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 68 college-level hours, of which 65 will transfer and apply as EDUC 1300 will transfer, but will NOT be applicable towards the Texas Tech University business baccalaureate degree in Energy Commerce.
Note: Texas Tech University accepts a maximum of 80 college-level hours in transfer towards a baccalaureate degree. However, Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business states a maximum of 72 hours can be accepted provided none of the courses are vocational, workforce education, career, or upper-division courses. Due to the tiered progression of the business baccalaureates 72 SCH may be the maximum transfer hour limit.
Note: Texas Tech University Foreign Language Requirement for the Rawls College of Business - Any student who is admitted to the university without two years of high school credit (8th through 12th grades) in the same foreign language must complete two semesters of a single foreign language in college. The college-level foreign language courses will replace free electives in the degree program when applicable.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree complete but NOT core 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.
Special Department Admission Requirements for Texas Tech University College of Business
Admission of Transfer Students
Students planning to take their first two years of work at a junior or community college should follow the lower-division degree plan. A maximum of 72 hours can be accepted provided none of the courses are vocational, workforce education, career, or upper-division courses.
Courses that are acceptable from a four-year institution are the lower-division requirements, free electives, and the following upper-division core: BLAW 3391, FIN 3320, ISQS 3344, MGT 3370, and MKT 3350. The last 30 hours must be taken while registered in the Rawls College of Business.
Students transferring from any institution must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a minimum of 18 hours from any college or university and be TSI compliant. Transfer credit is not used in the calculation of a student’s Texas Tech grade point average. The Rawls College of Business has the authority for determining which transfer courses apply toward a B.B.A. degree program. Only free electives will be accepted as pass/ fail. Official transcripts from all institutions are needed before the acceptance of transfer credit.
Students requesting permission to transfer from another college at Texas Tech must have a 3.0 TTU GPA on a minimum of 18 hours, exclusive of credit earned by exam, and be TSI compliant. A student is officially admitted to the college by a formal transfer completed by the Undergraduate Services Center. Upper-division business and economics courses will be used in the degree program if the student had a 2.75 GPA when the courses were taken and the B.B.A. lower-division business core was completed. No business administration minor course can be used in place of a major requirement unless approved at time of transfer.
The last 30 hours prior to graduation must be taken while enrolled in the Rawls College of Business.
Texas Tech University Undergraduate Degree Requirements
Alamo Colleges District developed each Transfer Advising Guide with the understanding to account for Texas Tech University Uniform Undergraduate Degree Requirements as well as Texas Tech University college-specific requirements, if applicable.
The Texas Tech University Uniform Undergraduate Degree Requirements apply to all Texas Tech undergraduates regardless of their major or college. The requirements have six components:
- General Requirements
- Core Curriculum Requirement
- Multicultural Requirement
- Foreign Language Requirement
- Science Laboratory Requirement
- Communication Literacy Requirement
For more information on Texas Tech University Academic Requirements, visit https://catalog.ttu.edu/content.php?catoid=11&navoid=1210
Additional Texas Tech University Advising Notes
Things to do and remember upon Admission to Texas Tech University:
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Texas Tech University
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Texas Tech’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 Tech University. 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 Texas Tech University’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Texas Tech University’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Texas Tech University’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 February 3, 2020