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Richard Bland College is a public junior college associated with the College of William and Mary and located in Prince George County, Virginia.
The Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program is designed to ensure you gain the necessary skills to excel in your associate degree program and prepare for transfer to a top college or university in Virginia, such as William & Mary, University of Virginia or Virginia Tech.

Richard Bland College of William & Mary has guaranteed transfer agreements with the following schools:

 

For a full list of transfer partners and to learn more about transfer admission, please Click Here

The Undergraduate GSSP is equivalent to the first two years 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 a university in the United States.

Upon successful completion of the associate degree through the RBC Global Student Success Program, you will have earned your associate degree and will be eligible to transfer to William & Mary or one of 40 universities and colleges in Virginia.

What’s more, the entire Pathway Experience is conducted on-campus. Two years of Pathway studies on-campus progressing to the remainder of the two of your undergraduate degree.

  1. Earn your Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree
  2. Live and learn alongside students on a safe and welcoming campus
  3. Small class sizes mean you get more personal attention from your professors
  4. Personalized study plan
  5. No SAT or ACT required for admission
  • Associate of Arts

GSSP: Associate of Arts degree – 4 semesters

Sample program*
Semester 1 Course title Credits

ENG 101

 

Writing and Research

 

3

 

CSCI 202 Computer Application I 3
MATH 121 College Algebra 3
HIST 101, 102
201 or 202
American History or Western Civilization 3
SPAN 101 or
FREN 101
Elementary Spanish or French
(or higher level based on competency)
3 or 4
Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENG 102

 

Introduction to Literary Genres

 

3

 

ART 201/MUS 103/
THEA 201
Art Appreciation/History,
Music Appreciation or History of Theatre
3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
HIST 101, 102
201 or 202
American History or Western Civilization 3
SPAN 102 or
FREN 102
Elementary Spanish or French
(or higher level based on competency)
3 or 4
Semester 3 Course title Credits
SPAN 201 or
FREN 201
Intermediate Spanish or French 3
GOVT 201 American Gov’t. & Politics 3
BIO 101 or
BIO 110 LL
General Biology or Contemporary Biology 4
PSY 202 General Psychology 3
PHIL 121 Introduction to Critical Thinking 3
Semester 4 Course title Credits

GOVT 202

 

U.S. in World Affairs

3

 

MATH 217 Introductory Statistics 3
CHEM 101
or CHEM 110 LL
General Chemistry or Concepts of Chemistry 4
SPAN 202
or FREN 202
Intermediate Spanish or French 4
SOC 201 General Sociology 4
TOTAL CREDITS 62-64

* The above represents an example program structure only. Course offerings may change without notice. In order to earn your associate’s degree you will need a total of 60 credit hours and must meet any other requirements as relevant to your program of study.

 

  • Associate of Science

GSSP: Associate of Science degree – 4 semesters

Sample program*
Semester 1 Course title Credits

ENG 101

 

Writing and Research

 

3

 

PSY 201 General Psychology 3
MATH 121 College Algebra 3
BIO 101
or BIO 151
General Biology I or Biological Science I 4
CSCI 202 Computer Applications I 3
Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENG 102

 

Introduction to Literary Genres

 

3

 

ART 201/MUS 103/
THEA 201
Art Appreciation/History,
Music Appreciation or History of Theatre
3
CHEM 101 General Chemistry 4
HIST 101, 102
201 or 202
American History or Western Civilization 3
MATH 217 Introductory Statistics 4
Semester 3 Course title Credits
COMM 101 Public Speaking 3
MATH 117 Pre-Calculus 3
GOVT 201 American Government & Politics 3
BIO 102 or BIO 152 General Biology II or Biological Science II 4
PHIL 203 Introduction to Ethics 3
Semester 4 Course title Credits

GEO 101

 

Major World Regions

3

 

PHIL 121 Critical Thinking 3
SOC 201 General Sociology 3
PHYS 101 College Physics 4
TOTAL CREDITS 61

* The above represents an example program structure only. Course offerings may change without notice. In order to earn your associate’s degree you will need a total of 60 credit hours and must meet any other requirements as relevant to your program of study.

 

  • Behavioral Science – Associate of Science

GSSP: Associate of Science degree – 4 semesters

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES FOCUS – Sample program*
Semester 1 Course title Credits

ENG 101

 

Writing and Research

 

3

 

PSY 201 General Psychology I 3
MATH 121 College Algebra 3
CSCI 202 Computer Applications 3
SOC 201 General Sociology 3
Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENG 102

 

Introduction to Literary Genres

 

3

 

PSY 202 General Psychology II 3
COMM 101 Public Speaking 3
MATH 217 Introductory Statistics 3
HIST 101, 102, 201 or 202 American History or Western Civilization 3
Semester 3 Course title Credits
SOC 204 Social Problems 3
GEO 101 or 103, GOVT 201, 202, 203 US & World Cultures Choice 3
BIO 110 LL or CHEM 101 LL General Biology I or General Chemistry II 4
MATH 217 Introductory Statistics 3
PSY 250 Developmental Psychology 3
Semester 4 Course title Credits
PHIL 203 Introduction to Ethics

3

 

BIO 102 LL or CHEM 102 LL General Biology II or General Chemistry II 4
SOC 253 Marriage and the Family 3
PSY 217 Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences 3
ART 201/MUS 103/THEA 201 Art Appreciation, Art History, Music Appreciation or History of Theatre 3
TOTAL CREDITS 62

* The above represents an example program structure only. Course offerings may change without notice. In order to earn your associate’s degree you will need a total of 60 credit hours and must meet any other requirements as relevant to your program of study.

 

  • Business Administration – Associate of Science

GSSP: Associate of Science degree – 4 semesters

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOCUS – Sample program*
Semester 1 Course title Credits

ENG 101

 

Writing and Research

 

3

 

BUS 201 Principles of Accounting I (Math 101 co-req or score into higher level math pre-req) 3
MATH 271 Introductory Statistics (Math 101 pre-req or placement test score) 3
ART 201/MUS 103/THEA 201 Art Appreciation, Art History, Music Appreciation or History of Theatre 3
SOC 201 General Sociology 3
Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENG 102

 

Introduction to Literary Genres

 

3

 

BUS 202 Principles of Accounting II 3
MATH 207 Calculus for Business & Social Science 3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
CSCI 202 Computer Applications I 3
Semester 3 Course title Credits
PSY 202 General Psychology 3
ECON 201 Principles of Economics I – Macroeconomics 3
BIO 110 LL Contemporary Biology 4
SPAN 101
or FREN 101
Elementary Spanish or French (or higher level based on competency) 3 or 4
PHIL 121 Introduction to Critical Thinking 3
Semester 4 Course title Credits
GEO 101 Major World Regions

3

 

ECON 202 Principles of Economics II – Microeconomics 3
CHEM 110 LL Concepts of Chemistry 4
BUS 104 Introduction to Business 3
SPAN 102
or FREN 102
Elementary Spanish or French (or higher level based on competency) 3 or 4
TOTAL CREDITS 62-64

* The above represents an example program structure only. Course offerings may change without notice. In order to earn your associate’s degree you will need a total of 60 credit hours and must meet any other requirements as relevant to your program of study.

 

  • Math/Computer Science – Associate of Science

GSSP: Associate of Science degree – 4 semesters

MATH/COMPUTER SCIENCE FOCUS – Sample program*
Semester 1 Course title Credits

ENG 101

 

Writing and Research

 

3

 

PHIL 203 Introduction to Ethics 3
HIST 101, 102, 201 or 202 American History or Western Civilization 3
MATH 201 Calculus I 4
CSCI 211 Computer Programming I 3
Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENG 102

 

Introduction to Literary Genres

 

3

 

ART 201/MUS 103/THEA 201 Art Appreciation, Art History, Music Appreciation or History of Theatre 3
SOC 201 General Sociology 3
MATH 202 Calculus II 4
CSCI 212 Computer Programming II 3
Semester 3 Course title Credits
ECON 202 Microeconomics 3
PHYS 201 University Physics I 4
CHEM 101 LL General Chemistry I 4
MATH 203 Elementary Linear Algebra 3
Semester 4 Course title Credits
GEO 101 Major World Regions

3

 

PHYS 202 University Physics II 4
COMM 101 Public Speaking 3
MATH 217 Statistics 3
PE 120 Fitness and Wellness 2
TOTAL CREDITS 61

* The above represents an example program structure only. Course offerings may change without notice. In order to earn your associate’s degree you will need a total of 60 credit hours and must meet any other requirements as relevant to your program of study.

 

  • Physical Science – Associate of Science

GSSP: Associate of Science degree – 4 semesters

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOCUS – Sample program*
Semester 1 Course title Credits

ENG 101

 

Writing and Research

 

3

 

BIO 151 LL Biological Science I 4
CHEM 101 LL General Chemistry I 4
MATH 201 Calculus I 4
Semester 2 Course title Credits
ENG 102 Introduction to Literary Genres 3
BIO 211 Microbiology 4
CHEM 102 LL General Chemistry II 4
MATH 202 Calculus II 4
Semester 3 Course title Credits
HIST 101, 102, 201 or 202 American History or Western Civilization 3
PHYS 201 or CHEM 230 University Physics I (Physics & Engineering majors) OR
Organic Chemistry I
4
MATH 204 Multivariable Calculus 3
CSCI 202 Computer Applications 3
CSCI 211 OR SPAN 101/FREN 101 Computer Programming or Spanish or French 3 or 4
Semester 4 Course title Credits
PHIL 121 Introduction to Critical Thinking

3

 

ART 201/MUS 103/THEA 201 Art Appreciation, Art History, Music Appreciation or History of Theatre 3
PHYS 202 or CHEM 231 University Physics II (Physics & Engineering majors); others Organic Chemistry II 4
SOC 201 General Sociology 3
MATH 203 or SPAN 102/FREN 202 Elementary Linear Algebra / Spanish or French (or higher level based on competency) 3 or 4
TOTAL CREDITS 62-64

* The above represents an example program structure only. Course offerings may change without notice. In order to earn your associate’s degree you will need a total of 60 credit hours and must meet any other requirements as relevant to your program of study.

