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Undergraduate UMB Navitas GSSP: Exercise & Health Sciences

Obtain a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Health Sciences from UMass Boston’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences. While you're in the Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP, you'll complete your general education requirements so that when you finish the UMass Boston Navitas GSSP, you will be able to focus on your major.

High School

 

Enter year 2 @ UMass Boston

 

Location

Duration

Two or three semesters

Semester start dates

Spring: January 

Summer: May 

Fall: September 

Program benefits:

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

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 3 semesters*

31 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 120 credits.

Semester 1 Course title Credits

MATH 130

 

Calculus

 

3

 

AMST 101

American Popular Culture

3

UNI 101

Integrated Skills (UMass Boston Navitas GSSP Support Course)

--

ENVSCI 101

Environmental Science

3
Total credits

9

Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENGL 101

Freshman English I

3

ECON 102

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

SOCIOL 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

MATH 140

Calculus

4

Total credits

13

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 31

*Note that this is only a sample of the courses offered during the Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP programs. For other sample courses, see below.

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP: 2 semesters*

28 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP towards 120 credits.

Semester 1 Course title Credits

UNI 101

 

Integrated Skills (UMass Boston Navitas GSSP Support Course)

 

--

 

ENGL 101

Freshman English I

3

MATH 130

Pre-Calculus

3

BIOL 101

The Basis of Life

3

COMM 100

Introduction to Communication

3

ENVSCI101

Environmental Science

3

Total credits

15

Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENGL 102

Freshman English II

3

MATH 140

Calculus

4

AMST 101

American Popular Culture

3

MUSIC 115

World Music

3

Total credits

13

Total program credits 28

Note: Course availability may vary semester on the 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 they will have to wait until a subsequent semester to complete those courses.

Program information

Progression requirements:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-32 credits (10-course modules) earned during Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • For more information about the BS in Exercise & Health Sciences, click here

Degree requirements:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 27-32 credit hours applied from Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • 88-93 credit hours remaining towards a degree

Progress on to your 2nd year

  • Exercise & Health Science

Popular Careers for Graduates

  • Physical Therapist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Public Health Official
  • Dietitian

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

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