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Top 4 Undergraduate Pathways in Mathematics 2019

Undergraduate pathways are programs designed to help students enter university abroad by providing language studies alongside preliminary courses. The coursework prepares students with about a year’s worth of credit for the host school and usually major as well.

What is an undergraduate pathway in mathematics? This introductory program gives students abroad an opportunity to begin their education in higher mathematics, as well as the communication skills they need to study in another nation. Typically covering the first two to three semesters of a math major curriculum, the courses include fundamentals in interdisciplinary subjects along with university-level math to provide a foundation for students to choose a focus in coming years.

Students taking an undergrad pathway in mathematics generally refine skills pertaining to both math and language. The program can help students develop fluency in oral and written communication for their inbound language while strengthening reasoning, analytical and problem-solving skills vital for math and the sciences.

Undergraduate pathways vary in tuition between schools, generally based on the expected costs of courses there, as well as the duration of the pathway. Students should research this information on the websites of prospective schools or contact their admission offices.

An undergraduate pathway in mathematics is the first step towards a variety of potential careers, both directly and indirectly related to math. Statisticians and data analysts across many fields rely on the skills developed in these courses, as do workers in the financial sector, such as actuaries, accountants and traders. Competency in math is valued in the IT sector as well, and software engineers and testers may come from a background in mathematics.

Schools that offer undergraduate pathways in math can be found in many nations around the world, featuring both campus-based and internet-based options for students. To learn more, 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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4 Results in Mathematics

Suffolk University

International Year One in Science and Mathematics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Suffolk University. Upon successful compl ... [+]

International Year One in Science and Mathematics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Suffolk 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 Suffolk University. This transition from an INTO Suffolk program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

126 credit hour program 33 credit hours apply from Pathway 93 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

126 credit hour program 17 credit hours apply from Pathway 109 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, August; 2020: January Fees: From $22,970 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 18 Award: This Pathway program leads to a degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics or Radiation Science at Suffolk University. Course options: 1-Semester Pathway 2-Semester Pathway 3-Semester Pathway Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Boston
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Washington State University

International Year One in Mathematics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Washington State University. Upon successful completi ... [+]

International Year One in Mathematics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Washington 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 Washington State University. This transition from an INTO WSU program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

120-123 credit hour program 28 credit hours apply from Pathway 92-95 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

120-123 credit hour program 15 credit hours apply from Pathway 105-108 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: 1-2 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January Fees: From $16,500 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 15 Award: This Pathway leads to undergraduate degrees in Data Analytics or Mathematics at Washington State University. Course options: 1-Semester Pathway 2-Semester Pathway Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Pullman
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Colorado State University

International Year One in Mathematics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Colorado State University. Upon successful completion ... [+]

International Year One in Mathematics 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

2-Semester:

120 credit hour degree programs 13-33 credit hours apply from Pathway 87-107 credits remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

120 credit hour degree programs 13-18 credit hours apply from Pathway 102-107 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: The Department of Mathematics offers 6 concentrations for the bachelor's degree in math: General Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics or Mathematics of Information. Course options: 1-Semester Pathway 2-Semester Pathway 3-Semester Pathway Entry requirements Academic requirements: High school diploma. 2.3 GPA (no lower... [-]
USA Fort Collins
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
University of Massachusetts Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program

From Computer Science to Information Technology, from Engineering to Mathematics, UMass Boston offers a wide variety of disciplines spanning the sciences and engineering. ... [+]

Undergraduate GSSP: Science and Mathematics

From Computer Science to Information Technology, from Engineering to Mathematics, UMass Boston offers a wide variety of disciplines spanning the sciences and engineering.

Program benefits: UMass Boston student from day one No SAT or ACT required for admission Receive academic credits toward your UMass Boston undergraduate degree Small class sizes and additional student support provided Undergraduate GSSP: 3 semesters*

Up to 118 credit hours less 27-32 credit hours applied from Undergraduate GSSP = 88 credit hours to complete a degree

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the UPP and UPS programs. For other sample courses, see below. Undergraduate GSSP: 2 semesters* ... [-]
USA Boston
May 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 semesters
Campus