 

 Qualifications Minimum eligibility requirements*
Academic qualification Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent)
GPA* 2.5 (see below for country requirements)
IELTS 5.5
TOEFL 69
PEARSON Versant 50
Duolingo 95

 

Country

India

Requirements

Higher/Senior Secondary Certificate with C1, 5 or 45%-50% average

 

Tuition Duration Fees ($USD)
Annual tuition (based on 30 credits per year) 2 semesters (30 credits) $19,710 plus mandatory student and international fees*
Other fees and charges Duration Fees ($USD)
Mandatory student fees 2 semesters (30 credits) $2,101
Health insurance Per year $1,339
Meal plan Per semester From $1,120 for a 100 Meal Block Plan w/200 Dining Dollars
Accommodation Per semester From $3,955


* Students will be charged per credit; the actual cost may be higher or lower depending on specific course choices. Tuition, fees and charges are subject to change. 

 

UMB

Boston has more than 50 higher education institutions and is home to over 325,000 undergraduate and graduate students from around the world.

The University of Massachusetts Boston is part of the prestigious University of Massachusetts systems and is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. Recognized for innovative research, UMass Boston offers its diverse student population both an intimate learning environment and the experience of living in a historic American city.

  • The only public research university in the city of Boston.

 

  • 10 colleges and graduate schools

 

  • #104 top public schools in the nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

 

  • 16:1 student to faculty ratio

 

  • #147 for best undergraduate business programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

 

  • #51 for best master’s of finance programs (Times Higher Education, 2019)

 

  • #23 for ethnic diversity among national universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)
  1. College of Education and Human Development
  2. College of Liberal Arts
  3. College of Management
  4. College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  5. College of Science and Mathematics

College of Education and Human

Why Study Education and Human Development

UMass Boston’s College of Education and Human Development prepares you for work as educators, counsellors, administrators, psychologists, and researchers. Launch your social justice career.

 

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 3 Semesters*

27-30 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 120 credits.

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP programs. For other sample courses, see below.

 

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 2 Semesters*

28 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 120 credits.

Note: Course availability may vary semester on the semester, and space is available on a 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. Those who do not complete these steps prior to arrival may find that classes become full, in which case they will have to wait until a subsequent semester to complete those courses.

 

Progressing to UMass Boston

Progression Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-32 credits (10-course modules) earned during Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • More information about the [BS in Exercise & Health Sciences]

 

Degree Requirements

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 27-32 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • 88-93 credit hours remaining towards a degree

 

UMass Boston College of Human Education and Development Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings (EECIS) (BA)
  • SportLeadership and Administration (BA)

 

Popular Careers

  • Coaching
  • Educators
  • Leadership, Management, and Administration positions in Sports
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Sponsorships
  • Sports Agent
  • Sports Broadcasting and Journalism
  • Ticket Sales

 

College of Liberal Arts

Why Study Liberal Arts

From Communication to Psychology and Economics to Political Science, UMass Boston provides a wide variety of disciplines spanning the humanities, fine arts, and social sciences. Most international students follow the 3-semester standard program.

Key Information

Duration

Two or three semesters

Intakes

  • January
  • May
  • September

Location

Boston

Course Structure

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 3 Semesters*

27-30 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 120 credits.

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the UMass Boston Navitas GSSP.

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 2 Semesters *

27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate GSSP towards 120 credits.

Note: Course availability may vary semester on semester, and space is available on a 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. 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.

Progressing to UMass Boston

Progression Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-30 credits earned during Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • 27 credits = 9 courses
  • 30 credits = 10 courses

Degree Requirements

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • 93 credit hours remaining towards a degree

UMass Boston College of Liberal Arts Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Africana Studies (BA)
  • American Studies (BA)
  • Anthropology (BA)
  • Archaeology and History (BA)
  • Art (BA)
  • Asian Studies (BA)
  • Classical Studies (BA)
  • Classical Languages (BA)
  • Communication (BA)
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice (BA)
  • Economics (BA)
  • English (BA)
  • Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy (BA)
  • French (BA)
  • History (BA)
  • Italian (BA)
  • Labor Studies
  • Latin American and Iberian Studies
  • Philosophy (BA)
  • Philosophy and Public Policy (BA)
  • Political Science (BA)
  • Psychology (BA or BS)
  • Music (BA)
  • Sociology (BA)
  • Social Psychology (BA)
  • Spanish (BA)
  • Theatre Arts (BA)
  • Women’s and Gender Studies (BA)

Popular Careers

  • Clinical and social psychology
  • Communications
  • Counseling and human services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Federal/State/Local Government
  • Foreign Service
  • Forensics
  • Journalism
  • Law enforcement/legal services
  • Linguistics
  • Medicine
  • Politics
  • Public health
  • Public relations
  • Theatre

College of Management

Why Study Management

Recognized for its first-rate faculty and diverse, high-achieving student body, UMass Boston’s  College of Management offers an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum tuned to the changing needs of the global economy. The Bachelor of Science in Management features a full range of management courses and concentrations that prepare students for specific management responsibilities. The program is built on a solid foundation in the arts and humanities achieved by completing the College of Management’s general education requirements.

Key Information

Duration

Two or three semesters

Intakes

  • January
  • May
  • September

Location

Boston

Course Structure

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 3 Semesters*

27-30 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP toward 120 credits.

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the Navitas GSSP.

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 2 Semesters*

27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 120 credits.

Note: Course availability may vary semester on semester, and space is available on a 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. 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.

Progressing to UMass Boston

Progression Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-30 credits (10-course modules) earned during Undergraduate ISSP
  • 27 credits = 9 courses
  • 30 credits = 10 courses

Degree Requirements

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • 93 credit hours remaining towards a degree

UMass Boston College of Management Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Information Technology (B.S.)
  • Management (B.S.)
    • Accounting
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance
    • International Management
    • Information Systems and Business Analytics
    • Leadership and Organizational Change
    • Marketing
    • Supply Chain and Service Management

Popular Careers

  • Accounting
  • Account management
  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Banking
  • Brand management
  • Engineering
  • Financial planning
  • Insurance
  • Internal revenue
  • International business
  • Investment banking
  • Java/net development
  • Public relations
  • Sales
  • Taxation

 

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Why Study College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Under UMass Boston’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences, students can choose to study Bachelor of Science (BS) in Exercise and Health Sciences as a major. It is the perfect stepping stone for international students interested in a career in a variety of medical fields. The program includes a solid foundation based on the principles of exercise physiology and physical activity promotion while offering the flexibility for students to pursue prerequisite courses for graduate programs in many health professions.

Key Information

Duration

Two or three semesters

Intakes

  • January
  • May
  • September

Location

Boston

Course Structure

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 3 Semesters*

27-30 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP toward 120 credits.

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the Navitas GSSP.

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 2 Semesters*

27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 120 credits.

Progression Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-30 credits (10-course modules) earned during Undergraduate ISSP
  • 27 credits = 9 courses
  • 30 credits = 10 courses

Note: Course availability may vary semester on semester, and space is available on a 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. 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.

Progressing to UMass Boston

Progression Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-30 credits (10-course modules) earned during Undergraduate ISSP
  • 27 credits = 9 courses
  • 30 credits = 10 courses

More information about the Bachelor of Science in Exercise & Health Sciences, please click here.

Degree Requirements

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • 93 credit hours remaining towards a degree

UMass Boston College of College of Nursing and Health Sciences Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Exercise and Health Sciences (BS)

Popular Careers

  • Fitness Director
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Health Promotion Practioner
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Public Health
  • Research Scientist
  • Sports Medicine

College of Science and Mathematics

Why Study Science and Mathematics

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

Key Information

Duration

Two or three semesters

Intakes

  • January
  • May
  • September

Location

Boston

Course Structure

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 3 Semesters*

27-30 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 118 credits.

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP programs. For other sample courses, see below.

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 2 Semesters*

28 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 118 credits.

Note: Course availability may vary semester on semester, and space is available on a 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. 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.

Progressing to UMass Boston

Progression Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-32 credits (10-course modules) earned during Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • 27 credits = 9 courses
  • 32 credits = 10 courses

Degree Requirements

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • 93 credit hours remaining towards a degree

UMass Boston College of Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Biochemistry (B.S.)
  • Biology (B.S.)
  • Chemistry (B.S./B.A)
  • Computer Engineering (B.S.)
  • Computer Science (B.S./B.A)
  • Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
  • Engineering Physics (B.S.)
  • Environmental Science (B.S./B.A)
  • Information Technology (B.S.)
  • Mathematics (B.S./B.A)
  • Physics (B.S./B.A.)
  • Additional select majors. Please visit College of Science and Mathematics Departments and Programs for a complete list.

Popular Careers

  • Computer programming
  • Computer systems analysis
  • Computer systems designer
  • Database administration and design
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Teaching
  • Technical specializations
  1. MBA
  2. Business and Management
  3. Policy and Global Studies
  4. Science and Mathematics

MBA

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

 

Country

India

Requirements

All India Senior Secondary Certificate (CSBE /CISCE) with C2 (6 passes with credit) or higher in 3 academic subjects

Engineering programs (Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering) have the following requirements:

  • Minimum B average in math subjects
  • Minimum B in Calculus (or equivalent course)
  • Overall GPA of 2.75

 

Graduate Entry Requirements

 

Computer Science

Conflict Resolution and International Relations

College of Management

All Other Programs

Fees

Total Estimated Cost of Attendance 2020/21

Semesters include September 2020, January 2021 and May 2021

* Students will be charged per credit hour; the actual cost may be higher or lower depending on specific course choices. Tuition, fees and charges are subject to change.

**Estimated tuition is calculated based on 30 credit hours.

***The Academic English component of the Undergraduate Navitas GSSP is delivered through UMass Boston’s Academic Support Programs. As part of the Academic English, as needed, students enrol in the lower level English ESL100A, ESL100B, ESL100C (2020/2021 combined cost of $5,158), and higher-level courses ESL 100D, ESL 100E charged at an additional cost calculated per credit hour basis. Academic English courses, in general, do not carry academic credit towards the degree but are required for students with lower English placement scores.

****The pre-college ESL program is also available through UMB’s on-site ESL Program.

^ Fees and charges listed are current in 2020 and will be subject to an increase in 2021. Fees do not include accommodation or meals.

Program fees include:

  • Tuition and orientation program
  • Full access to UMass Boston facilities (campus centre, library, athletic centre, computers, health services, etc.)
  • Participation in UMass Boston students clubs and associations
  • UMass Boston academic and career advising, housing, international student advising, IT services and other services available to all students on campus

Health Insurance

In accordance with the State of Massachusetts’ Qualifying Student Health Insurance Program, all UMass Boston students must carry health insurance. Therefore, if you do not have health insurance under another plan with ‘comparable’ (that is equal or better) cover, you must buy the UMass Boston Student Health Insurance Plan.

Please note, the following does not meet the state criteria for ‘comparable’ insurance coverage:

  • Foreign (international) health insurance cover
  • Uncompensated Care Pool (free care)

Additional costs

In addition to your tuition and other fees, you will need approximately US$12,000 to US$15,000 to meet your living expenses each year. Typical expenses include accommodations, meals, books, stationery, transportation, utilities, telecommunications, recreation and entertainment. These will vary according to your individual requirements.

 

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Queens College of The City University of New York is an urban college with a beautiful 80-acre campus, located in the heart of the New York City borough of Queens. With New York City as our setting, the opportunities we provide are, like the city itself, challenging, stimulating and uplifting.

  • #9 Top Public Schools, Regional Universities North
    U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • #4 Best College for Return on Investment
    Business Insider, 2020
  • #9 Most Affordable Mid-size to Large College and University
    EducationCorner.com

The table below is a sample program structure for the Undergraduate Global Student Success Program. The program has been designed to ensure that students completing this program make satisfactory progress with their studies at Queens College and to declare the major of their choice.

 

3-Semester GSSP
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
DRAM 100 Introduction to Acting – 3 credits ECON 102 Intro to Microeconomics – 3 credits ASTR 001 General Astronomy – 3 credits
ENGL 110 College Writing 1 – 3 credits ENGL 130 Writing About Literature in English – 3 credits ECON 101 Introduction to Macroeconomics – 3 credits
ENGL 115 Topics in Writing – 1 credit FNES 163 General Nutrition – 3 credits QNS 101 Queens Community – 3 credits
QNS 100 Navigating Your Path to Success MATH 115 College Algebra for Precalculus – 3 credits QNS 005 Academic Support Tutorial
QNS 005 Academic Support Tutorial
3-Semester Mixed GSSP
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
DRAM 100 Introduction to Acting – 3 credits ECON 102 Intro to Microeconomics – 3 credits ECON 101 Introduction to Macroeconomics – 3 credits
ENGL 108 Introduction to College Writing 1 – 3 credits ENGL 110 College Writing – 3 credits ENGL 130 Writing About Literature in English – 3 credits
ENGL 109 Introduction to College Writing 2 – 3 credits ENGL 115 Topics in Writing  – 1 credit QNS 101 Queens Community – 3 credits
QNS 100 Navigating Your Path to Success FNES 163 General Nutrition – 3 credits QNS 005 Academic Support Tutorial
MATH 115 College Algebra for Precalculus – 3 credits
QNS 005 Academic Support Tutorial

*Refer to the Programs pages, the Queens College Bulletin or ask your GSSP advisor for further information about declaring majors, required GPAs and courses. Above is a sample program structure only and is subject to change without notice. Students are required to maintain good academic standing and achieve a 2.0 GPA in credit courses to progress to second-year studies.

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting (BA)*
  • Actuarial Studies (BBA)
  • Africana Studies (BA)
  • American Studies (BA)
  • Anthropology (BA)
  • Art History (BA)
  • Biology (BA)**^
  • Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies (BA)
  • Chemistry (BA)^
  • Chinese (BA)
  • Classics (BA)
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders (BA)
  • Comparative Literature (BA)
  • Computer Science (BA/BS)^
  • Corporate Finance (BBA)*
  • Data Science & Statistics
  • Design (BFA)
  • Design (BFA) – Animation and Illustration
  • Design (BFA) – Communication Design
  • Design (BFA) – Interaction Design
  • Drama and Theatre (BA)
  • East Asian Studies (BA)
  • Economics (BA)
  • Economics, Quantitative (BS)**^
  • English (BA)
  • Environmental Sciences (BA/BS)^
  • Environmental Studies (BA)^
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (BA)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (BA) – Food Management Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (BA) – Human Development Family Science
  • Film Studies (BA)
  • French (BA)
  • General Linguistics (BA)
  • Geology (BS)^
  • German (BA)
  • Greek (Ancient) (BA)
  • Hebrew (BA)
  • History (BA)
  • Interdisciplinary Major (BA)
  • International Business (BBA)
  • Italian (BA)
  • Jewish Studies (BA)
  • Labor Studies (BA)
  • Latin (BA)
  • Latin American Studies (BA)
  • Linguistics TESOL (BA)
  • Mathematics (BA) – Data Science & Statistics**^
  • Mathematics (BA)**^
  • Media Studies (BA)
  • Middle Eastern Studies (BA)
  • Neuroscience (BA)^
  • Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (BS)
  • Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (BS)
  • Philosophy (BA)
  • Photography & Imaging (BFA)
  • Physics (BA/BS)**
  • Political Science (BA)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Religious Studies (BA)
  • Russian (BA)
  • Sociology (BA)
  • Spanish (BA)
  • Studio Art (BFA/BA)
  • Urban Studies (BA)
  • Women & Gender Studies (BA)

^STEM designated
*GSSP students who do not complete ACCT101 in their first year of study may need an additional semester to complete these majors.

** Students who have not completed sufficient math preparation to place into CALC151 during their first semester of studies may need additional semesters to complete these majors.

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

Students applying to the Queens College Global Student Success Program must demonstrate appropriate academic preparation and proficiency in the English Language The Global Student Success Program is a first-year experience program and therefore students who have already undertaken post-secondary study are not eligible for GSSP admission but are welcome to apply for General Admission.

Undergraduate Academic and English Language Requirements
General Admission Global Student Success Program (3 semesters) Global Student Success Program – Mixed (3 semesters)
GPA 3.00 2.00 2.00
SAT/ACT Required? No* No No
IELTS 6.0 5.5 5.0
TOEFL iBT 61 56 50
PTE: Academic 44 42 36
PEARSON Versant 56 50 46
Duolingo 95 90 80
Additional Requirements

2+ years of science

3+ years of math

*Students who completed their education in the United States are required to submit SAT/ACT scores for General Admission.

 

Country GSSP – 3 Semesters and Mixed Program General Admission
Undergraduate
General Admission – 2 Semesters GSSP and Mixed GSSP – 3 Semesters
Annual Tuition* $18,600 $18,600
Mandatory Student Fees – $303.85 per semester $608 $912
Health Insurance – 12-month coverage (mandatory for GSSP and Mixed GSSP students) $708 $708
TOTAL ESTIMATED COST $19,916 $20,220

*Tuition and fees are based on the estimated 2020-21 rates for 30 credit hours annually, your specific program may differ. Students will be charged per credit. Tuition and fees typically increase between 3-5% annually each Fall semester. Tuition, fees and all charges are subject to change without notice. Medical insurance is strongly recommended; however, it is mandatory for GSSP and Mixed GSSP student.

*On-campus housing is optional for students. Housing fees start at $6568 per semester based on double occupancy in a 2-bedroom suite. For more details, please see more at the accommodation page.

 

Meal Plans

Queens College students also have the option to purchase meal plans to save money when buying food on campus. Students purchasing food in the dining locations with a meal plan do not pay sales tax. Meal plans allow you to load credit to your “QCard” for on-campus purchases, in amounts ranging from $150 to $1,175. More information about Meal Plans is available from your GSSP advisor.

Canada
fic simon fraser

FIC provides international students with a direct pathway to year two at Simon Fraser University. The FIC pathway provides a smooth transition into Simon Fraser University. University designed programs, taught by qualified instructors on the main Simon Fraser University Campus, ensure that our students have the very best preparation for the demands of higher education in Canada.

FIC students are treated like university students and, with the added benefits of smaller classes, students receive more personalized attention in a dynamic and supportive environment that better equips them for life at University.

