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Undergraduate ISSP: Management

The UMass Boston International Student Success Program, equivalent to the first year of a bachelor's degree program, satisfies the general education requirements to major in: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management and Information Systems among others. 

High School

 

Enter year 2 @ UMass Boston

 

Fees

Year International Students

2017

US$32,040 (10 Academic courses)

* Other mandatory fees apply

Location

Duration

Two or three semesters

Semester start dates

Spring: January 2018

Summer: May 2018

Fall: September 2018

Program benefits:

  • UMass Boston student from day one
  • No SAT or ACT required for admission
  • Receive academic credits toward your UMB undergraduate degree
  • Small class sizes and additional student support provided

Undergraduate ISSP: 3 semesters*

Up to 120 credit hours less 30 credit hours applied from Undergraduate ISSP = 90 credit hours to complete degree

Semester 1 Course title Credits

MSIS 110

 

Introduction to Computers and Information Systems

 

3

 

MATH 129

Pre-Calculus for Management and Social Sciences

3

POLISCI 101

Introduction to Political Science

3

UNI 101

Integrated Skills (Navitas Support Course)

0
Total credits

9

Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENGL 101

Freshman English I

3

ECON 101

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

BIOL 101

The Basis of Life

3

MUSIC 115

World Music

3

Total credits

12

Semester 3 Course title Credits

ENGL 102

Freshman English II

3

ECON 102

The Global Environment

3

MSIS 111

Managerial Statistics

3

Total credits

9

Total program credits 30

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the ISSP. 

Undergraduate ISSP: 2 semesters*

Up to 120 credit hours less 27 credit hours applied from Undergraduate ISSP = 93 credit hours to complete degree

Semester 1 Course title Credits

ENGL 101

 

Freshman English I 

3

 

MATH 129

Pre-Calculus for Management and Social Sciences

3

ECON 101

Introduction to Microeconomics

3

UNI 101

Integrated Skills (Navitas Support Course)

0

AMST 101

American Popular Culture

3
Total credits

12

Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENVSCI101

Environmental Science

3

COMM 100

Introduction to Communication

3

ENGL 102

Freshman English II

3

ECON 102

The Global Environment

3

MSIS 111

Managerial Statistics

3

Total credits

15

Total program credits 27

Note: Course availability may vary semester on semester, and space is available on first-come, first-served basis. Students’ eligibility to take certain classes will depend on Math Placement score and Writing Assessment results. Students are encouraged to complete their placement exams and register for classes prior to arrival (see Course Enrollment for details). Those who do not complete these steps prior to arrival may find that classes become full, in which case the student will have to wait until a subsequent semester to complete those courses.

Program information

Progression requirements:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-30 credits (10 course modules) earned during Undergraduate ISSP
  • 27 credits = 9 courses
  • 30 credits = 10 courses

Undergraduate ISSP sample course list:

  • AMST101 American Popular Culture (Credits: 3)
  • CS 110 Introduction to Computing (Credits: 4)
  • ESL100D Academic Writing II (Credits: 4)
  • HIST214 World History (Credits: 3)
  • HIST266 American History since 1877 (Credits:3)
  • PHIL108 Moral and Social Problems (Credits: 3)
  • POLISCI 113G Issues of Political Identity at the Turn of the Century (Credits: 4)
  • SOCIOL101 Introduction to Sociology (Credits: 3)
  • SOCIOL120G Sociology and Popular Culture (Credits: 4)

Progress on to your 2nd year

Bachelor of Management with a disciplinary concentration in:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in:

Popular Careers for Management

  • Credit Manager/Loan Officer
  • Realtor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Securities Broker
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Consultant
  • International Credit Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • IT Specialist
  • Information Architect

Disclaimer: This information may be subject to change without notice or at the discretion of UMass Boston ISSP or Navitas Limited.