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Curriculum Philosophy

The US university environment is unique in its framework and the expectations it holds of its students. During the Global Pathways program, we will help you become familiar with the structure and help you meet the requirements to matriculate onto your degree. You will study both English language skills as well as academic courses, helping you excel from the very beginning. By the end of your time with Global Pathways, you in-classroom exposure will have prepared you to go on and complete your bachelor's or master's program at Pace University.

Undergraduate Curriculum

Undergraduate Pathways Curriculum as of Spring 2019 Semester*

    • ELI Courses: 2 ELI 070-level courses
    • Academic Courses: UNV 101; ART 215 or RES 106**; ENG Writing/ Composition; Optional electives: 1 MAT course or SCI 150
    • ELI Courses: 2 ELI 080-level courses
    • Academic Courses: UNV 101; ART 215 or RES 106**; CIS 101; ENG Writing/ Composition; Optional electives: 1 MAT course or SCI 150
    • ELI Courses: 1 ELI 090-level course
    • Academic Courses: UNV 101; HIS 108; COM 200A; ENG 205; ENG Writing/Composition; Optional electives: 1 MAT course or SCI 150

*Undergraduate curriculum might be subject to change depending on course availability, but students can expect that all undergraduate academic courses taken while in Pathways will be counted towards Pace’s undergraduate core curriculum requirements. Learn more about Pace’s undergraduate core curriculum.

**For undergraduate students with 2 or 3 GP terms, the term in which they take ART 215 or RES 106 may vary depending on course availability.

***Students will have the opportunity to enroll in an optional elective if they meet all other GP course requirements and receive approval from a GP advisor.

Undergraduate Academic Course Descriptions

  • ART 215: New York and the Visual Arts. 3 credits.
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing. 3 credits.
  • COM 200A: Public Speaking (ESL). 3 credits.
  • ENG 99A - 201A: Aside from the zero-credit ENG 099A course, all ENG writing classes are worth 3-4 credits each.
  • ENG 205: Introduction to Language and Linguistics. 3 credits.
  • HIS 108: World History After 1650. 3 credits.
  • MAT 100 - 131***: 3-4 credits.
  • RES 106: Religions of the Globe. 3 credits.
  • SCI 150***: Astronomy. 3 credits.
  • UNV 101: First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community. 1 credit.

Graduate Curriculum

  • 3 GP Terms

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 080-level courses + 1 ELI elective determined by ELI
    • Academic Courses: Not Applicable

    2 GP Terms

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 091-level courses + 1 ELI elective determined by ELI
    • Academic Courses: Not Applicable

    1 GP Term

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 092- level courses
    • Academic Courses: 1 Academic course in the student’s major determined by Dyson
  • 3 GP Terms

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 080-level courses + 1 ELI elective determined by ELI
    • Academic Courses: Not Applicable

    2 GP Terms

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 091/086-level courses + 1 ELI elective determined by ELI
    • Academic Courses: Not Applicable

    1 GP Term

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 092 - level courses
    • Academic Courses: 1 Academic course in the student’s major determined by Lubin*

    * Most graduate academic courses are worth 3 credits

  • 3 GP Terms

    • GMAT Courses: GMAT Course
    • ELI Courses: 2 ELI 080-level courses

    2 GP Terms

    • GMAT Courses: GMAT Course
    • ELI Courses: 2 ELI 091-level courses

    1 GP Term

    • GMAT Courses: GMAT Course
    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 092-level courses
  • 3 GP Terms

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 070-level courses
    • Academic Courses: 1 Academic course in the student’s major determined by Seidenberg

    2 GP Terms

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 080-level courses
    • Academic Courses: 1 Academic course in the student’s major determined by Seidenberg

    1 GP Term

    • ELI Courses: 2 ELI 091- level courses + 1 ELI elective determined by ELI
    • Academic Courses: 1 Academic course in the student’s major determined by Seidenberg
  • 3 GP Terms

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 080-level courses + 1 ELI elective determined by ELI
    • Academic Courses: Not Applicable

    2 GP Terms

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 091-level courses + 1 ELI elective determined by ELI
    • Academic Courses: Not Applicable

    1 GP Term

    • ELI Courses: 3 ELI 092- level courses
    • Academic Courses: 1 Academic course in the student’s major determined by School of Education