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College of Education and Human Development

Why Study Education and Human Development

UMass Boston’s College of Education and Human Development prepares you for work as educators, counselors, administrators, psychologists, and researchers. Launch your social justice career.

Key Information

Duration

Two or Three Semesters

Intakes

  • January
  • May
  • September

Location

Boston

Your Pathway to UMass Boston

High School

Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP

Enter Year 2 at UMass Boston

Course Structure

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.

Progressing to UMass Boston

Progression Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum 27-32 credits (10-course modules) earned during Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP
  • More information about the [BS in Exercise & Health Sciences] [Link goes where?]

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

UMass Boston College of Human Education and Development Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings (EECIS) (BA)
  • SportLeadership and Administration (BA)

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