Oxford Academic Requirements

FYSA Oxford

Academic Requirements

Summer

ATL: 3 Hrs

GT 1000: First-Year Seminar (1 credit; required). This section will also include cultural enrichment content to prepare for Oxford.
APPH 1040: Scientific Foundations of Health (2 credits; required).

Fall

In-residence at Oxford

Please note: In-Residence course list is tentative pending program approval

ENGL 1101 or 1102: Composition I or II (3 credits; required). Students who have prior credit for 1101 from AP, IB or dual enrollment will take 1102. Students who anticipate dual enrollment credit for 1102 must speak with the FYSA program manager and academic advisor.
MATH 1550: Introduction to Differential Calculus (3 credits) or MATH 1711: Finite Mathematics (4 credits).
HTS 1031: Europe Since the Renaissance (3 credits).
CS course (exact course will depend on major requirement).

Travel Courses

ID 2242 History of Art & Architecture (3 credits; required).
MUSI 3621 Composers & Their Music (3 credits; required).

Course selection will be done in consultation with the student’s major academic advisor to ensure the appropriate courses are taken. College of Design students must speak with their academic advisor prior to determining if they can attend FYSA.

Special Note: All FYSA@Oxford courses proceed on an accelerated, six-week schedule. Students should expect rigorous engagement with course materials, and they are encouraged to consult with their advisors to determine overall preparedness. 

Spring

ATL: 12-15 Hrs

Students will be advised by their major advisor on appropriate course schedule and credit hours for spring, based on courses completed in summer and fall.