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Undergraduate ISSP: Science and Mathematics

From Computer Science to Information Technology, from Engineering to Mathematics, UMass Boston offers a wide variety of disciplines spanning the sciences and engineering. 

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 118 credit hours less 27-32 credit hours applied from Undergraduate ISSP = 88 credit hours to complete degree

Semester 1 Course title Credits

CS 110

 

Introduction to Computing

 

4

 

AMST 101

American Popular Culture

3

MATH 140

Calculus

4

UNI 101

Integrated Skills (Support Course)

0
Total credits

11

Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENGL 101

Freshman English I

3

ECON 102

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

SOCIOL 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

MUSIC 115

World Music

3

Total credits

12

Semester 3 Course title Credits

ENGL 102

Freshman English II

3

COMSTU 100

Introduction to Communication

3

HIST 266

American History Since 1877

3

Total credits

9

Total program credits 27-32

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the UPP and UPS programs. For other sample courses, see below.

Undergraduate ISSP: 2 semesters*

Up to 118 credit hours less 29 credit hours applied from Undergraduate ISSP = 91 credit hours to complete degree

Semester 1 Course title Credits

MATH 130

 

Pre-Calculus

 

3

 

COMM 100

Introduction to Communication

3

ENVSCI101

Environmental Science

3

UNI 101

Integrated Skills (Navitas Support Course)

0

ENGL 101

Freshman English I

3
Total credits

12

Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENGL 102

Freshman English II

3

AMST 101

American Popular Culture

3

BIOL 101

The Basis of Life

3

MUSIC 115

World Music

3

MATH 140

Calculus

4

Total credits

16

Total program credits 28

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. 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 30 credits (10 course modules) earned during Undergraduate ISSP
  • 27 credits = 9 courses
  • 32 credits = 10 courses

Undergraduate ISSP sample course list:

  • AMST101 American Popular Culture (Credits:3)
  • EEOS101 The Global Environment (Credits: 3)
  • ESL100D Academic Writing II (Credits: 4)
  • HIST 214 World History (Credits: 3)
  • MATH 130 Pre-Calculus (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

  • Environmental Science
  • Physics
  • Math
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Physics, BS
  • Electrical Engineering, BS
  • Computer Engineering, BS

Information Technology:

  • Information Technology

For a complete list of majors offered by UMass Boston, please visit College of Science and Mathematics Departments and Programs.

Popular Careers for Graduates

  • Information Architect
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Specialist
  • Operations Manager
  • Systems Administrator

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