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International Year One - Health and Social Sciences

The College is committed to innovative teaching, scholarship, and service that inspires leadership for positive social change.


The College of Health and Social Sciences prepares students to help solve the most pressing and enduring issues confronting the well-being of individuals, families, communities, and society. Students, faculty, and staff participate in a learning process that fosters excellence in their professions and supports them in the pursuit of equity and social justice.

English Language Requirements

Course English Language Requirement
Minimum IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each component

What you will study

Alongside core modules, you will study subject-specific
modules that will equip you with a foundation of knowledge
for your chosen field of study.

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Subject Specific Modules

Living in San Francisco

Learn about the historical, geographic, and environmental, socio-cultural, and political context of the SF Bay Area that draws people to this place.

Writing the First Year: Global Perspectives of Multilingual Speakers Stretch II

Students will need to have achieved a C- or better in the first term of this class. The second semester of this class will allow extra time to revisit and practice reading and writing strategies to improve English fluency.

Critical Thinking and the Ethnic Studies Experience (Credits: 3)

Basic skills involved in understanding, criticizing, and constructing arguments by using materials reflective of experiences of ethnic/racial groups in the U.S.

Key Information



4 Years:1 Year Pathway + 3 Years Degree


Start Dates

January 2024August 2024


Pathway Tuition Fee

$25,000.00 – $30,000.00