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Undergraduate GSP: Engineering

The Undergraduate Global Student Program (GSP) consists of for-credit courses, which will earn credits towards your UMass Dartmouth bachelor's degree, along with support classes to assist your successful study. The Undergraduate GSP provides you with the appropriate platform to be successful in your UMass Dartmouth degree. Students in the Undergraduate GSP will live and take classes on the Dartmouth campus.

High School

 

Enter year 2 @ UMass Dartmouth

 

Fees

Year Cost Duration

2017

$27,000*

2 or 3 semesters

*estimate only

Location

Duration

Two to three semesters

Semester start dates

Spring: January 2018

Summer: May 2018

Fall: September 2018

Program benefits:

  • UMass Dartmouth student from day one
  • No SAT or ACT required for admission
  • Receive academic credits toward your UMass Dartmouth undergraduate degree
  • Small class sizes and additional student support provided
Undergraduate GSP: 3 semester program sample
Semester 1 - Sample Course title Credits

ALC 100

American Languages & Cultures

-

NAV 098

Integrated University Learning Skills

-

MTH 150

Pre-Calculus

3

SOA 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

LEAD

Leadership Exploration and Development Program

-

Total credits

6

Semester 2 - Sample Course title Credits

ENL 101

Critical Reading & Writing I

3

MTH 151

Calculus I*

4

MUS 101

Introduction to Music

3

PHL 110

Principals of Critical Thinking

3

Total credits

13

Semester 3 - Sample Course title Credits

ENL 102

Critical Reading & Writing II

3

MTH 152

Calculus II*

4

PHY 113

Classical Physics

4

Total credits

11

Total program credits 30
Program Information

Credit hours:

Undergraduate GSP credit hours applied to degree : 27-30

Remaining credit hours to complete degree program: 90-93

Progression requirement:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater

Course information:

  • Please note that these are example course listings and actual student schedules are subject to vary based on semester course offerings, program start term, and students’ English proficiency upon entry and academic progress throughout the program.

  • The majority of courses offered during the Undergraduate GSP fulfill general education requirements as part of the UMass Dartmouth University Studies curriculum, which all undergraduate students are required to complete, regardless of major/chosen study concentration.

  • Math placement test*

Entry into 2nd year of

  • Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics

* Students who place below calculus level on the math placement test on arrival will typically not be able to enter Engineering courses in the first year and may take longer than 4 years to complete the degree program in UMass Dartmouth.

Popular Careers for Graduates

  • Bioengineering
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Design and Development
  • E-commerce
  • Networking
  • Robotics
  • Computer and Information Security
  • Bio-informatics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Development
  • Research and Design
  • Systems Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Product Development
  • Medical Devices