Undergraduate Studies


The Department of Undergraduate Studies oversees the general education program, including the Writing Proficiency Requirement. We are here to provide you with information and guidance about general education curriculum and assessment, academic policy concerns, and waivers of certain academic requirements and deadlines.

The UMass Boston faculty wants you to gain important knowledge, capabilities and attitudes through undergraduate coursework that gives you a foundation for lifelong learning. The general education program is structured to give you opportunities to: