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Top 23 Undergraduate Pathways in Languages 2019

Colleges offer undergraduate pathway programs as a way to help international students who might struggle through their first year. Students take many of the basic courses required for different degrees but also receive special help with target language deficiencies that might prevent them from successfully completing the program.

What is an undergraduate pathway in languages? Thanks to the internet, different parts of the world seem much closer, which makes those people who know and study different languages essential. Classes may include international trade, politics and government, or linguistics. Understanding different cultures is the essence of a language degree, so even people who are fluent in a second language without education still benefit from learning about interacting with other cultures. History, government, and literature courses may supplement the language courses.

Listening and communication may be top skills for those seeking a pathway in language studies. Keen observation skills are essential for dealing with people from various cultures, and paying attention to details can be the difference between a business deal succeeding or failing.

Some pathway programs only last a semester. Other programs can take a full year to complete. Costs change depending on these circumstances and where the college is located. Tuition and fees are best learned by contacting the institution.

People who can speak multiple languages may be in high demand in many different fields. Typical jobs for those who have language degrees include interpreter, foreign civil servant, editor, nurse, or hospitality manager. Interpreters are especially needed in medical and legal fields where complete understanding is essential. Foreign civil servants work overseas for their government to promote international relations. Editors and writers are needed to translate documents between languages. Anywhere people with multiple languages congregate is someplace that a language degree is needed.

You can find undergraduate pathways in languages at universities around the world. Many classes are also now offered online with flexible schedules to math almost any schedule. 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.

 

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23 Results in Languages

GISMA Business School

Study a German language program and receive specialist support with your application to German state universities/studienkollegs. With the University Pathway Programs at ... [+]

University Pathway Program

Study a German language program and receive specialist support with your application to German state universities/studienkollegs.

With the University Pathway Programs at GISMA, you get the chance to learn German in a German-speaking environment and reach the required level with the necessary skills to study a degree program in Germany.

With its specialist University Placement Service, GISMA helps students to apply to a number of German state universities for either bachelors or masters programs through one provider. Also, this placement service helps students with direct university access and to public Studienkolleg foundation courses for students with indirect university access.... [-]

Germany Berlin Hanover
Open Enrollment
German
Full-time
44 - 48 weeks
Campus
ICP International College Portsmouth

ICP offers Pre-Sessional English courses to students who need to improve their academic English language skills before commencing their chosen foundation course. Students ... [+]

Pre-Sessional English Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen course, you might be interested in one of our pre-sessional English courses.

ICP Pre-Sessional English

ICP offers Pre-Sessional English courses to students who need to improve their academic English language skills before commencing their chosen foundation course. Students studying English language are part of the ICP student body and have access to the same university facilities as those in academic courses. The courses are offered directly prior to each academic intake. Successful completion of the Pre-sessional course guarantees you a place on the following academic stage at ICP.... [-]

United Kingdom Portsmouth
September 2019
Full-time
13 weeks
Campus
Sunway University

The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is an academic bridge for students to transition successfully into undergraduate studies at Monash University and other unive ... [+]

The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is an academic bridge for students to transition successfully into undergraduate studies at Monash University and other universities. As the only provider of the MUFY programme in Malaysia, Sunway College MUFY is positioned strategically for students wishing to prepare themselves for an undergraduate degree at Monash University.

The MUFY programme fosters personal and social growth as well as an appreciation for lifelong learning. It is designed to provide students with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills delivered in a student-centered learning environment, enabling them to successfully pursue undergraduate studies at Monash University or any tertiary institution.... [-]

Malaysia Shah Alam
January 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Hancock International College

The Hancock International College Pathway Program offers students the chance to enter a U.S. college or university upon completion of HIC's IESL Program! ... [+]

The Hancock International College Pathway Program offers students the chance to enter a U.S. college or university upon completion of HIC's IESL Program!

After students apply to one of our partner schools, the college or university will determine whether they qualify for admission. If the student meets the requirements for admission but does not have the required level of English, the student will get Conditional Admission to the college or university. This means the student will be able to start classes after they have successfully completed the HIC ‘s IESL Program.

