Jul 22, 2024  
2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide MCC AA to UCM BS Cybersecurity

Metropolitan Community College

The below courses are required for Cybersecurity majors and can be fulfilled at MCC as part of the AA requirements. If the below courses are not taken at MCC they must be complete at UCM. The full list of MCC AA requirements can be found in the MCC Catalog.​

Students who transfer to UCM with a completed Associate in Arts degree will be considered to have met all general education requirements except for those specificaly required by the major (see UCM General Education Requirements section below, if applicable).

AA General Education Requirements: 42 Semester Hours

AA Elective Options: 14 Semester Hours

Cyber Operations

If Cyber Operations area is chosen at UCM, the following course should be taken:

Secure Software Development

If Secure Software Development area is chosen at UCM, the following courses should be taken:

AA General Degree Requirements: 4 Semester Hours

See complete list of General Degree Requirements in the MCC Catalog.

Minimum Total Hours Required for MCC AA: 60 Hours

UCM BS Cybersecurity

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.

Major Requirements: 33-48 Semester Hours

Choose one of the following areas: 9-12 Semester Hours

Electives from the Following: 0-12 Semester Hours

Elective hours can be fulfilled at MCC (see AA Elective Options section above). The following courses are additional elective options.

General Education Requirements: 3 Semester Hours

The following general education classes are required for this major and should be taken at UCM.

Free Choice Electives: 9-24 Semester Hours

Free choice 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.