Undergraduate UMD Navitas GSSP: Arts and Sciences

Almost half of the students at UMass Dartmouth pursue majors in the College of Arts & Sciences. A liberal arts education prepares you to analyze information, develop creative solutions, and then communicate your ideas — skills that are highly valued in any career.

High School


Enter year 2 @ UMass Dartmouth




Two to three semesters

Semester start dates


Spring: January 

Summer: May 

Fall: September 

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 UMass Dartmouth Navitas GSSP: 3 semester program sample
Semester 1 - Sample Course title Credits

ALC 100

American Languages & Cultures


NAV 098

Integrated University Learning Skills


MUS 101

Introduction to Music


SOA 101

Introduction to Sociology



Leadership Exploration and Development Program


Total credits


Semester 2 - Sample Course title Credits

ENL 101

Critical Reading & Writing I


MTH 146

Finite Math


CHM 130

Chemistry and the Environment


HST 103

World History


Total credits


Semester 3 - Sample Course title Credits

ENL 102

Critical Reading & Writing II


MIS 101

The Business Organization


MLS 106

Contemporary Topics in Human Ecology


PHL 110

Principals of Critical Thinking


Total credits


Total program credits 30
Program Information

Credit hours :

Undergraduate UMass Dartmouth Navitas GSSP 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


Courese 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 student' English proficiency upon entry and academic progress throughout the program.

  • The majority of courses offered during the Undergraduate UMass Dartmouth Navitas GSSP fullfill 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.

Entry into 2nd year of

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology*
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry*
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry*
  • Bachelor of Science in Data Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Crime & Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Arts in French
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Politics
  • Bachelor of Science in International Politics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Health & Society
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Portuguese
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies

* These majors could take longer than 4 years based on structure at UMass Dartmouth

Popular Careers for Graduates

  • Medical/Clinical Laboratory
  • Microbiology
  • Environmental Research
  • Software Development
  • Information Technology
  • Energy Management
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Operations Management
  • Nano/Bio-technology
  • Cultural Affairs Specialist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Journalist
  • Publisher
  • Designer
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher
  • Psychologist

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