BS in Cybersecurity- GRC to WWU Transfer Pathway


Earn your Associate in Applied Science- Transfer in Information Technology- Systems and Security from Green River College.  Then continue with Western Washington University to earn a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity.

Years 1 & 2: Green River College

Fulfill the following criteria at GRC to be eligible to transfer to WWU's BS in Cybersecurity Program:

  • Complete an AAS-T in Cybersecurity and Networking from Green River College
  • Achieve a minimum college GPA of 2.5
  • Complete the following classes (or recognized equivalents) with indicated grade:
    • MATH& 151 (C- or better)
    • CS& 141 or IT 219 (C- or better)
    • CS 145 or IT 220 (C or better)

Consult a GRC Academic Advisor to create an individualized plan to complete your AAS-T.

GRC Academic Advisor: Krish Mahadevan, 253-833-9111 ext. 4311,

Applying to WWU

We recommend completing the application process 8-12 months before you intend to start at WWU. Visit the WWU Cybersecurity Application website to learn more.


Complete the following courses at WWU to earn a BS in Cybersecurity:

  • 29-38 credits: Required CISS Courses
  • 14 credits: Support Courses
  • 8 credits: CISS Electives
  • 0-48 credits: General University Requirements

To see a complete listing of Western's BS in Cybersecurity Degree requirements, visit the BS in Cybersecurity Catalog Page.

University graduation requirements may vary, depending on previous completed coursework. Consult a WWU Cybersecurity Academic Advisor to create an individualized plan to complete your BS in Cybersecurity degree.

WWU Cybersecurity Academic Advisor: Laura Ghan, 360-650-2863,