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International Year One in Auburn University

Auburn University
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3-3
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from 32246.00 $ / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year

Description

The International Year One (Academic Accelerator Program).

1. Age of participants: from 17 years

2. Duration of the programs: 2 semesters (9 months), 3 semesters (12 months)

3. Classes start: January, May, August

4. Level of English:

  • The integrated program (Integrated Accelerator Program): IELTS 6.5 (indicators in all sections not below 6.0), TOEFL 79, Pearson Versant 69, Password 6.5
  • The academic program (Academic Accelerator Program): IELTS 5.5 (indicators in all sections not below 5.0), TOEFL 68, Pearson Versant 50, Password 5.5
  • Extended Accelerator Program: IELTS 5.0 (scores for all sections no lower than 4.5), TOEFL 60, Pearson Versant 45, Password 5.0

5. Educational level: certificate of secondary (complete) general education

6. Language of instruction: English.

For foreign students, the transition from a school in their country to a university in the US can be associated with a number of difficulties related to the new language environment, a new level and style of instruction, and, finally, a new home and society. To minimize negative aspects of this transition and effective adaptation to the education and life system in the United States, the University has a special program, the International Year One (Academic Accelerator Program), which combines the first year's adapted courses with additional academic support, English classes and a variety of cultural experiences . Depending on the level of English and academic proficiency, students enter one of three types of program:

  • Integrated Program (Integrated Accelerator Program (IAP)) (2 semesters)
  • Academic Accelerator Program (AAP)) (2 semesters)
  • Extended Program (Extended Accelerator Program (EAP)) (3 semesters).

Students also choose the priority direction of the three presented:

  • The humanities, social sciences
  • Science, technology, engineering, mathematics
  • Business, economics and finance.

According to the chosen direction, a list of disciplines and priorities is formed. Education starts in winter, spring or summer and lasts 2 or 3 standard academic semesters. The big plus of programs is that their participants do not lose the year of education, and immediately after the completion of the course they pass to the second year of the bachelor's degree in the chosen specialty.

Learning characteristics:

  • Flexibility and variation. With the academic model adopted in the United States, students can change priorities and explore what interests them, vary courses and disciplines, which makes it possible to determine the choice of the future profession and interests
  • Special eduaction in English. Education in English helps to improve English and effectively prepares a student for transition to a basic educational program
  • Professional support team. Both the student and his family / representatives receive a full range of consultations at all levels, from the application process to obtaining a visa, and from the meeting at the airport before registering the SIM card. The support team consists of consultants for working with students, academic teachers, career advisers, academic advisers
  • Individual support. Students also receive unique personal support through the Auburn Global's classes,
  • The experience of participation in American culture. Students participate in various activities for successful adaptation and arrangement of social ties.

All participants attend special seminars "To live, learn, grow", which are aimed at adapting to the education and life system in the city, state and country and are crucial for personal and professional growth, helps to ensure success at the University of Auburn and beyond. In addition, much attention is paid to the development of career skills - various seminars, interactive classes, practical classes aimed at developing active career and employment skills. University specialists are working to ensure that foreign students can get used to a completely new system for themselves, employment provides a solid foundation and foundation for the future process of job search and career growth. During the 2-semester programs, students recruit at least 24 credits, and during the 3-term program - not less than 30 credits. After the completion of the education, the students pass to the second year of the bachelor's degree.

Types of programs and sample curriculum:

Integrated Program (Integrated Accelerator Program (IAP)) (2 semesters).

The 2-semester course is designed for students from all over the world who have a very high level of English. The course includes academic, cultural, professional and linguistic support, conducted through special courses on adaptation and academic disciplines. The credits are accrued for the studies, the students who graduated from the program pass to the second year of the bachelor's degree. Features of the course:

  • Designed for applicants who have a high level of English and knowledge of the disciplines
  • Access to fully integrated courses, selected in conjunction with the academic adviser, in accordance with the interests and career goals of each student
  • Professional advisers and mentors who help to access all the resources necessary for eduaction and work in the US
  • An advanced eduaction course for a career that helps to better adapt to the university, build relationships with fellow students and potential employers.