  • An opportunity to earn a degree from one of Canada’s best universities
  • Combined Letter of Offer for FIC and Simon Fraser University
  • Small class sizes mean you get more personal attention from lecturers
  • Study in the world’s most liveable City
  • Apply for a 3 Year Graduate Work Permit upon graduation from Simon Fraser University
  • FIC Associate of Arts Degree
  • UTP Stage II: Arts and Social Sciences
  • UTP Stage II: Business Administration
  • UTP Stage II: Communication and Business
  • UTP Stage II: Communication, Art and Technology
  • UTP Stage II: Computing Science
  • UTP Stage II: Engineering Science
  • UTP Stage II: Environment (Bachelor of Arts)
  • UTP Stage II: Environment (Bachelor of Environment)
  • UTP Stage II: Environment (Bachelor of Science)
  • UTP Stage II: Health Sciences (BA)
  • UTP Stage II: Health Sciences (BSc)
  • UTP Stage II: Science

General Degree Requirements:

The Associate of Arts Degree is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship and enriched life as an educated person, and to lay a solid foundation for further study.

FIC’s Associate of Arts Degree is a two-year degree program. Students who obtain the Associate of Arts Degree at FIC can transfer to the relevant third-year degree program at SFU or other institutions in BC or elsewhere.

60 credits (total)

  • 6 credits in first-year English
  • 9 credits in Science which shall include at least:
    • 3 credits in Mathematics or Computing Science or Statistics
    • 3 credits in a laboratory science
  • 36 credits in Arts which shall include:
    • 6 credits in the Social Sciences
    • 6 credits in Humanities (other than English)
    • 24 additional credits in Arts
  • 9 credits in Arts, Science or other area

Specific Degree Requirements:

  • Sixty (60) credits as per degree structure
  • Minimum 18 (200-level) credits in general arts in two or more subject areas
  • CGPA of 2.0

Other courses taken at FIC but not offered in this program may count for credit. For more information, please meet with a student success advisor.

For more information on this program please visit: students.fraseric.ca/program-information/fic-associate-of-arts-degree

Transferring Courses

Fraser International College is a part of the BC Transfer System with oversight from the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT).  Transfer information about courses taken at FIC can be found on the BC Transfer Guide. (www.bctransferguide.ca).

Students may apply for up to 15 units of transfer credit from another institution towards the Associate of Arts Degree program.  Students are advised to apply for transfer credit consideration at least 3 months prior to enrolment and studies at FIC.  Applications for transfer credit after this time may not be processed in time to exempt students from certain prerequisite courses. Download the application for transfer credit.

Students interested in understanding the options for transferring courses are encouraged to speak to a student success advisor

UTP Stage II:Arts and Social Sciences

Choose at least six courses from the following options:*

  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Canada since Confederation
  • Canadian Aboriginal Peoples’ Perspectives on History
  • Comparative Politics
  • Critical Thinking
  • East/West (World Literature)
  • Environmental Economics
  • Gender Talk
  • Global Challenges of the 21st Century: An Introduction to International Studies
  • Human Geography
  • Introducing Labour Studies
  • Introduction to Canadian Law and Legal Institutions
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to Indigenous Studies
  • Introduction to International Politics
  • Introduction to Politics and Government
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Introduction to English Sentence Analysis
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Justice and Law
  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Perfomance
  • Literature Now
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • The Social History of Canada
  • US Politics

Choose up to four courses from the following options:

  • Behaviour in Organizations
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Calculus I for the Social Sciences
  • Communication and Social Change
  • Contemporary Health Issues
  • Discrete Mathematics I
  • Financial Accounting
  • Global Perspectives on Health
  • Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Biology
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Introduction to Computer Programming I
  • Introduction to Computer Programming II
  • Pre-calculus
  • Studio Physics

Entry to second year at SFU

Bachelor of Arts

Areas of study
    • Anthropology
    • Asia-Canada Studies
    • Cognitive Science
    • Criminology
    • Economics
    • English
    • First Nations Studies
    • French
    • Gender, Sexuality Women’s Studies
    • Gerontology
    • Hellenic Studies
    • History
    • Humanities
    • International Studies
    • Labour Studies
    • Languages
    • Latin American Studies
    • Linguistics
    • Philosophy
    • Police Studies
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Public Policy
    • Sociology
    • Urban Studies
    • World Literature

 

For more information on SFU’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, visit sfu.ca/fass.html 

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 upon completion of your UTP Stage II to be guaranteed transfer to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program at SFU.  Please see the FASS website and SFU Calendar regarding specific major program declaration requirements: www.sfu.ca/fass/undergraduate/buildyourdegree/yourdegreeoptions/declaring.html. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. *A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements.

 

UTP Stage II: Business Administration

Required courses

  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Writing Essentials
  • Calculus I for the Social Sciences
  • Critical Thinking
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Literature Now
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics

Elective courses

Choose two of the following options:
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Communication and Social Change
  • Introduction to Computer Programming I
  • Discrete Mathematics I
  • Society, Space, Environment: Introducing Human Geography
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Physics – Mechanics and Modern Physics
  • Studio Physics – Optics, Electricity and Magnetism
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Pre-calculus*
  • Environmental Economics
  • Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Introduction to EnglishSentence Analysis
  • Introduction to Linguistics

* For those student who do not meet the mathematics prerequisite for calculus I.

Entry to the second year at SFU

Bachelor of Business Administration

Areas of study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management

For more information on SFU’s Beedie School of Business, visit beedie.sfu.ca.

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.2 and with a grade of C- or better in the 10 required courses upon completion of your UTP Stage II Program to be guaranteed transfer to the Bachelor of Business Administration. Students with a 2.8 GPA will be able to make a broad-based application for the Bachelor of Business Administration. Students with a 2.5 GPA will be guaranteed admission to a business minor program. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. Your UTP Stage II Program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literacy course. A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses for the business minor program.

Careers

Potential career paths

  • Accounting
  • Advertising Executive
  • Banker
  • Entrepreneur
  • Finance Analyst
  • International Broker
  • International Businessperson
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketer
  • Recruiter
  • Stockbroker
  • Systems Analyst

Why Communication and Business?

  • Gain valuable knowledge in these two very popular career-related fields
  • Develop key business skills including marketing, accounting, human resource development and international business
  • Enhance your understanding of communications including key messaging, advertising and generating effective social media engagement
  • Develop your critical thinking abilities
  • Be career-ready by improving your team and independent working skills

 

Services and Support:

  • Guaranteed GPA to transfer to SFU
  • Supportive study environment with small classes
  • Receive ongoing support in both Communication and Business to help you choose the most relevant courses
  • Earn valuable work experience through SFU’s Co-op Education program
  • Gain support in career planning, writing, and mentorship from SFU

 

Required Courses:

  • CMNS110 – Introduction to Communication Studies
  • CMNS130 – Communication and Social Change
  • FPA135 – Introduction to Cinema
  • IAT102 – Graphic Design
  • IAT110 – Visual Communication Design
  • ECON1034 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • BUS251 – Financial Accounting
  • BUS200 – Business Fundamentals
  • BUS216 – Introduction to Essentials in Business Communication
Choose one of:
  • ENGL112 – Literature Now
  • ENGL 113 – Literature and Performance
  • ENGL115 – Literature & Culture

To transfer into the Double Minor Program in the Faculty of Communications, Arts, and Technology, and Beedie School of Business students must complete the requirements listed above, which include at least one ‘W’ and one ‘Q’ course.

A minimum GPA of 2.50, based on completion of 10 courses (at least 30 units, and with a grade of C- or better in all courses), will guarantee admittance to a Business minor program for successful transfer students from FIC.

 

Career Opportunities:

As a Communication and Business graduate, you will be able to be part of the vibrant creative economy in Vancouver and beyond. Join these exciting industries:

  • Advertising & Media
  • Marketing
  • Media & Community Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Social Media
  • Event Management
  • Arts & Culture

UTP Stage II: Communication, Art and Technology

Required courses:

  • Visual Communication Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Communication and Social Change
  • Introduction to Cinema
  • Sound

Please choose two from the following list:

  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Literary Classics
  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Performance

Elective courses:

Two elective courses, including one “Q” course, selected from FIC’s current broad offerings. The four electives will allow students to complete various breadth requirements.*

FCAT Minors

FIC offers an interdisciplinary double minor program for entry into the Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology (FCAT). Students have the option of choosing either both minors from FCAT or only one minor in FCAT and another minor from their program of choice. Students are required to complete the required courses to transfer into at least one of the following minors from FCAT:

  • Communication
  • Contemporary Arts
  • Interactive Arts & Technology
  • Print and Digital Publishing

Entry to the second year at SFU

Students will enter the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology in a Bachelor of Arts with a Double Minor.

Areas of study:

  • Media and Culture
  • Technology and Society
  • Political Economy and Policy
  • Interactive Systems
  • Design
  • Media Arts
  • Film Studies
  • Dance
  • Visual Culture and Performance Studies
  • Theatre
  • Visual Art
  • Music
  • Publishing
  • Dialogue
  • Communications
  • Interactive Arts and Technology
  • Contemporary Arts

Students will gain admission to FCAT upon completion of the 10 prescribed courses in the UTP Stage II program with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses. Admission to Contemporary Arts Minors may also require a portfolio, audition or interview. Your UTP Stage II program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literacy course. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. *A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements.

