Dec 10, 2023
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
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
Cyber Operations: 12 Semester Hours
3 hours can be fulfilled at MCC using CJ 3450.
Secure Software Development: 9 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.