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.
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 66 college-level hours, of which 66 will transfer and apply towards the Texas State University business baccalaureate degree in Economics.
Note: Texas State University accepts a maximum of 72 college-level hours in transfer towards all business baccalaureate degrees.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is core complete and degree complete.
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*** 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.
Texas State University’s McCoy College of Business Administration Admission
Admission to the McCoy College is competitive, and admission requirements are beyond those set by Texas State. As a result, a student may be admitted to Texas State but denied admission to the McCoy College. A student must be admitted to the McCoy College to pursue a degree program under the college.
To be eligible for admission to McCoy College, students with at least 30 transferable semester hours must have completed ENG 1310 (College Writing I) and ENG 1320 (College Writing II), and MATH 1329 (Mathematics for Business and Economics II), or their approved equivalents. The required courses must be complete and posted to your Texas State record for your application to be considered. Applicants will be automatically admitted to McCoy College when they have been granted assured admission to Texas State and have an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher. Applicants with an overall GPA below a 3.25 and equal to or greater than 2.5 will be considered for admission through a competitive review process. The review is based on the grades earned in English 1310, English 1320, Math 1329 and the overall GPA from all colleges and universities attended. Applicants denied admission to McCoy College will be considered for admission to the University as exploratory professional (undecided).
To apply to McCoy College you must select the business major of your choice as your first major option on the ApplyTexas Application. Consideration for admission to McCoy College undergraduate programs is based on specific admission criteria and is conducted as a rolling admission process. It is recommended that potential students submit their complete application by the priority date. Applications received after the priority date will be considered for admission on a space-available basis. Applicants must meet Texas State admission deadlines. The priority dates are:
- October 15 for spring semesters
- March 1 for summer/fall semesters
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
McCoy College of Business Administration
CenturyLink Advising Center, McCoy Hall 115
Additional Texas State University Advising Notes
Texas State University Admission:
1. Submit a completed application, all supporting documents, including an official high school transcript and transcript(s) from every institution attended and application fee, to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the stated priority date.
2. For students with 1-15 transferable hours: minimum 2.0 GPA in all transferable coursework and meet freshman admission standards.
3. For students with 16-29 transferable hours must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in all transferable course work. Students with 30 or more transferable hours must have a minimum 2.25 GPA in all transferable course work. All students must be eligible to return to all previous institutions and be at least one full semester out of high school.
Students transferring to Texas State from a community college may elect to follow the Texas State undergraduate catalog that was in effect at the time they enrolled at their community college. Students may also, with the approval of their College Dean, follow a subsequent catalog. Students are reminded to refer to their designated catalog for information related to University requirements for curriculum, graduation, probation/suspension, and other general information.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Texas State University
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Texas State University’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 Texas State. 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 State University’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Texas State’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Texas State’s 2019-2020 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.
Released on October 17, 2019