Nov 30, 2022
Metropolitan Community College
The below courses are required for BS Computer Science majors and can be fulfilled at MCC as part of the AA requirements. If these courses are not taken at MCC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of MCC AA requirements can be found in the MCC Catalog.
Students who transfer to UCM with an Associate of Arts degree are considered to have met all general education requirements at UCM, except for those specifically required by the major (see UCM General Education Requirements below, if applicable).
AA General Education Requirements: 42 Semester Hours
AA Elective Options: 14 Semester Hours
AA General Degree Requirements: 4 Semester Hours
Minimum Total Hours Required for MCC AA: 60 Semester Hours
UCM BS Computer Science
The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate in Arts degree. Any courses listed above not taken at MCC must be completed as part of BS requirements.
Core Major Requirements: 24 Semester Hours
Computer Science Option: 6-28 Semester Hours
Required Courses: 3 Semester Hours
Electives from the Following (Math/Statistics): 0-3 Semester Hours
Elective hours can be fulfilled at MCC as part of the AA elective requirements. The below courses are additional enrollment options.
Electives from the Following (Science): 0-10 Semester Hours
Elective hours can be fulfilled at MCC as part of the AA general education requirements and/or AA elective requirements. The following courses are additional enrollment options.
Electives from the Following (Computer Science): 3-9 Semester Hours
6 hours can be fulfilled at MCC using CS 3120 and CYBR 4840. Choose at least 3-9 more hours.
General Education Requirements: 3 Semester Hours
The following general education classes are required for this major:
Free Choice Electives: 5-27 Semester Hours
Elective hours may vary depending on transfer coursework and course selection at UCM.
Students must take at least 30 upper-level (3000/4000) hours to graduate. Courses taken at MCC that articulate to upper-level UCM courses do not count towards upper-level hours.
Minimum Total Hours Required for BS: 120 Semester Hours
This guide is based on the UCM 2020 Undergraduate Catalog and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. Time to degree completion and course sequencing will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on planned placement in math, reading, and writing. See the current UCM Undergraduate Catalog and MCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.