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Best Undergraduate Pathways 2019 in North America

An undergraduate pathway provides an opportunity for students with limited English proficiency to learn the necessary reading, writing, speaking and listening skills before enrolling in a degree program. Students often take both language arts classes and courses pertaining to their future degree.

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University of Massachusetts Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program

The UMass Boston Navitas Global International Student Success Program, equivalent to the first year of a bachelor's degree program, satisfies the general education requir ... [+]

Undergraduate GSSP: Management

The UMass Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program, equivalent to the first year of a bachelor's degree program, satisfies the general education requirements to major in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management and Information Systems among others.

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 120 credit hours, less 30 credit hours applied from Undergraduate ISSP = 90 credit hours to complete the degree

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the GSSP. Undergraduate GSSP: 2 semesters* Up to 120 credit hours, less 27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate GSSP = 93 credit hours to complete a degree Note: Course availability may vary semester on the semester, and space is available on first-come, first served basis. Students’ eligibility to take certain classes will depend on Math Placement score and Writing Assessment results. Students are encouraged to complete their placement exams and register for classes prior to arrival (see Course Enrollment for details). Those who do not complete these steps prior to arrival may find that classes become full, in which case the student will have to wait until a subsequent semester to complete those courses. Program information Progression requirements: Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher Minimum 27-30 credits (10-course modules) earned during Undergraduate GSSP 27 credits = 9 courses 30 credits = 10 courses... [-]
USA Boston
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 semesters
Campus
University of New Hampshire Global Student Success Program

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is a world-class college with top-tier research in environmental science, space science, and engineering programs. The UN ... [+]

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is a world-class college with top-tier research in environmental science, space science, and engineering programs. The UNH Global Student Success Program provides courses equivalent to the 1st year of a UNH bachelor's degree.

Program benefits: University of New Hampshire student from day one No SAT or ACT required for admission Receive academic credits toward your UNH degree Small class sizes and additional student support provided Degree program components

Undergraduate GSSP: 3 semesters

Undergraduate GSSP: 2 semesters Program information

Entrance requirements:

Refer to Academic and English entrance requirements (www.unhglobal.com/admissions-requirements) ... [-]
USA Durham
May 2019
2 - 3 semesters
Campus
University of Idaho Global Student Success Program

The Undergraduate Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is equivalent to the first year of a bachelor’s degree program. The GSSP consists of for-credit coursework and pro ... [+]

The Undergraduate Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is equivalent to the first year of a bachelor’s degree program. The GSSP consists of for-credit coursework and provides an academic and cultural bridge from your high school experience to studying at the University of Idaho.

When you successfully complete the GSSP, you will move directly into the second year of your undergraduate degree program at the University of Idaho.

Program benefits: University of Idaho student from day one No SAT or ACT required for admission Receive academic credits toward your UI degree Small class sizes and additional student support provided Program information

Progression requirements:

overall GPA of 2.0 no grade below C- minimum number of credits: 31 ... [-]
USA Moscow
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 semesters
Campus
Florida Atlantic University Global Student Success Program

Undergraduate GSSP in Engineering and Computer Science is equivalent to the first year of an FAU bachelor's degree in Engineering and Computer Science. It provides the fo ... [+]

Undergraduate GSSP in Engineering and Computer Science is equivalent to the first year of an FAU bachelor's degree in Engineering and Computer Science. It provides the foundation for further study in many areas such as ocean engineering, civil engineering and computer science.

Program benefits Florida Atlantic University student from day one No SAT or ACT required for admission Receive academic credits toward your FAU degree Small class sizes and additional student support provided Undergraduate GSSP: 2 Semesters University Learning Skills College Writing I Creative Expression Science and the Natural World Global Citizenship College Writing II Society and Human Behavior Undergraduate ... [-]
USA Boca Raton
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 semesters
Campus
Community Colleges of Spokane

SFCC’s S.T.E.M. Pathway serves students looking to careers based in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, providing them with the opportunity to transfer to ... [+]

What is S.T.E.M.?