Careers

Potential career paths

  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Production Assistant
  • Political Research Assistant
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Video Game Developer
  • Photographer/Videographer
  • Project Manager
  • Film Critic
  • Museum Curator
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations

UTP Stage II: Computing Science

Required courses

  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Computer Programming I
  • Introduction to Computer Programming II
  • Literature Now

Elective courses

Choose four courses from the following options:

  • Applied Linear Algebra
  • Behaviour in Organizations
  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Canada Since Confederation
  • Communication and Social Change
  • Comparative Politics
  • Contemporary Health Issues
  • Critical Thinking
  • East/West (World Literature)
  • Environmental Economics
  • Global Perspectives on Health
  • Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Biology
  • Introduction to Canadian Law and Legal Institutions
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to International Politics
  • Introduction to Politics and Government
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Introduction to Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to the Description of English Grammar
  • Literature across Cultures
  • Pre-calculus
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Studio Physics
  • The Social History of Canada

Entry to the second year at SFU

Bachelor of Science

Areas of study:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Graphics and Multimedia
  • Computing Science dual degree (with Zhejiang University, China)
  • Computing Systems
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Information Systems
  • Programming Languages and Software
  • Software Systems (major)
  • Theoretical Computing Science

For more information on SFU’s School of Computing Science, visit cs.sfu.ca.

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with a program GPA of 2.75  (including a C- or better in all required and specified elective courses within the 10-course pathway), and a CGPA of 2.75 or better on all attempted UTP Stage II courses, in order to be guaranteed admission to the School of Computing Science. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements. Your UTP Stage II Program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literacy course.

Careers

Potential career paths

  • Bioinformatics
  • Business analysis
  • Cryptography
  • Database administration
  • Game development
  • Information security
  • Programmer
  • Software engineering
  • Web design

UTP Stage II: Engineering Science

Required courses

  • Applied Linear Algebra
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Engineering Science and Society
  • Introduction to Computer Programming I
  • Introduction to Computer Programming II
  • Introduction to Engineering Analysis
  • Process, Form and Convention in Professional Genre
  • Studio Physics – Mechanics and Modern Physics
  • Studio Physics – Optics, Electricity and Magnetism

Entry to the second year at SFU

Bachelor of Applied Science

Areas of study:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mechatronic Systems Engineering
  • Sustainable Energy Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

For more information on SFU’s School of Engineering Science, visit ensc.sfu.ca

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with a program GPA of 2.75 (including a C- or better in all required courses), and a CGPA of 2.75 or better on all attempted UTP Stage II courses, in order to be guaranteed admission to the School of Engineering Science. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. Students will need to obtain a score of 26 or above in the FIC Math Check test to enrol in the Engineering Science program. FIC reserves the right to place students with a Math Check score below 26 in alternative courses.

Careers

Potential career paths

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Hardware Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Microelectronics
  • Product Research and Development
  • Robotics
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Design
  • Telecommunications Engineering

UTP Stage II: Environment (Arts)

Required courses:

  • Ancient People and Places
  • Introduction to Indigenous Studies
  • Our World: Introducing Human Geography
  • Climate Change, Water, And Society
  • Critical Thinking
  • Global Change

Choose one course from the following list:

  • Human Origins
  • Introduction to Environmental Science

Choose one Writing course from the following list

  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature Now
  • Literature and Performance
  • Writing in World Literature

Choose one Elective course from the following list

  • Canada Since Confederation
  • East/West
  • Engineering, Science and Society
  • Global Challenges of the 21st Century – An Introduction to International Studies
  • Introduction to Cinema
  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature Now
  • Literature and Performance
  • The Social History of Canada
  • Visual Communication Design

Students select at least 1 additional transferable course within FIC.

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Environment. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements. You UTP Stage II Program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literacy course.

Entry into 2nd year of the following bachelor degree programs

Entry to the second year of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Environment

Entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Arts (BA), or the Bachelor of Environment (BEnv). The Faculty of Environment offer majors in the following areas (and many are also offered as minor options)

  • Archaeology (BA)
  • Archaeology and Anthropology (joint major)
  • Archaeology and First Nations Studies (joint major)
  • Development and Sustainability (minor only)
  • Human Geography (BA)

Certificates

Alongside obtaining a degree, students are also able to obtain certificates in the following areas:

  • Biological Anthropology
  • Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Studies

You must complete a minimum of 30 units at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Environment.

Careers

Potential career paths

  • Aboriginal liaison
  • Avalanche specialist
  • Cartographer
  • Ecotourism operator
  • Fisheries manager
  • Food safety inspector
  • Forensic investigator
  • Forester
  • Geoscientist
  • GIS programmer
  • Health and safety inspector
  • Heritage consultant
  • Land-use planner
  • Landscape architect
  • Meteorologist
  • Museum curator
  • Park ranger
  • Real estate developer
  • Urban planner
  • Water quality inspector

UTP Stage II: Environment (BEnv)

Required courses:

  • Human Origins
  • Introduction to Environmental Science
  • Introduction to Indigenous Studies
  • Our World: Introducing Human Geography
  • Climate Change, Water, And Society
  • Global Change
  • Introduction to Statistics For The Social Sciences

And one of the following four courses:

  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Literature Now
  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Performance
  • Writing in World Literature

Elective courses (choose one of the following options, including at least 1 designated “Q” course):

  • Ancient Peoples And Places
  • Canadian Aboriginal Peoples’ Perspectives on History
  • Global Perspectives on Health
  • Global Challenges of the 21st Century: An Introduction to International Studies
  • Introducing Labour Studies
  • Critical Thinking
  • War, International Cooperation and Development
  • Justice And Law

Plus, one additional course drawn from the UTP II curriculum offered at FIC.

 

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Environment. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements. You UTP Stage II Program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literacy course.

 

Entry to the second year of Bachelor of Environment

Entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Environment (BEnv). The Faculty of Environment offer majors in the following areas (and many are also offered as minor options)

  • Resource and Environmental Management (BEnv)
  • Global Environmental Systems (BEnv)
  • Sustainable Business (BEnv, entry through Environment or the Beedie School of Business, however, admission to Beedie is also required for this program)

Certificates

Alongside obtaining a degree, students are also able to obtain certificates in the following areas:

  • Biological Anthropology
  • Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Studies

You must complete a minimum of 30 units at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Environment.

 

Careers

Potential career paths

  • Waste Management Specialist
  • Environmental Coordinator/Specialist
  • Environmental Educator
  • Forest Ranger or Conservation Officer
  • Energy Consultant
  • Renewable Energy Consultant
  • Quality Assurance Supervisor
  • Compliance Coordinators
  • Urban Planners
  • Environmental Risk Assessor
  • Environmental Media Coordinator
  • Environmental Historian
  • Environmental Policy Advisor
  • Natural Resource Management Specialist
  • Environmental Communication Specialist
  • GIS Specialists
  • Restoration Ecology Professionals
  • Green Business Owner
  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmental Fundraiser
  • Environmental Planning Analyst
  • Environmental Journalist
  • Water Operations Manager
  • Environmental Activist/Advocate
  • Sustainable Agriculture Manager
  • Business Development Managers
  • Sustainability Policy Analyst

UTP Stage II: Environment (Science)

Required courses:

  • General Chemistry and Laboratory 1
  • Introduction to Environmental Science
  • Climate Change, Water, And Society
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Studio Physics: Mechanics and Modern Physics

 

Choose one course from the following list:

  • Introduction to Biology
  • General Biology

 

Choose one course from the following list:

  • Our World: Introducing Human Geography
  • Global Change

 

Choose one course from the following list:

  • Human Origins
  • Introduction to Computer Science & Programming 1

 

Choose one course from the following list:

  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Performance
  • Literature Now
  • Brain, Mind, and Society
  • Writing in World Literature

 

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Environment. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements. You UTP Stage II Program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literacy course.

 

Entry to the second year of Bachelor of Science

Entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Science (BSc). The Faculty of Environment offers majors in the following areas (and many are also offered as minor options)

  • Development and Sustainability (minor only)
  • Environmental Science (BSc)
    • Applied Biology
    • Environmental Earth Systems
    • Environmetrics
    • Water Science
  • Geographic Information Systems (BSc, entry through Applied Sciences)
  • Physical Geography (BSc)
    • Biogeophysical Science Stream
    • Geoscience Stream
    • Physical Geography and Spatial Information Science Stream

Certificates

Alongside obtaining a degree, students are also able to obtain certificates in the following areas:

  • Biological Anthropology
  • Corporate Environmental and Social Sustainability
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Studies

You must complete a minimum of 30 units at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Environment.

Careers

Potential career paths

  • Air Quality Specialist
  • Ecologist
  • Ecology Research Technician
  • Environment Researcher
  • Environmental Health and Safety Inspector
  • Environmental Protection Officer
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Field Technician
  • Food Safety Coordinator
  • Industrial Advisor
  • Interpretive Naturalist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Natural Resources Specialist
  • Pollutant Risk Assessor
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Water Quality Inspector/Controller

Required courses (5):

  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Contemporary Health Issues
  • Global Perspectives on Health
  • Introduction to Biology
  • Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences

 

Elective Courses (no more than two from each grouping):

Group One:

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Calculus for the Social Sciences I
  • Pre-Calculus

 

Group Two:

  • Canada Since Confederation
  • East/West Literature
  • Literature Across Cultures
  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Performance
  • Literary Classics
  • The Social History of Canada

 

Group Three:

  • Canadian Aboriginal Peoples’ Perspectives on History
  • Introduction to Canadian Law and Legal Institutions
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Introduction to Politics and Government
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Wonder of Words

 

Entry to the second year at SFU Health Sciences (BA)

 

Areas of study:

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Health Education
  • International Health
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health Program Management
  • Development and Sustainability
  • Bioethics
  • Health Technology
  • Mental Health and Addiction
  • Global Health
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Environmental Health and Toxicology
  • Infectious Disease

 

For more information on SFU’s Faculty of Health Sciences, visit www.sfu.ca/fhs.html

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Health Sciences. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements. Your UTP Stage II Program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literary course.

