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Interdisciplinary Studies, Special Education EC -12 with Dual Certification in Generalist (EC-6) / Generalist (4-8) - AAT to BS - Texas A&M University - San Antonio (TAMUSA) 2017-2018

Lower Division Requirements at the Alamo Colleges District for an AAT degree

The courses in this section meet the requirements for an Associate of Arts in Teaching degree. The Graduation section in any catalog of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District lists additional Degree/Certificate Requirements.

Semester I

  • EDUC 1300 - Learning Framework will transfer but will NOT be Texas A&M University - San Antonio degree applicable
  • ENGL 1301 - Composition I will transfer as ENGL 1301 [Texas A&M University - San Antonio Communication (10) Core] (grade must be a “C” or better)
  • SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking will transfer as SPCH 1315 [Texas A&M University - San Antonio Component Area Option (90) Core] (grade must be a “C” or better)
  • MATH 1314 - College Algebra will transfer as MATH 1314 [Texas A&M University - San Antonio Mathematics (20) Core] (grade must be a “C” or better)

Semester II

Semester III

Semester IV

Semester V

Semester VI

Applicable Transfer Credit Hours

This Transfer Advising Guide provides 66 college-level hours, of which 59 will transfer and apply, as EDUC 1300, 3 SCH of Additional LPC (90) Core and 1 SCH EDUC 2301 will transfer but will NOT be applicable towards the Texas A&M University - San Antonio baccalaureate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, Special Education (Grades EC-12) with Dual Certification.

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: Admission to the Education Preparation Program is required for Texas A&M University - San Antonio.  Must have completed 45 hours including ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302, MATH 1314, HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 2301 and 2 Life & Physical Sciences with a “C” or better.  Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and qualifying scores in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.  Students who do not meet teacher preparation and certification requirements may be required to switch to a non-certification degree plan.

Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is core complete and degree complete.

Milestone Course(s)

*** 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.

Associate of Arts in Teaching

The AAT Degree Program Texas Teacher Certification targets individuals who have a desire to enter the field of education as a teacher, school administrator, counselor, or some aspect of child/adolescent development.  Students should check with the college department, the transfer center, or the university to which they plan to transfer for additional information.

Additional information can be found at

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
  • 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
  • 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 2017-2018 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.

Release Date

Released on May 8, 2018