Visual and Performing Arts

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 24 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 24 k / Year(s)  
201–250 place StudyQA ranking:4597 Duration:12 months

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Program highlights include:

  • Guaranteed progression to the second year of a USF undergraduate program (subject to successful completion of a Pathway program)
  • Living and learning with American and other international students
  • Access to all of USF's campus facilities - library, recreation center, student union
  • Personal tutoring and academic advising for any subject
  • Experienced and well-trained instructors
After successfully completing the Pathway program, students are guaranteed to enter a second year of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression. Students must meet the following University of South Florida Pathway Progression criteria in order to progress:
  • 2.5+ USF GPA
  • No “U” grade in a class
  • No “W” or “I” grade in a class
  • Grade of “C” or better in all classes
  • Student is fully admitted to USF provided successful completion of provisional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway
  • SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline any time Tuition fee
  • USD 24000 Year (National)
  • USD 24000 Year (International)
Start date January,August 2015 Credits 120 credit hours
  • 120 credit hour program
  • 30 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 90 credit hours remaining towards degree
Duration full-time 12 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

Semester 1

  • English for International Students 1 (INTO)
  • Academic Foundations1
  • 20th Century American Culture
  • Introductory Statistics I
Semester 2
  • English for International Students 2 (INTO)
  • Public Speaking (INTO)
  • Environmental Science (or Physical Science)2
  • Major-Specific Elective*


Pathway programs are designed for students who:

  • Want to study for an undergraduate degree in the US
  • Need to improve their English language or academic skills and abilities
  • Want personalized academic, language and cultural support during their studies

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.


- High school diploma with 3.0+ GPA

- SAT:CR460+, Q460+, W440+

- ACT: R19+, M19+, W18+

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of South Florida.

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