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USA Irvine
September 2019
Campus
California Language Academy

We have built strong partnerships with several well-respected colleges and universities. Many of these schools will issue a conditional letter of acceptance! Upon success ... [+]

We have built strong partnerships with several well-respected colleges and universities. Many of these schools will issue a conditional letter of acceptance! Upon successful completion of our programs, we can help you enroll in these colleges and universities without taking the TOEFL test!

Pathway to College Program Highlights

Focus on improving academic skills and overall English skill areas at the same time Maximum of 10 students per class for personal, individualized and student-centered lessons Teachers are highly-qualified, certified, passionate and professional Classes are conducted in our modern facilities TOEFL test is not needed with our partners Classes start on most Mondays Study on a Student or Tourist Visa Affordable tuition costs and discounts available for long-term enrollment ... [-]
USA Los Angeles San Diego
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 52 weeks
Campus
Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University

Students enrolled in DEUF also benefit from an educational tutoring (depending on the subjects studied) during which they meet with educational tutors who help them in th ... [+]

Level of study: All levels of study

Period of study: One semester or one academic year

Language level required:

French level required to attend courses taught in French

B1 level for all courses except information & communication C1 level for information and communication courses Certificate or attestation required along with nomination

Contents of the programs:

Common core curriculum French as a foreign language : 20 hours per semester/5 credits Introduction to French Culture and Civilization: 10 hours per semester/3 credits Elective courses: Courses to be chosen in all faculties. For further information on courses available, please refer to the course catalogue. ... [-]
France Lyon
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French
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas

The Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management (ADE) has been designed by ICADE to give our graduates an invaluable advantage in the globalized economy. ... [+]

Grado en Administración y Dirección de Empresas [ADE] - Bilingüe en Inglés (E-2)

El Grado en ADE en inglés ha sido diseñado en ICADE para proporcionar importantes ventajas competitivas a nuestros graduados en una economía globalizada. ICADE ha creado un programa de estudio flexible que responde a tus intereses y a tu ambición personal.

El programa de estudio del Grado ADE en inglés está compuesto por materias básicas y avanzadas en Marketing, Contabilidad y Finanzas, Dirección y Organización, Economía y Métodos Cuantitativos, de las que un 75% se cursarán en inglés. Además se impartirá un segundo idioma. En los últimos cursos tendrás la oportunidad de especializarte en el área de conocimiento que elijas.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Language Gallery in Canada

The University Pathway Programme is a pre-sessional course designed for international students who are planning to study for a degree at a university in the UK, Canada, o ... [+]

University Pathway Programme

The University Pathway Programme is a pre-sessional course designed for international students who are planning to study for a degree at a university in the UK, Canada, or Germany and need to meet the language requirement of their conditional offer.

This programme will help you to:

Become acquainted with the appropriate language and study skills necessary for academic institutions Develop learning strategies required for university life Develop the functional skills needed for both inside and outside the classroom Settle into an academic environment before starting your studies Course Requirements Levels: A0 and above (Dependent on location) Duration: 8-58 weeks** ... [-]
Canada Toronto Vancouver
Open Enrollment
Full-time
8 - 58 weeks
Campus
Tallahassee Community College

An Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree from TCC is your gateway to a bachelor's degree or higher and guarantees your admission into one of Florida's four-year public universi ... [+]

An Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree from TCC is your gateway to a bachelor's degree or higher and guarantees your admission into one of Florida's four-year public universities.

Academic Maps Arts, Humanities, Communications, and Design Business Education Health Sciences Industry, Manufacturing, and Construction Public Safety Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Social and Behavioral Science or Human Services Program Overview & Requirements

The Associate in Arts degree (A.A.) is designed for students who plan to transfer to a Florida public four-year institution as a junior to complete a bachelor’s degree program. The A.A. degree provides the courses of study equivalent to those offered in the freshman and sophomore years at Florida’s state colleges and universities. The A.A. degree requirements consist of 36 credit hours of general education and 24 credit hours of electives. Each student should choose elective courses that are required for admission to the student’s intended program of study/major at the desired college or university.... [-]

USA Tallahassee
September 2019
Campus
Colorado State University

International Year One in Languages, Literature and Culture will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Colorado State University. Upon ... [+]

International Year One in Languages, Literature and Culture will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Colorado State University.

Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at Colorado State University. This transition from an INTO International Year One program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

120 credit hour program 8-32 credit hours apply from Pathway 88-112 credits 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 $18,510 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: This program leads to the following bachelor's degree programs at Colorado State University within the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures: Spanish, BA or French, BA. Course options: 1-Semester Pathway 2-Semester Pathway 3-Semester Pathway Entry requirements Academic requirements: High school diploma; 2.3 GPA. English language requirements: From IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 50 or equivalent Age requirements: 16 years and above. ... [-]
USA Fort Collins
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Boston School of Modern Languages

Our pathway program is designed to help students and professionals transition to high school, college or universities. BSML partners with several American high schools, c ... [+]

Our pathway program is designed to help students and professionals transition to high school, college or universities. BSML partners with several American high schools, colleges and universities who offer conditional acceptance to BSML students who complete our University Preparation Certificate Program. Most of our partners will waive the TOEFL test requirement for a student who has completed our advanced level and has our recommendation.

Students receive a conditional acceptance letter to the institution of their choice prior to departing for Boston. BSML takes care of all the visa and application paperwork and arranges for a student’s visa to be transferred and/or extended once the student is ready to begin his/her college studies. As an alternative, students can choose to wait until after their arrival in Boston to apply to a university, using their time at BSML to find the best institution for their advanced studies. Either way, students can rely on the expertise and advice of our academic counselors.... [-]

USA Boston
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 weeks
Campus
Columbia West College

With CWC's quality ESL programs, you can go to one of CWC's fine partner schools without providing a TOEFL/IELTS score when you complete your ESL program. ... [+]

With CWC's quality ESL programs, you can go to one of CWC's fine partner schools without providing a TOEFL/IELTS score when you complete your ESL program.

4-year colleges/universities you can attend after completing CWC’s ESL Level 5 and 6

2-year colleges you can attend after completing CWC’s ESL Level 5 and 6

1) California State University, Channel Islands

2) Carroll College

3) Colby-Sawyer College

4) Humboldt State University

5) Salisbury University

6) University of Nevada, Reno

7) West Texas A&M University

1) Angeles College

2) El Camino College

3) Glendale Community College

4) Los Angeles Southwest College... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Saint Michael's College

Students with lower English skills who wish to enter a US university may apply for conditional admittance and enter the Pathway Program. Many will complete their degree i ... [+]

For students to improve their English and transition into a Bachelors degree program

Students with lower English skills who wish to enter a US university may apply for conditional admittance and enter the Pathway Program. Many will complete their degree in the same amount of time it takes for native English speakers to complete their degree.

Depending on the language level, students will start out in the Intensive or Academic English Program and transfer into their degree program within one or more semesters.

Undergraduate Pathway students complete their English preparation while taking academic content courses and earning university credit. Many Pathway students will enter the undergraduate program as second-year students. It is possible for a Pathway Student to complete their undergraduate degree in four years.... [-]

USA Burlington
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Camber College

From basic to advanced, we have the program that fits your needs. The program is aimed at those students who are interested in continuing their education in Canada. ... [+]

From basic to advanced, we have the program that fits your needs. The program is aimed at those students who are interested in continuing their education in Canada.

With our learning system students have the opportunity to focus on and develop abilities and skills that are important to them. Students get individual assistance for no extra charge if they have difficulties or questions.

Get assistance with admission to top educational institutes in Canada. Let us help you gain the language ability needed to succeed in Canadian Schools.

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Canada Powell River
Full-time
Campus
The Language Gallery in Germany

TLG Toronto offers you the great opportunity to prepare for academic life in an English-speaking environment, for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in our part ... [+]

University Pathway Programme

The University Pathway Programme is a pre-sessional course designed for international students who are planning to study for a degree at a university in the UK, Canada, or Germany and need to meet the language requirement of their conditional offer.

This programme will help you to:

Become acquainted with the appropriate language and study skills necessary for academic institutions Develop learning strategies required for university life Develop the functional skills needed for both inside and outside the classroom Settle into an academic environment before starting your studies Course Requirements Levels: A0 and above (Dependent on location) Duration: 8-58 weeks** ... [-]
Germany Berlin Hanover
Open Enrollment
Full-time
8 - 58 weeks
Campus