choose to teach others about their art through workshops as school art teachers or in college.
In the past, interested individuals had few options for earning degrees. Today, students across the world earn college credit by utilizing online platforms, which include video lectures, teleconferencing, discussion boards, and remote testing. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
International Year One in the Arts will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Drew University. Upon successful completion of Internati
International Year One in the Arts will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Drew University.
Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your third year of undergraduate study at Drew University or at a number of well-known US universities. Progression is the transition from an INTO program to a university degree program.
Degree Program Components
128 credit hour program
64 credit hours apply from Pathway
64 credit hours remaining toward a degree
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: 2-3 Semesters
Start dates: 2019: January, May, August 2020: January, May
Fees: From $39,500
Class hours: 12-16 hours per week
Class size: 20
Award: This Pathway program leads to a variety of majors in the arts, including art, art history, music, and theatre.
Academic requirements: High school diploma with a US equivalent of a 2.5 GPA.
English language requirements: From IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 50 or equivalent
Age requirements: 16 years and above. Interview required
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