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University of Massachusetts Global BS Computing Technology

2022 – 2023
Advising Information
College of the Canyons and University of Massachusetts Global

  • The program offers three emphases:

    Information Technology: Learn to analyze, design and implement IT-based solutions to meet business needs
    Business Systems Administration: Learn to install, test and administrate networking systems with data security systems
    Project Management: Learn to plan, structure and manage projects by applying project management and quality assurance skills

  • The demand for technical professionals with the skills to design, implement and maintain computer information systems outweighs the supply.

  • IT Analyst
    IT Designer
    Network Systems Administrator
    Information Security Analyst

  • Sheri Veges, Academic Advisor,
    University of Massachusetts Global at College of the Canyons
    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
    Santa Clarita, CA 91355 UCEN 204F                        
    (661) 362-5873

  • Students and COC advisors may use the Course Articulation Database to verify articulation:

  • Application

    Complete an application at (Select “Santa Clarita Campus”)
    Application is completely free and available online
    No application deadline, but it is highly recommended that students apply early in order to receive financial aid. 

    GPA and minimum credits

    A minimum 2.0 GPA in transferable units
    A minimum of 12 transferable credits

    Students need to submit all official transcripts from every college attended including AP test scores. Transcripts can be dropped off at the University of Massachusetts Global offices located in the University Center (204F or 204C) or mail transcripts to: University of Massachusetts Global 16355 Laguna Canyon Rd. Irvine, CA 92618

    Undergraduate: $500/credit
    Military Undergraduate $250/credit

  • (661) 362 - 5873 UCEN 204C

Bachelor of Science Computing Technology

Term 2021-2022
Duration 1-2  years depending on transfer coursework
Costs Undergraduate Tuition: $500 per unit Technology Fee: $110 per session Application Fee: Free Graduation Fee: $150
Format Classes are offered as 8 week sessions
Scholarships College of the Canyons students receive 10% off tuition if they were enrolled at COC within the past year prior to enrollment at University of Massachusetts Global. Please complete the Scholarship Application.
Units Minimum 120 overall semester units required –of those, minimum 33 units will be taken at University of Massachusetts
Global for this program, additional units may be completed in transfer. Concurrent enrollment at UMG and COC is allowed. Actual numbers may vary- see advisor.
General Education CSU or IGETC certifications are accepted for general education requirements AREAS A-B

Area A-B General Education Requirements Met with full CSU or IGETC Certification


Area C  Liberal Education Foundation (6 units- 2 courses) COC Course Equivalency


MAJOR CORE REQUIREMENTS (36 credits- 12 courses) COC Course Equivalency


COMU 410  Organizational Communication No course equivalency


CSCU 220  Object Oriented Programming I CMPSCI 111 & 111L


CSCU 251  Introduction to Computing Systems Org CMPSCI 222


CSCU 270  Information Systems Security NETECH-219


CSCU 315  Organizational Information Systems No course equivalency


CSCU 415  System Quality Assurance and Testing No course equivalency


CSCU 498  Capstone Project No course equivalency


ECNU 201  Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 201 or ECON 201H


MGTU 301 Principles of Management BUS 110


MATU 203  Introduction to Statistics MATH 140, MATH 140H


OLCU 350  Leadership and Professional Ethics BUS 160  
OLCU 414  Team Building No course equivalency  

MAJOR ELECTIVE REQUIREMENTS: (12 units- 4 courses)

choose one area below
No COC Course Equivalency


Information Technology

Business Systems Administration

Project Management

CSCU 353 Dana Communications and Computer Networks

CSCU 353 Dana Communications and Computer Networks

CSCU 383  Introduction to Project Management

CSCU 408  Database Management

CSCU 375  Data Encryption and Information Security

CSCU 385  Project Work Structure and Resources Management

CSCU 410  Structured Systems Analysis and Design

CSCU 453  Network Implementation

CSCU 483  Project Risk Management

CSCU 453  Network Implementation

CSCU 458  Advanced Web Based Database Application

MGTU 301  Principles of Management

 33 Total Units Required at UMG (33 units- 11 courses)   With the help of an advisor and based on the student’s articulation at the time of admission, the student may elect to take only 11 courses at BU.
87 Total Units Accepted in Transfer from COC
Units include GE requirements and any Free Elective Courses needed to reach the 120 unit requirement.

Total Units Required (Minimum) 120