Sample curriculum:

1) Semester 1:

  • «To live, study, grow 1»
  • Advanced Written Speech
  • Introduction to microeconomics
  • World History 1
  • Algebra, pre-calculations, calculations
  • Introduction to Cinematography
  • Science in the direction of education(with laboratory work)

2) Semester 2:

  • «To live, study, grow 2»
  • Public performance
  • World History 2
  • Global Geography
  • Science in the direction of learning 2 (with laboratory work)
  • For the direction "Humanities": English
  • For technical direction: Physics
  • For the direction of "Business": the fundamentals of macroeconomics.

Academic Accelerator Program (AAP)) (2 semesters).

The course for students who need English language development classes also includes all the sections of help and support. Students study the academic disciplines, adaptation workshops and classes in English. Features of the course:

  • The plan is developed taking into account the academic and language needs of each student. Help is provided on any necessary matters
  • Students earn credits throughout the year of study
  • Education in English, focused on the social and academic needs of the student (for example, special preparation for selected courses, such as mathematics and world history)
  • It is integrated with open and closed courses: students are engaged both with their fellow students, and with students from the United States.

Sample plan:

1) Semester 1:

  • «To live, study, grow 1»
  • English (language support)
  • Writing skills for foreign students
  • Principles of microeconomics
  • Mathematical Sciences: Algebra, Precomputing, Computing
  • Introduction to Movies
  • Science in the field (with laboratory work)

2) Semester 2:

  • «To live, study, grow 2»
  • Advanced writing skills
  • World History (1st level)
  • Geography
  • Science in the field (with laboratory work)
  • Discipline for the direction "Humanities": English
  • Discipline for technical direction: physics
  • Discipline for the direction "Business": the fundamentals of macroeconomics.

Extended Program (Extended Accelerator Program (EAP)) (3 semesters).

3-semester advanced course for students who need extensive support in English. Includes academic studies, adaptation and intensive English classes. The program gives students a practical and cultural understanding of the university town of Auburn and the Auburn region through its contextual curriculum. Students receive loans and transfer to the second year of study. Features of education:

  • A unique educational experience with a contextual curriculum combining language, culture and academic knowledge
  • "Auburn in the World" is a unique course designed for foreign students, which deepens knowledge about life in the USA and gives you a complete idea of ​​the local community and the region
  • Comprehensive development of the English language through classes, academic advice and support
  • Comprehensive development in academic disciplines and subjects.

Disciplines of the plan:

1) Semester 1:

  • Adaptation workshop "To live, learn, grow"
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Auburn in a global context: industry and society (with laboratory work)
  • Algebra and Computations

2) Semester 2:

  • Adaptation workshop "To live, learn, grow"
  • English
  • Development of written language for foreign students
  • Principles of microeconomics
  • Mathematical Sciences: Algebra, Precomputing, Computing
  • Introduction to Movies
  • Science in the chosen field of study (with laboratory work)

3) Semester 3:

  • Adaptation workshop "To live, learn, grow"
  • Advanced Written Speech
  • World History (part 1)
  • Geography
  • Science in the chosen direction of education(with laboratory work)
  • Discipline for the direction "Humanities": English
  • Discipline for technical direction: physics
  • Discipline for the direction "Business": the fundamentals of macroeconomics.

Tuition fee on the International Year One (Academic Accelerator Program) is:

  • Integrated Program (Integrated Accelerator Program (IAP)) = from $ 31,100 / 2 semesters
  • Academic Accelerator Program (AAP) = 32400 $ / 2 semesters
  • Extended program (Extended Accelerator Program (EAP)) = 37400 $.

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All year round
3-3
from 32246.00 $ / year
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There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year

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