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2018-2019 Transfer Advising Guides 
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2018-2019 Transfer Advising Guides [Archived Catalog]

Music (Music Performance Emphasis) - AA to BM - The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) 2018-2019

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

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

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Semester IV

Semester V

Semester VI

Applicable Transfer Credit Hours

This Transfer Advising Guide provides 65 college-level hours, of which 62 will transfer and apply,  as EDUC 1300 will transfer, but will NOT be applicable towards the UTSA baccalaureate degree in Music.

Note: UTSA accepts a maximum of 66 college-level hours in transfer towards a baccalaureate degree.

Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree complete and field of study complete, but is NOT core 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.

Gateway Course(s) for Music at UTSA

### denotes Gateway Course(s)

Students pursuing this degree at UTSA must successfully complete each of the Gateway Courses with a grade of “D” or better in no more than two attempts.  A student who is unable to successfully complete these courses within two attempts, including dropping a course with a grade of “W” or taking an equivalent course at another institution (including any colleges of the Alamo Colleges District), will be required to change his or her major to a field outside the Department of Music.

Field of Study Curriculum for Music

§ denotes THECB Field of Study Curriculum Course

The field of study curriculum for music is designed to apply to the Bachelor of Music degree but may also be applied to the Bachelor of Arts or other baccalaureate-level music degrees as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution. The field of study curriculum is furthermore intended to serve as a guide for community and technical colleges in structuring a transfer curriculum in music.

Additional information can be found at:

Special Degree Requirements for UTSA Bachelor of Music degree

All students pursuing the Bachelor of Music degree are required to audition.  Please see the following links:

Music Major Audition Process

Note: All steps MUST be completed at least one week prior to your audition date.

Step 1: Apply to the University. Check it out!

Step 2: Obtain your UTSA ID (ABC123). 48 hours after applying to the University, please call admissions at 210-458-8000 for this information.
Having trouble with your passphrase? Reset it here.

Step 3: Review all of the audition requirements for your instrument here.

Step 4: Apply to audition here for the Department of Music.
Please be patient, it may take approximately 30 seconds to 1 minute for the page to load.

We recommend using the Google Chrome web browser to complete your audition. When you complete the application process, you will receive an automated confirmation that your audition record has been created. If you do not receive an email within one day of applying, contact the recruiting coordinator at

Step 5: Audition time will be send to you via email.
All steps MUST be completed one week prior to your audition date. 

Step 6: Audition Results will be mailed to you 2-4 weeks after the audition.

Questions or problems? Email our Audition and Recruitment Coordinator at or TEXT 210.760.6795

Additional UTSA Advising Notes

Things to do and remember upon Admission to UTSA:

Using this Transfer Advising Guide with UTSA

This Transfer Advising Guide represents UTSA’s 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 UTSA. It is highly recommended that students meet with their assigned academic 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 UTSA’s requirements frequently.

Course numbers in italics are UTSA’s course numbers.

This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon The University of Texas at San Antonio’s 2018-2020 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 November 05, 2018

Revision Date:

Revised on April 5, 2019

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