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Undergraduate Pathway Program: Management

The first year of UMass Boston Bachelor of Science in Management, satisfies the general education requirements to major in: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management and Information Systems among others. Most international students follow the UPP: 3 Semesters program.

Pathways at UMass Boston

Fees

Year International Students

2017

US$32,040 (10 Academic courses)

* Other mandatory fees apply

Location

Duration

Two, three or four semesters

Semester start dates

Summer: May 2017

Fall: September 2017

Spring: January 2018

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.

UPP program components*

Up to 120 credit hours less 30 credit hours applied from UPP = 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 UPP and UPS programs. For other sample courses, see below.

UPP Accelerated (UPA) program components*

Up to 120 credit hours less 27 credit hours applied from UPP = 93 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

ENGL 101

Freshman English I

3
Total credits

12

Semester 2 Course title Credits

BIOL 101

The Basis of Life

3

MUSIC 115

World Music

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

Program information

Progression requirements:

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

UPP 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 Navitas member institutions or Navitas Limited.