000 Level Courses

INYO 044: Business Math Preparation. 2 credits.
Notes: The successful completion of this course will serve as a prerequisite for MATH 108 in lieu of the Math Placement Test. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits. Equivalent to MATH 008.
Recommended Prerequisite: AE Level 3 Core AE Level 3 OCS or admission to an INTO Mason Pathway program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the ABC/NC Undergraduate Special scale.
INYO 045: STEM Mathematics Preparation. 2 credits.
Notes: The successful completion of this course will either: a) Serve as a prerequisite for Math 105 Pre-Calculus in lieu of the Math Placement Test or b)Prepare the student to achieve the necessary score on the Math Placement Test for entry into MATH 113. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: AE Level 3 Core AE Level 3 OCS or admission to an INTO Mason Pathway program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the ABC/NC Undergraduate Special scale.
INYO 095: Quantitative Preparation for the Graduate Record Examination. 0 credits.
Prepares students in the International Graduate Pathways requiring the general Graduate Record Examination test (GRE) for progression to take the computer adaptive version of the exam with primary emphasis on the quantitative section. This course emphasizes test language and the quantitative portion of the exam along with testing strategies; identifying common test-taking errors; and managing test anxiety. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 0 credits. Equivalent to EAP 097, INYO 096, INYO 097.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.
INYO 096: Verbal and Quantitative Preparation for the Graduate Record Examination. 0 credits.
Prepares students in International Graduate Pathways requiring the general Graduate Record Examination test for progression to take the exam for students whose pathways require a primary focus on verbal and quantitative sections. This course emphasizes test language and vocabulary, in addition to: testing strategies; practicing logical, rhetorical, and mathematical problem-solving; identifying common test-taking errors; and managing test anxiety. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 0 credits. Equivalent to EAP 097.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.
INYO 097: Verbal, Quantitative, and Academic Writing Preparation for the Graduate Record Examination. 0 credits.
Prepares students in International Graduate Pathways requiring the general Graduate Record Examination test (GRE) for progression to take the exam for students whose pathways equal emphasis on all three areas of the exam. This course emphasizes test language and vocabulary, in addition to: testing strategies; academic writing preparation; practicing mathematical problem-solving; identifying common test-taking errors; and managing test anxiety. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 0 credits. Equivalent to EAP 097.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

100 Level Courses

INYO 100: Transition INTO Mason I. 1 credit.
Assists first-year international and multilingual Year One students with their transition from high school to college life. It helps prepare students for successful progression to their chosen degree plan the promoting acculturation to academic norms and expectations at Mason, the development of self-efficacy, and engagement with the Mason community. It encourages to seek out and take full advantage of a wide range of campus resources. Offered by INTO Mason. Limited to three attempts. Equivalent to UNIV 100, UNIV 140.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
INYO 101: Transition INTO Mason II. 1 credit.
Serves as a continuation of INYO 100. It provides extended first-year transition support for standard pathway students in the second semester. Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to UNIV 101, UNIV 141 Offered by INTO Mason. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: INYO 100C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
INYO 103: Precalculus Support for INTO Mason Year One. 1 credit.
INYO 103 is a support course for INTO Mason students enrolled in MATH 105. In this course, students will learn to use and identify the language of Precalculus Mathematics and students will be provided guided practice activities to reinforce the MATH 105 lectures. Offered by INTO Mason. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Corequisite: MATH 105
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.
INYO 104: Linear Modeling Support for INTO Mason Year One. 1 credit.
INYO 104 is a support course for INTO Mason students enrolled in MATH 111. In this course, students will learn to use and identify the language of Linear Modelling and students will be provided guided practice activities to reinforce the MATH 111 lectures. Offered by INTO Mason. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: MATH 111*C.
* May be taken concurrently.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.
INYO 105: American Cultures. 3 credits.
This course provides an introduction to US cultures with a focus on diversity within American society. The course uses the concept of culture as a basis for discussing differences in Americans' experience of family life, work, education, the arts, national and ethnic identities, gender, religion and more. Through ethnographic readings, literature, film and field projects, students develop a better understanding of similarities and differences across the American experience. Offered by INTO Mason. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the INTO Mason Undergraduate Pathway program.
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Special scale.
INYO 106: Introduction to Research Methods for International Students. 3 credits.
Academic research is the fundamental element of university-level education. Despite the variations in research disciplines. they all share basic concepts of academic inquiry. This course is designed to teach the methods. norms and procedures of undergraduate research in the humanities and social sciences. It should equip international students with the essential skills needed to successfully produce a quality academic paper. Offered by INTO Mason. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Scholarly Inquiry.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the INTO Mason Undergraduate Pathway program.
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Special scale.

200 Level Courses

INYO 206: International Peer Learning Partnership. 0-1 credits.
This course is an experiential credit course for undergrad students partnering with Undergraduate International Pathway Program students to develop academic skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of at least 15 credits at Mason with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a program participation offer from INTO Mason.
Schedule Type: Independent Study
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.
INYO 207: International Peer Educational Leadership. 0-3 credits.
This course is an experiential leadership course for students partnering with Undergraduate International Pathway Program students as peer educational mentors. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Sophomore status or higher.
Schedule Type: Internship
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

500 Level Courses

INYO 501: Graduate Transitions for International Students I. 2 credits.
Designed for the Graduate International Pathways program, this course is the first of a two-part transitional course series for international students. This course covers an introduction to the U.S. higher education environment, engagement with university resources and policies, and development of graduate-level academic skills. Notes: This course is for graduate students whose highest degree is from a non-US institution. This course may not count towards academic degree requirements at the graduate level. Enrolled students are required to take INYO 502 the following consecutive semester. Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to English Language, Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Special scale.
INYO 502: Graduate Transitions for International Students II. 2 credits.
Designed for the Graduate International Pathways program, this course is the second of a two-part transitional course series for international students. This course covers academic adjustments to study in the U.S., graduate study and career readiness, and communicating academic progress and career goals through digital portfolios. Notes: This course is for graduate students whose highest degree is from a non-US institution. Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Special scale.
INYO 504: Accelerated Graduate Transitions for International Students. 3 credits.
Designed specifically for international students at INTO Mason who are enrolled in a one-term Graduate International Pathway, this course emphasizes academic adjustments to study in the U.S., engagement with university resources and policies, and communicating academic progress and career goals through digital portfolios. Notes: This course is for graduate students whose highest degree is from a non-US institution. Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to English Language, Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.
INYO 508: Special Topics Content Support in the Disciplines. 0-6 credits.
This Special Topics Content Support in the Disciplines course is tailored to international students enrolled in the INTO Mason Graduate Pathways Program. The courses will be designed to support INTO Mason graduate students in their major courses, providing individualized feedback and foundational information for those courses. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Special scale.