Prepare to enter the second year of your bachelor's degree while studying alongside other international students.
The International Year is a 1, 2, 3 or 4-semester program, equivalent to a year's study of a bachelor's degree. This program has been specially designed to prepare international students for an undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. You will learn in a supportive environment, helping you to adjust to your new surroundings.
Your International Year program will be a combination of English for Academic Purposes courses to develop your English language skills, and route specific courses. Each of these courses has been specially designed to help you develop the skills required to help you succeed in your University degree.
English for Academic Purposes courses include:
Academic courses will include:
The 4-semester International Year begins with one semester of the Intensive English Program. After your Intensive English Program, you will continue your International Year program with English for Academic Purposes courses and route specific and academic courses.
Improve your English language level by developing your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Check the entry requirements page to find out if you need to start with the Intensive English Program before your International Year.
The International Year runs for 1, 2, 3 or 4 semesters with entry in January, May, and August.
Course length will vary depending on your level of English. Learn more about academic and English language level entry requirements.
Visit our fees page to learn more about student tuition and student accommodation fees.
International Year Fees
After successful completion of your International Year you can progress to your chosen bachelor's degree at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Depending on your academic and English language level, you may be eligible for direct entry to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. You must meet the standard entry requirements for the University.