Lower Division Requirements at the Alamo Colleges District for an AAS degree
The courses in this section meet the requirements for an Associate of Applied Science degree. The Graduation section in any catalog of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District lists additional Degree/Certificate Requirements.
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 73 college-level hours, of which 57 will transfer and apply, as 15 SCH of Technical/Vocational Credits and 1 SCH of MATH 1442 will transfer but will NOT be applicable towards Texas A&M University - San Antonio baccalaureate degree in Information Technology (Multiple Concentrations).
Note: Texas A&M University - San Antonio does not have a maximum number of college-level transfer hours accepted towards a baccalaureate degree. Students must complete the specified number of advanced credits and credits in residence for their degrees.
Note: Texas A&M University - San Antonio will accept 30 SCH of Technical/Vocational credits for this major based on degree requirements.
Students may still take the following Texas A&M University - San Antonio degree required courses:
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree complete.
*** denotes Milestone Course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program as determined by the Faculty of the Alamo Colleges District.
Additional Program Information
This Associate of Applied Science will prepare students to design, implement and secure computer networks. Students with this degree will be able to install security software, monitor networks for security breaches, respond to cyber attacks and in some cases, gather data and evidence to be used in prosecuting cyber crime. Some security courses in this degree have been approved by National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. St. Philip’s College is designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education. The designation covers academic years 2014 Through 2020.
Additional Texas A&M University - San Antonio Advising Notes
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to Texas A&M University - San Antonio, in order to clarify department, college and university policies and procedures, to review course sequencing and to help with identifying resources for academic success. A current listing of academic advising centers can be found at http://www.tamusa.edu/advising.
- Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within Texas A&M University - San Antonio requirements for this degree plan from Texas A&M University - San Antonio Undergraduate Catalog or visit the web site at http://www.tamusa.edu/documents/2018-2019-catalog.pdf.
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at Texas A&M University - San Antonio as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Texas A&M University - San Antonio
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Texas A&M University - San Antonio degree plan and is subject to change at the university’s discretion. It is intended for advising purposes only so students know exactly which courses they can take at any of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District and have the courses count towards degree requirements when they transfer to Texas A&M University - San Antonio. It is highly recommended that students meet with their assigned advisor to review all graduation and transfer requirements listed in the Transfer Advising Guide.
The ultimate goal is to provide students with accurate information for transfer pathways while minimizing loss of credits in transfer. Students are encouraged to review Texas A&M University- San Antonio’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Texas A&M University - San Antonio’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Texas A&M University - San Antonio’s 2018-2019 catalog and is subject to change.
The Alamo Colleges District Advising
Students are encouraged to consult with an academic advisor about courses and other educational concerns if they plan to pursue a two-year degree program, transfer to another college or university, or simply take a few selected courses. In addition to course and degree requirements, policies and procedures are subject to change; stay informed by meeting with an academic advisor regularly.
Many students who plan to transfer to a university are advised to fulfill the lower-division requirements for the university. With appropriate planning, your Alamo Colleges District team can help make the transfer experience a seamless process. It is the responsibility of all students to ensure that they take courses at the Alamo Colleges District that will be accepted by the senior institutions they wish to attend.
For more information contact your Alamo Colleges District team.
Released on November 19, 2018
Revised on February 6, 2019