Feb 29, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
  
College Catalog 2023-2024

Information Technology Transfer Option, A.S.


This program is designed to meet the needs of our Information Technology students who wish to pursue a Baccalaureate Degree. This program will allow our students to move seamlessly to colleges offering Baccalaureate Degrees in Information Technology. This program provides a core foundation in the major pillars of information technology and will allow a student to concentrate in one of the areas before transferring.

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Semester 1


Total Credits: 15


Semester 1 Advising Note

  • New degree-seeking student enrolled in 9 credits or more must take a Learning Community Seminar or a Learning Community Cluster within their first year.

Semester 2


Total Credits: 16


Semester 2 Advising Note

  • Begin exploring transfer options: attend a transfer workshop and the College transfer fair; follow-up with an advisor.
  • Meet with an advisor to begin career planning activities.

Semester 3


Total Credits: 15-18


Semester 3 Advising Note

  • Continue preparations for transfer: write essays for transfer institution, collect letters of recommendation, apply for transfer.
  • Complete a pre-graduation check with an advisor in LifeMap

Semester 4


Total Credits: 17-19


Semester 4 Advising Note

  • Students entering UMASS Boston through the College of Management may choose to complete the Calculus for Management Sciences courses at UMB and therefore should take an elective at BHCC.
  • Apply for graduation

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major pillars of Information Technology.
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve technical programs and to apply critical thinking principles to Information Technology issues.
  • Demonstrate an upper level understanding of networking, programming, database, or other technology fields.

Career Outlook


Graduates of this program can transfer to bachelor’s programs at four-year colleges.

Transfer Options


MassTransfer A2B Link

  • University of Massachusetts Boston