SFCC’s S.T.E.M. Pathway serves students looking to careers based in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, providing them with the opportunity to transfer to their chosen university as major-ready juniors. Supported by an array of courses that includes calculus-based Physics, Chemistry through a full year of Organic Chemistry, Mathematics through Differential Equations, Statics, Dynamics and similar major-based courses in the Life, Physical and Computer Sciences, students can embrace the benefits of our emphasis on access and quality in instruction while building a solid foundation for the classic S.T.E.M. baccalaureate degrees. For those students looking for employment immediately after completing an SFCC program, we offer a 2-year degree in Information Technology which can lead directly to employment and to a 4-year Applied Baccalaureate degree from SFCC in Information Systems and Technology or Cyber Security. Eligible students may participate in the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) program.... [-]

USA Spokane
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

International Year One in engineering will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After succes ... [+]

International Year One in engineering will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

128 credit hour program 20 credit hours apply from Pathway 108 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

128 credit hour program 12 credit hours apply from Pathway 116 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, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $14,030 Class hours: 9-13 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: This program leads to a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Mechanical Engineering through the School of Engineering at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester 3-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Drew University

International Year One in Business 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 Business 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. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program.

Degree Program Components

4-Semester:

128 credit hour program 64 credit hours apply from Pathway 64 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: 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 business major. Course options: 4-semester Pathway 5-semester Pathway Entry requirements 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: 17 years and above. ... [-]
USA Madison
August 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 semesters
Campus
Illinois State University

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in Computer Science will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illino ... [+]

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in Computer Science will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

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

Degree program components

1-Semester:

120 credit-hour program 17 credit hours apply from the Pathway 103 credit hours remaining towards a degree

2-Semester:

120 credit-hour program 33 credit hours apply from the Pathway 87 credit hours remaining towards 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, August; 2021: January Fees: From $15,550 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Award: Leads to the Computer Science bachelor's degree program at Illinois State University. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester 3-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Normal
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Colorado State University

If you’ve already completed college- or university-level courses and want to transfer to Colorado State University, our 1-Semester Undergraduate Transfer Program (UTP) is ... [+]

If you’ve already completed college- or university-level courses and want to transfer to Colorado State University, our 1-Semester Undergraduate Transfer Program (UTP) is for you. You’ll receive an estimate of transferable credits toward your degree before you start your program.

Degree Program Components

1-Semester:

120-159 credit hours program 8-17 credit hours apply from UTP Credits remaining to a degree depend on transfer credits applied Course features Transfer of credits from your college or university-level classes to your degree. A customized curriculum of university credit-bearing courses. Guaranteed progression to any undergraduate program upon successful completion of your UTP at George Mason University, Drew University, Colorado State University or Oregon State University. Academic advising throughout the program including progression and student success advisors. Scholarships between $1,000-$15,000 awarded per year to qualified students. Contact your INTO representative for details. Key course facts Course length: 1 Semester Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January Fees: From $18,420 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: This Pathway program leads to a variety of bachelor's degrees at Colorado State University. Course options: 1-Semester Pathway. This International Year One 1-Semester Pathway lasts six months and is designed for students who already have a higher level of English. Entry requirements Academic requirements: Minimum of 30 college/university credits Minimum college/university GPA of 2.5 English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 75-79, IELTS 6.0-6.5, PTEA 50-53, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum of 80% in all classes, or IELA 176. Age requirements: 16 years and above.... [-]
USA Fort Collins
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
George Mason University

International Year One in Humanities and Social Sciences will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at George Mason University. Upon succ ... [+]

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

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

120 credit hour program 27-31 credit hours apply from Pathway 89-93 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

120 credit hour program 15-16 credit hours apply from Pathway 104-105 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 $21,150 Class hours: 17-21 hours per week Class size: 20 Award: Leads to a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Art History, Communication, English, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Foreign Languages, Global Affairs, Government and International Politics, History, Latin American Studies, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Sociology; Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, Law,... [-]
USA Fairfax
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
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 Engineering 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 Engineering 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:

120-129 credit hour program 29 credit hours apply from Pathway 91-100 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

120-129 credit hour program 16 credit hours apply from Pathway 104-113 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 a variety of undergraduate degrees including Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering or Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University. Course options: 1-Semester Pathway 2-Semester Pathway Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Pullman
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Greenville University

The University Pathways English learning program at Greenville College is a one-year non-credit program aimed at preparing international students for university-level edu ... [+]

Overview

The University Pathways English learning program at Greenville College is a one-year non-credit program aimed at preparing international students for university-level education in the U.S. In addition, the program provides cultural information needed to be successful students in U.S. university-level education.

TOEFL

Although this is not a TOEFL preparation program, students who complete the whole program should be well prepared to obtain high scores on the TOEFL test. Students are encouraged to take a TOEFL preparation course offered during the University Pathways program. The TOEFL preparation course provides practice in different types of questions that appear on the test, and it helps students improve general test-taking skills needed to be successful on most standardized tests prepared in the United States. Students may take the TOEFL while at Greenville. The college provides transportation to the nearest TOEFL test site on a regular basis.... [-]

USA Greenville
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
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
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