 

Potential career paths

  • Health Services
  • Administration
  • Health Charities and Foundations
  • Public and Private Research
  • Health Prevention and Promotion
  • Waste-water Treatment
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Rehabilitation Worker
  • Community Outreach Specialist
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Health Ethicist
  • Health Records Professional
  • Infectious Disease Worker
  • Public Health Inspector
  • Health Product Regulation
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Health Educator

UTP Stage II: Health Sciences (BSc)

Required courses for Admission to Population and Quantitative Sciences:

  • Introduction to Biology
  • Global Perspectives on Health
  • Calculus I
  • Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences

    Choose 2 courses from the following list:

  • Introduction to Computer Science & Programming I
  • Calculus II
  • Studio Physics – Mechanics & Modern Physics

    Choose 1 course from the following list:

  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Performance
  • Literature Now
  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Writing in World Literature

Required courses for Admission to Life Sciences:

  • Introduction to Biology
  • Global Perspectives on Health
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Studio Physics – Mechanics & Modern Physics

    Choose 1 course from the following list:

  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Performance
  • Literature Now
  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Writing in World Literature

Elective Courses

Both Population & Quantitative Health Sciences and Life Sciences streams are required to complete 3 elective courses.

 

Please choose 2 courses from the following B-Social Sciences list:

 

  • Ancient Peoples and Places
  • Canadian Aboriginal Peoples’ Perspectives on History
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to Canadian Law & Legal Institutions
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • The Cultures, Languages and Origins of Canada’s First Peoples
  • Our World: Introducing Human Geography
  • Gender Talk
  • War, International Cooperation and Development
  • Introducing Labour Studies
  • Introduction to English Vocabulary Analysis
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Introduction to Politics and Government
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • US Politics

Please choose 1 course from the following B-Humanities list:

 

  • Engineering, Science and Society
  • The Cultures, Languages and Origins of Canada’s First Peoples
  • Introduction to Cinema
  • Canada since Confederation
  • The Social History of Canada
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Literature and Performance
  • Literature Now
  • Writing in World Literature
  • East/West

For more information on SFU’s Faculty of Health Sciences, visit www.sfu.ca/fhs.html

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Health Sciences. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements. Your UTP Stage II Program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literary course.

 

Entry to the second year at SFU

Bachelor of Science

Areas of study:

  • Life Sciences Concentration
  • Population and Quantitative Health Sciences Concentration

Potential career paths

  • Health Services
  • Biomedical Equipment Tech
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Public and Private Research
  • Research Assistant
  • Waste-water Treatment
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Health Consultant
  • Rehabilitation Worker
  • Community Outreach Specialist
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Health Records Professional
  • Infectious Disease Worker
  • Public Health Inspector
  • Health Product Regulation
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Health Educator

UTP Stage II

 

                Country                                      India

UTP Stage II: Business Administration; Arts and Social Sciences; Communication, Interactive Art and Technology: Environment (Arts); Health Sciences (Arts); Associate of Arts Degree

Senior Secondary School Certificate with a minimum overall average of 65% in 4 academic senior level subjects with no score below 50% + Math 10 score minimum 50%

UTP Stage II: Science (Students will be admitted into the Science Fundamentals Program if their Grade 12 Math and/or Biology do not meet our prerequisite requirement)

Senior Secondary School (10 + 2) with 65% average in 4 academic subjects (including minimum 60% in Physics and Chemistry) + Math 10 score minimum 50%

UTP Stage II: Computing Science

Senior Secondary School Certificate with minimum overall average of 65% in 4 academic subjects including Math 65% with no score below 50% or 70% average in 4 academic subjects including Math minimum 50% and no score below 50%

 

UTP Stage II: Engineering Science; Environment (Science); Health Science (Science)

Senior Secondary School (10 + 2) with 65% average in 4 academic subjects including Math minimum 70% + 2 science subject

English Language Qualification* Direct-entry requirements Integrated-Entry requirements Cornerstone-Entry requirements
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 Overall with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening 5.5 Overall with minimum 5.5 in Reading and Writing and 5.0 in Speaking and Listening 5.5 Overall no band less than 4.5, or 5.0 Overall with minimum 5.0 reading and Writing, and 4.5 in Speaking and Listening
TOEFL 79 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 18 69 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 15 59 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 12
Completion of the last three (3) years of full-time secondary school education in English in Canada A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required N/A
Completion of the last three (3) years of full-time secondary school education in English in a country in which the principal language of instruction is English** A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required N/A
Completion of the last four (4) years of full-time secondary school education in English at a recognized international school in a country in which the principal language of instruction is not English A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required N/A
GCSE/O Level English Language C D N/A
HKDSE 4 3 N/A
IB English IB English A or English B Higher 4 IB English A or English B Higher 3 Not Applicable
Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) 60 overall with Reading and Writing minimum 60 60 overall with no band below 50 50 overall with no band below 50
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 58, and a minimum score of 58 in the Communicative Skills, including: Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing Overall score of 42, and a minimum score of 42 in Reading, Writing and 36 in Listening and Speaking N/A
IELTS Indicator 6.0 Overall with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing, and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening 5.5 Overall with minimum 5.5 in Reading and Writing and 5.0 in Speaking and Listening 5.5 Overall no band less than 4.5, or 5.0 Overall with minimum 5.0 reading and Writing, and 4.5 in Speaking and Listening

*Students are exempt from the Academic Literacy Course (ALCE).with any of the following

  • IELTS 6.5 overall (with Reading and Writing minimum 6.0)
  • TOEFL 82 (minimum 20 in all bands), Students wanting to submit TOEFL scores should request that originals be sent to FIC directly quoting institution CODE 1452
  • Completion of the last three (3) years of full-time secondary school education in English in Canada with a minimum grade of 70% in senior level English
  • Completion of the last three (3) years of full-time secondary school education in English in a country in which the principal language of instruction is English with a minimum grade of 70% in senior level English
  • Completion of the last four (4) years of full-time secondary school education in English at a recognized international school in a country in which the principal language of instruction is not English with a minimum grade of 70% in senior level English.

** Please see list of English as a Principal Language Countries at bottom of this page.

*** Please note that FIC will accept Duolingo for January 2021 only.

Fees and charges for the 2021/2022 academic year

Program Normal duration Total program fees
University level programs
UTP Stage II 3 terms C$31,266 for 30 credits*
Associate of Arts degree 2 Years C$31,266 for 30 credits per year
Pre-University Programs
UTP Stage I 2 terms C$22,906
Additional support programs
Integrated Term (AES) 1 term C$6,330 (plus additional costs of UTP program)
Cornerstone Term (AEP) 1 term C$8,982 (plus additional costs of UTP program)
ELC Pre-Sessional English Program  16 weeks C$7,365 (includes $250 application fee)
Compulsory charges
Academic Literacy Course 1 term C$3,127 (plus additional costs of UTP II program)**
Lab fee for Biology or Physics courses C$110
Medical insurance 12 months C$746
Student Services and Recreation Per term C$245
SFU Student Society (SFSS) Fees (starting January 2019) Per term C$129

* Program fees are based on 30 credits of study at C$1,042.2 per credit. Students taking more than 30 credits of study will need to pay additional fees. Not for credit transfer Academic Literacy Course is a requirement for UTP Stage II Direct entry.

**Please refer to the FIC Admission Requirements page for more information.

Fees and charges are listed in Canadian dollars (C$). Actual tuition costs may vary, depending on your choice of courses.

Fees and charges are subject to change without notice.

manitoba

ICM offers a foundation as well as pathways to an undergraduate degree at the University of Manitoba. ICM students will experience the advantages of smaller class sizes, a supportive strengths-based atmosphere, as well as many opportunities for leadership and skill development as they progress through their first-year studies. Studying at ICM will provide students with the support they need to start off strong and continue to meet their academic goals at the University of Manitoba.

Since 1877 the University of Manitoba has been at the centre of post-secondary education in the province, and has adhered to its core philosophy that accesses to the best education must be available to all who have the ability to benefit from it, regardless of sex, race, creed, language or nationality. The International College of Manitoba (ICM) is your pathway to the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

  • An opportunity to earn a degree from one of Canada’s renowned universities
  • Study on-campus with international students from over 80 different countries
  • Small class sizes mean you get more personal attention from lecturers
  • Foundation
  • Agricultural and Food Sciences
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Environment, Earth, and Resources
  • Recreation Management and Community Development
  • Science

ICM’s University Transfer Program Stage I (UTP Stage I) is an eight-month program that bridges secondary school and undergraduate studies. It consists of eight courses designed to prepare you for entry to university-level programs. Successful completion of UTP Stage I with the necessary grades assures you entry to UTP Stage II.

To download the full list of UTP Stage I courses along with course descriptions and program planning information, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources.

