Undergraduate UMD Navitas GSSP: Engineering

Faculty in the College of Engineering are on the cutting-edge of research and are committed to providing an enriched educational environment. Students have an opportunity to participate in research sponsored by national agencies and industry in areas such as biomedical/ healthcare engineering, composite materials, computational/ data science, energy/ environmental engineering, intelligent systems, marine technology, wireless networks and communication.

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


MTH 150



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 151

Calculus I*


MUS 101

Introduction to Music


PHL 110

Principals of Critical Thinking


Total credits


Semester 3 - Sample Course title Credits

ENL 102

Critical Reading & Writing II


MTH 152

Calculus II*


PHY 113

Classical Physics


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

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 UMass Dartmouth Navitas GSSP 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
    • Biomedical Engineering option
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
    • Cybersecurity option
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    • Software engineering option
  • Bachelor of Science in Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    • Manufacturing option
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
    • Astronomy/Astrophysics option

* 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

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