About Urban College of Boston
The Urban College of Boston (UCB) is an independent, coeducational two-year institution located in the heart of downtown Boston. UCB is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer programs of study leading to the Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services Administration and General Studies. UCB also offers a range of certificate programs and continuing education courses.
A History of the College
The Urban College of Boston (UCB) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 co-educational two-year college established to provide the opportunity for post-secondary education and professional advancement to those in the urban community traditionally underserved by higher education. Urban College grants an Associate of Arts degree in three areas of study: Early Childhood Education, Human Services Administration, and General Studies. The College also offers Certificate programs in 11 areas.
The Urban College began as the Urban College Program within Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. over thirty years ago. In 1993, the College was chartered and is the only institution established by an anti-poverty agency.
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Saylor Direct Credit Course Equivalents
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|Saylor Academy Course Name/Code
|UCB Course Number
|Credits Transferable to UCB
|BUS101: Introduction to Business
|BUS203: Principles of Marketing
|BUS 205: Business Law
|BUS206: Management Information Systems
|BUS208: Principles of Management
|BUS303: Strategic Information Technology
|CHEM101: General Chemistry I
|CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I
|CS102: Introduction to Computer Science II
|ENVS203: Environmental Ethics, Justice & World Views
|MA001: College Algebra
|MA005: Calculus I
|PSYCH101: Introduction to Psychology
|SOC101: Introduction to Sociology