UTP Stage II: Agricultural and Food Sciences

Courses offered at ICM

For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources

 

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UTP II Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences Pathway Required

• ILS 100
• ESR 100**
• ESW 100**
• MTH 099* (C)
and/or MTH 103*

Recommended Electives

• BUS 108
• CHM 100*
• ECN 100
• PSY 101
• STT 101

Other Electives

• COM 101
• HIS 105
• POL 100
• PHY 100*
• SOC 105

Transfer to UTP Stage II Environment Requirement: 60% average (C average)

Second-year of your University of Manitoba degree

  • Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness)
  • Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)

    Areas of study

    • Animal Systems
    • Agronomy
    • Plant Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science (Agroecology)
  • Bachelor of Science (Food Science)
  • Bachelor of Science (Human Nutritional Sciences)

Why choose the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences?

  • A co-operative education (co-op) program is available to students in most degrees
  • Over two million Canadians are involved in the agri-food industry, from producers to food processors, financial officers to research scientists, plus many more rewarding careers.
  • More than 90% of Agricultural and Food Sciences students are employed in their career one year after graduation.
  • For more information, visit the faculty’s website at umanitoba.ca/afs

Careers

Employment and career options

Career paths from this faculty are diverse. They include careers in trade and development, environment policy analysis, food inspection, human and animal nutrition, marketing and conservation. Visit the University of Manitoba’s Career Services website to view the Career Compass for your future degree program: umanitoba.ca/student/careerservices/careerplan/careercompass/

UTP Stage II: Arts

 

Arts Program Planning Guide

Arts Program Planning Guide: ECONOMICS 4 Year Single Advanced Major

 

Courses offered at ICM

For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources

 

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Courses offered at ICM

For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources.

Second-year of your University of Manitoba degree

Bachelor of Arts

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Canadian Studies
  • Catholic Studies
  • Central and East Europe Studies
  • Classics
    • Classical Studies, Greek, Latin
  • Economics
  • English, Film, and Theatre
    • English, Film Studies, Theatre
  • French, Spanish and Italian
    • French, Spanish, Italian, Italian Studies
  • German and Slavic Studies
    • German, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Global Political Economy
  • History
  • Icelandic
  • Judaic Studies
  • Labour Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
    • Linguistics, American Sign Language/English Interpretation
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies
  • Native Studies
    • Native Studies, Aboriginal Governance Stream (with required minor in Business), Native Languages (Cree, Ojibway)
  • Philosophy
  • Political Studies
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology and Criminology
  • Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies
  • Women’s and Gender Studies

Why choose the Faculty of Arts?

Careers

Employment and career options

An undergraduate program in Arts can lead to career opportunities in communication, business, government, politics, social services, education or public service. An Arts degree allows you to develop skills and a broad knowledge base that can apply to many different careers. Visit the University of Manitoba’s Career Services website to view the Career Compass to start planning for your future career path: umanitoba.ca/student/careerservices/careerplan/careercompass/

UTP Stage II: Business

Courses offered at ICM

For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources

 

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Required courses

*6 credit hours of REQUIRED COURSES FOR BUSINESS
Both PSYC 1199 + PSYC 1200 – Introduction to Psychology (6 credit hours)

Or choose two of:

ANTH 1220 – Cultural Anthropology (3 credit hours)
MATH 1300 – Vector Geometry & Linear Algebra (3 credit hours)
MATH 1700 – Calculus 2 (3 credit hours)
POLS 1502 – Introduction to Political Studies (3 credit hours)
PHIL 1290 – Critical Thinking (3 credit hours)
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSES
ABIZ 1000 – Introduction to Agribusiness Management (3 credit hours)
ABIZ 1010 – Economics of World Food Issues (3 credit hours)
CANNOT be used for UM Admission for the required 24 credit hours
**INTB 2200 – International Management (3 credit hours)
**MKT 2210 – Fundamentals of Marketing (3 credit hours)
**HRIR 2440- Human Resource Management (3 credit hours)
**Second year course in Business program

IMPORTANT NOTES
▪ Students can only begin studying as a student in the Asper School of Business in September of
each year.
▪ Students applying to Business must complete 24 credit hours, including all required courses
(with a minimum C in each) by the end of April, of the year that they are applying to the
Asper School of Business to be eligible for admissions under Track 1.

▪ Admission to the Asper School of Business is competitive
f
▪ More information about the Asper School of Business here:
http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/management/programs/undergraduate/index.html
▪ Description of the majors in Asper here:
http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/management/academic_depts_centres/majors/index.html
▪ For more elective options at ICM, please see the list of available courses on your ICM Student
Portal. Student Resources → Documents → Academic Information → Course Descriptions.

Second-year of your University of Manitoba degree

Bachelor of Commerce

Majors

The Asper School of Business Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree offers 13 majors to choose from:

  • Aboriginal Business Studies
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Entrepreneurship/Small Business
  • Finance
  • Generalist
  • Human Resource Management/ Industrial Relations
  • International Business
  • Leaderships and Organizations
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management/Research

Why choose the Asper School of Business?

  • Accredited by AACSB International, less than five percent of the world’s business schools have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education.
  • 99% of Asper BComm (Hons) co-op student graduates are employed full-time after graduating (Asper School of Business Employment Report, 2018).
  • Gain paid work experience with industry leaders as part of the co-operative education (co-op) program. The average hourly wage for co-op students in this program is C$18.39/hour (Asper School of Business Co-op Program Wage Information, 2018).
  • For more details, visit umanitoba.ca/asper.

Careers

Employment and career options

A Business degree can be applied to almost any career, including the financial sector, industry and trade, international commerce, the not-for-profit sector, government, health care and technology. A Business degree provides an all-round knowledge base for management careers or starting your own business. Visit the Asper School of Business Career Development Centre’s website to start exploring future career paths: umanitoba.ca/asper/cdc

UTP Stage II: Engineering

Engineering Program Planning Guide

To be eligible to study in the Faculty of Engineering, you must complete a minimum of 10 courses in the first-year program (30 credit hours). Each course must be completed with a minimum grade of C. Engineering is a highly competitive faculty. Please see admission statistics for international students here: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/engineering/undergraduate_studies/ugs_admission_statistics.html
Courses offered at ICM – For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources

 

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Courses offered at ICM

For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources.

Second-year of your University of Manitoba degree

Bachelor of Science (Engineering)

Areas of study:
  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (Aerospace option)

Why choose the Faculty of Engineering?

  • At least 95 percent of all University of Manitoba Engineering graduates get jobs after graduation.
  • A co-operative education program is available to students.
  • The only Canadian university to have an NSERC Chair in Design Engineering as an Associate Dean.
  • For more information, visit the faculty’s website at umanitoba.ca/engineering.

Careers

Employment and career options

Potential careers in aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, hardware engineering, manufacturing, microelectronics, product research and development, robotics, software engineering, systems design, and telecommunications engineering.

Environment, Earth, and Resources

 

Environment, Earth, & Resources Program Planning Guide

Courses offered at ICM – For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources

 

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UTP II Environment, Earth, & Resources Program Planning Guide

Second-year of your University of Manitoba degree

  • Bachelor of Arts (Geography)
  • Bachelor of Science (Physical Geography)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Science (Geological Sciences)

Areas of study:

  • Geology
  • Geophysics

Why choose the Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources?

  • Geoscience is a regulated, professional practice in Canada and graduates from the Geological Sciences program can be eligible to become registered members of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.
  • The Department of Geology is over 100 years old, making it the oldest in Western Canada.
  • The Physical Geography program has more graduates hired by Environment Canada than any other program in Canada.
  • The Bachelor of Environmental Science is a Canadian Environmental Accreditation Commission accredited program.
  • co-operative education program is available to students in certain degree programs.
  • For more information, visit the faculty’s website at umanitoba.ca/environment

Recreation Management and Community Development

 

Recreation Management & Community Development Program Planning Guide

Courses offered at ICM – For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources

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UTP II Environment, Earth, & Resources Program Planning Guide

  • Second-year of your University of Manitoba degree

    • Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development

    Why choose the Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development?

    • The Recreation Management and Community Development Program combines components from business, program development, science, public policy, and community engagement, among others. The program is very applicable in developing community budgets, expanding municipal programs, working with diverse populations, and building public policy.
    • For more information, visit the program’s website at umanitoba.ca/explore/programs-of-study/recreation-management-and-community-development-brmcd

    Careers

    Employment and career options

    Communities in Canada and around the world look for trained recreation professionals to help lead recreation initiatives, build leisure-focused programs for various age groups, and make a difference in their neighbourhoods. Students can find opportunities in industries including culture and leisure, health and wellness, and travel and tourism.

     

    Visit the University of Manitoba’s Career Services website to view the Career Compass for sample jobs and career planning advice: umanitoba.ca/student/careerservices/careerplan/careercompass/

Science

 

Science Program Planning Guide

Computer Science Program Planning Guide (Faculty of Science)

Courses offered at ICM – For program planning resources, please visit icmanitoba.ca/pre-arrival-and-registration-resources

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Second-year of your University of Manitoba degree

Bachelor of Science

 

Areas of study:

  • Actuarial Mathematics

  • Biochemistry

  • Biological Sciences

    • Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology, Ecology and Environmental Biology, Environmental and Integrative Physiology, Evolution and Biodiversity, Integrative Biology
  •  Chemistry

    • Bioanalytical Chemistry, Biopharmaceutical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, Chemistry/ Physics Joint Honours, Environmental Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Quantum/ Computational Chemistry
  •  Computer Science

    • Artificial Intelligence, Computer Systems, Databases, Human-Computer Interaction and Computer Graphics, Networks and Security, Software Engineering, Theoretical Computer Science, Web-Based Systems, Computer Science-Mathematics Joint Program, Computer Science-Physics and Astronomy Joint Program, Computer Science-Statistics Joint Program
  •  Genetics

  •  Mathematics

    • Applied Mathematics (Computer Science Option, Economics Option, Statistics Option), Mathematics-Economics Joint Program, Mathematics-Physics and Astronomy Joint Program
  •  Microbiology

  •  Physics and Astronomy

    • Astronomy, Physics, Medical and Biological Physics
  •  Psychology

  •  Statistics

    • Statistics-Actuarial Mathematics Joint Program, Statistics-Economics Joint Program, Statistics-Mathematics Joint Program

Why choose the Faculty of Science?

