AUPP Curriculum and Exit Criteria

  • Instructors will follow a unified syllabus and major assessment schedule for each course.
  • Students registered for the same course, i.e., English, science, math, business, or engineering, but enrolled in different sections of the same course, will use the same textbooks, have the same syllabus, and take the same unified exams.
  • The minimum passing grade for any AUPP English language course is C for all pathways. Any student earning a C- or below in an AUPP English language course must repeat the course. Under certain circumstances, a student may advance to the subsequent level based on the recommendation of the AUPP English department chair.¬†
  • To successfully exit the program and to enter Alfaisal University, students must score a minimum TOEFL ITP of 500+ (TOEFL iBT = 60+ or IELTS = 6.0+) for the following pathways: business, engineering, and science.
  • Upon successful completion of PENG08, and to successfully exit the program and to enter Alfaisal University, students must score a minimum TOEFL ITP of 500+ (TOEFL iBT = 60+ or IELTS = 6.0+) for the following pathways: medicine and pharmacy; otherwise, to successfully exit the program and to enter Alfaisal University, students must score a minimum TOEFL ITP 550+ (TOEFL iBT = 79+ or IELTS = 6.5+).
  • UPP students are not allowed to take any college level courses.
  • All students who are repeating the UPP must repeat all the courses with no¬†exception including the ones that they passed. For repeated passed courses, UPP administration and SA will consider the highest grade.

The following pages contain detailed pathway-specific curriculum requirements for each of the AUPP pathway programs: medicine, pharmacy, science, engineering, and business.