Pathway Program

Improve your English skills while taking undergraduate classes in your first year of your bachelor’s degree at St. Thomas.

Pathway Program

The St. Thomas Undergraduate Pathway program gives you the opportunity to study English while also earning academic credit that will go toward a bachelor’s degree at the University of St. Thomas.

The academic courses in the pathway program are designed to prepare you to succeed in a university setting. Our English courses will help you improve your communication and literacy skills alongside other international students, and our Introduction to College Life course will give you the confidence to settle into life at St. Thomas.


Fall Semester

English for Academic Purposes – Listening & Speaking
English for Academic Purposes – Reading & Writing
Introduction to Theater
Introduction to College Life

Winter Course

World Geography (January only)

Spring Semester

English for Academic Purposes – Listening & Speaking
English for Academic Purposes – Reading & Writing
Public Speaking
English: Critical Thinking: Literature and Writing
Calculus for Business OR Communications and Journalism
Theology (for international students)


 

Guaranteed Progression

Upon successful completion of the pathway program and meeting any necessary progression requirements, you will be guaranteed to enter the second year of your undergraduate degree program at the University of St. Thomas.

St. Thomas offers 150 undergraduate majors and minors to help you achieve your academic and career goals. Popular undergraduate majors for international students include:

 

Program Benefits

  • Earn academic credits starting from day one
  • Access personalized academic advising and tutoring services
  • Graduate in the same time as domestic students
  • Live and study alongside American students on a safe, friendly college campus