  • A co-operative education (co-op) program is available to students in many degree programs.
  • The Faculty of Science offers over 50 distinct programs.
  •  Many students are involved with undergraduate research programs, working side by side with researchers, using advanced scientific equipment in state-of-the-art labs.
  •  The Faculty of Science is home to over 170 teaching scientists.
  •  For more information, visit the Faculty of Science’s website atumanitoba.ca/science

Academic Requirements

Country – India UTP Stage I  n/a UTP Stage II – India Senior Secondary School Certificate with a minimum overall average of 65% in 3 academic senior level subjects minimum 50% in Year 10 or 12 Math UTP Stage II: Engineering – India Senior Secondary School Certificate with an average of 75% in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics with no grade lower than 70%
English language qualification Direct entry (UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II) Mixed entry (UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II)
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 5.0 with no band lower than 4.5
TOEFL Computer/Paper/IBT 196 / 525 / 69 (no band lower than 15) 172 / 500 / 60
EIKEN Japan Pre-1 Eiken 2A
GCE ‘O’ Levels First Language English  (Oral Endorsement) C D
HKDSE English Level 3 English Level 2
SPM English (1119) C4 C6
International Baccalaureate Standard 4 or Higher 3 Standard 3
CAEL CE 50 overall with no bands below 50 40 overall
Pearson Test of English (PTE) 46 with no band below 42 38 with no band below 34
ICM regularly reviews its admission requirements and related English language requirements. Students wanting to submit TOEFL scores should request that originals be sent to ICM directly quoting Institution Code 6961.

Fees and charges for the 2021/2022 academic year

 

Program Normal duration Total program fees
English language program
Mixed program (English component only) 1 term C$5,759
Pre-university level program
UTP Stage I 2 terms C$18,247
University level programs
UTP Stage II 3 terms C$19,175*
* UTP Stage II program fees are based on 30 credits of study at C$639.17 per credit. Students taking more than 30 credits of study will need to pay additional fees. Fees and charges are listed in Canadian dollars and are subject to change without notice. Actual tuition costs may vary, depending on your choice of courses.

Additional Fees

English language program application (if required; non-refundable) C$175
Student services fee (compulsory) C$105 (per term)
Sport and Recreation membership (compulsory) C$250 (per year)
Medical Insurance (compulsory) C$700 (per year)
Lab fees – CHEM 1300, 1310; BIOL 1020, 1030; PHYS 1050; ENG 1430, 1440, 1450, 1460; GEOL 1340 C$200
Lab fees – COMP 1010, 1012, 1020; MATH 1210, 1300, 1500, 1700; STAT 1000 C$40
UTP Stage I prerequisite course (per course, if required) C$2,172
UTP Stage I e-textbooks (UTP Stage I courses only) C$99 (per course)

Please note: Fees and charges are in Canadian Dollars (C$). Fees and charges are subject to change without notice.

Estimated tuition and fees for your University of Manitoba degree

Tuition fees are determined by the number and type of courses that you register for beginning in your second year at the University of Manitoba. Please visit umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/finances/tuition-fees.html for full details.

Your living expenses

In addition to your tuition fees, you will need approximately C$12,000 to meet your living expenses each year.  This includes accommodation, food, utilities, transport, textbooks, recreation and entertainment. These costs will vary according to your individual requirements and do not include major expenses such as buying a car or laptop.  For accommodation options and fees, please see: icmanitoba.ca/microsites/predeparture/accommodation-options.

Fee refund policy

 

For information about ICM’s Fee Refund Policy, please refer to our Conditions of Enrolment page.

Ruic

Located on campus in downtown Toronto, Ryerson University International College offers undergraduate pathways to Ryerson University. At Ryerson our commitment to experience-based learning to our entrepreneurial spirit to our deeply creative culture, innovation defines all that we do.

  • Ryerson University’s DMZ is the top university-based incubator in the world, according to UBI Global.

 

  • Learning extends beyond the classroom through co-ops, internships, field placements, industry projects and incubators.

 

  • Live in Canada’s largest city and gain access to diverse industries and employment opportunities while enjoying world class food, the arts and culture.
  • Foundation Programs
  • Arts
  • Business Management
  • International Economics and Finance

UTP Stage I Foundation Program is a two-term program at RUIC is designed to prepare you for entry to university-level programs in Arts, Business Management, and International Economics and Finance. In UTP Stage I,  you complete eight courses. After successfully completing this program you will progress to UTP Stage II.

UTP Stage 1:

Depending on your goals for University, students will need to complete 8 courses and achieve a minimum standing as specified for each pathway to progress to UTP Stage II*.

Please see below for a sample of courses that may be offered in UTP Stage I:

  • Interdisciplinary Special Topics 101
  • Interdisciplinary Special Topics 102
  • Integrated Learning Skills
  • Beginning with Algebra
  • Business Management
  • Introduction to Computers and their Applications
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Philosophical Reasoning
  • Introduction to University Writing
  • World Issues

*All direct and integrated entry students are required to take (and pass) ILC101– Introduction to our Learning Community in their first term of study unless exempted. Students who are exempt from ILC101 will be required to take (and pass) ILS101 – Integrated Learning Skills.

Arts

 

Arts is a first-year studies option that lets you explore social science and humanities program areas before applying to your program of choice for your second year.

All courses that you successfully complete in the Arts program will be credited to the selected Ryerson University major.

Students can also choose electives from a wide range of areas including marketing, human resources and business – many of which can lead to a minor.

 

Arts Program Structure  

During the UTP Stage II: Arts program you will study courses that introduce you to a wide range of disciplines including psychology, philosophy, politics and environment. Below is a sample of the courses that you might take during the program. 

Following the completion of the RUIC Stage II: Arts, including maintaining academic good standing and achieving any program-specific CGPA, students will progress to their chosen major at Ryerson University. Students must achieve a CGPA of 3.3 to progress into Psychology.

Program transfer options include: 

  • Environment and Urban Sustainability 
  • Politics and Governance 
  • Psychology 
  • Sociology 
  • Philosophy

Business Management

Study in the heart of Canada’s business district for 3 terms with faculty committed to groundbreaking teaching strategies that combine theory and practice. You’ll have access to industry experts, an optional co-op program, case competitions and networking events to strengthen and put your skills to work in professional environments.  

 

Business Management Program Structure  

During the UTP Stage II: Business Management you will take a range of first year business and elective courses. Below is a sample of what your schedule might include. 

Upon successful completion of the UTP Stage II: Business Management, including achieving a 3.0 CGPA you will transfer into the Business Management program at Ryerson University with 10.0 credits (one year) toward your degree. Upon progression to Ryerson, you will take courses in Business Information Systems, Management Accounting, Applied Statistics, and second-year Business Management courses.

Select from seven innovative business majors to pursue the specialization that aligns with your interests:

Future Prospects 

Use your extensive management knowledge to create or direct businesses, manage teams, achieve objectives and increase profits. Join a large and growing network of TRSM alumni who are leaders in all sectors of the business world. Or, pursue graduate studies in a range of disciplines such as a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Management (MScM) or through further professional education. 

International Economics and Finance

 

In this three-term program, you’ll explore the interconnectedness of worldwide markets and acquire and cultivate the economic skills necessary to make strategic decisions from an informed global perspective. You can participate in local or international work placements, case studies, advanced analysis and computer simulations, and receive specialized training in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics, and will complete a required internship/co-op in a professional environment. You’ll graduate ready to provide advice and generate solutions in business, finance and government.

 

International Economics and Finance Sample UTP Stage II Structure 

The UTP Stage II in International Economics and Finance is a combination of required courses and electives, designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the major program. Below is a sample schedule of courses you might take during the UTP. 

 

Career Prospects

 

Investment banking

Marketing intelligence

Economist

Business analyst

Business consultant

Financial/risk analyst

Policy development officer

Behavioural scientist

Sales and marketing analyst

Strategic planning analyst

Total rewards specialist

Urban planning

Economic advisor

Data scientist

Or pursue graduate studies in economics, business (MBA), health policy or law (JD) or a professional designation in finance (CFA) or accounting (CPA).

Academic Requirements

Country – India UTP Stage I –  not available RUIC UTP Stage II: Arts and Business Management– Senior Secondary School Certificate with a minimum overall average of 65% in 4 academic senior level subjects + Math 10 score minimum 50% RUIC UTP Stage II: International Economics and Finance –Senior Secondary School Certificate with a minimum overall average of 65% in 4 academic senior level subjects + Math 12 score minimum 65%

Fees and charges for the 2020/2021 academic year

* Program fees are based on a 10.0-course count of study at C$2,914 per 1.0 credit course. Students taking more than a 10.0-course count of study will need to pay additional fees.

In addition to the above costs, students should budget C$70-$150 per course for books and other supplies.

Actual tuition costs may vary, depending on your choice of courses.

Fees and charges are listed in Canadian Dollars and are subject to change without notice.

**Please refer to the RUIC Admission Requirements page for details.

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