Apr 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide JCCC AAS Fire Science to UCM BS Crisis and Disaster Management

Johnson County Community College

The below courses are required for BS Crisis and Disaster Management majors and can be fulfilled at JCCC as part of the AAS Fire Science requirements. If these courses are not taken at JCCC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of JCCC AA requirements can be found in the JCCC Catalog.

Students who transfer to UCM with an AAS degree will need to complete the general education requirements at UCM. See The General Education Program Requirements  for complete list of requirements.

AAS General Education Requirements: 30 Semester Hours

The below courses required by the AAS Fire Science degree at JCCC fulfill general education requirements at UCM. See the JCCC General Education Equivalency Page  for full list of general education courses that transfer to UCM.

  • ENGL 121 Composition I (3) transfers as   (Foundational Skills)
  • Humanities Elective - choose 3 hours from JCCC General Education Equivalency page (above)
  • Social Science Elective - choose 3 hours from JCCC General Education Equivalency page (above)
  • Mathematics - choose 3 hours from JCCC General Education Equivalency page (above)
  • Science and/or Math Elective - choose CHEM 122:

  • CHEM 122 Principles of Chemistry (5) transfers as CHEM 1104 - Introduction to the Sciences: Chemistry GE (4: 4 lecture, 0 lab) (Knowledge Area II, required for major

AAS Fire Science: 33 Semester Hours

Please visit with your JCCC advisor and/or refer to the JCCC catalog for course options.

Minimum Total Hours Required for JCCC AAS Fire Science: 63 Semester Hours

UCM BS Crisis and Disaster Management

The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate of Applied Science degree. Any courses listed above not taken at JCCC must be completed as part of BS requirements.

General Education Requirements: 26-27 Semester Hours

The following General Education  requirements will need to be completed at UCM. Hours may vary depending on transfer coursework and course selection.

  • Foundational Skills: Writing II (3 hours)
  • Foundational Skills: Communication (3 hours)
  • Foundational Skills: Managing Information (2-3 hours)
  • Knowledge Area I (6 hours)
  • Knowledge Area II (3 hours)
  • Knowledge Area III (6 hours)
  • Engagement (3 hours)

Minimum Total Hours Required for BS: 120 Semester Hours

This guide is based on the UCM 2021 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 JCCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.