Lower Division Requirements at the Alamo Colleges District for an AS degree
The courses in this section meet the requirements for an Associate of Science degree. The Graduation section in any catalog of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District lists additional Degree/Certificate Requirements.
- ENGL 1302 - Composition II will transfer as ENGL 1302 [Texas A&M University - Kingsville Communication (10) Core] (grade must be a “C” or better)
- Select one course from the American History (60) Core will transfer as Texas A&M University - Kingsville American History (60) Core
- MATH 1316 - Plane Trigonometry (AS Approved Course Requirement) will transfer as MATH 1316 [Texas A&M University - Kingsville Mathematics (20) Core]
- *** § BIOL 1407 - Biology for Science Majors II (AS Approved Course Requirement) will transfer as BIOL 1307 AND BIOL 1107 [Texas A&M University - Kingsville Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core]
- Select one BIOL Elective (4 SCH) will transfer as Texas A&M University - Kingsville Biology Elective
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 64 college-level hours, of which 62 will transfer and apply as 1 SCH of EDUC 1300 and 1 SCH of MATH 1442 will transfer but will NOT be applicable towards the Texas A&M University - Kingsville baccalaureate degree in Biology.
Note: Texas A&M University - Kingsville 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: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree complete, but is NOT core complete and NOT field of study complete.
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Transfer Excellence Scholarship
The Transfer Excellence Scholarship is awarded to students who transfer to Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) with at least a 3.0 transfer GPA. To receive this award, students must also have completed 15 or more semester credit hours from a regionally accredited institution and must enroll at TAMUK full-time. This scholarship is renewable for students who maintain a 3.0 GPA and complete 30 semester credit hours each year.
2019 Award Amounts
*** 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.
Field of Study Curriculum for Biology
§ denotes THECB Field of Study Curriculum Course
The Field of Study (FOS) curriculum for Biology is for students who are seeking a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with a major in Biology, including all biology specializations. The field of study curriculum has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).
Additional information can be found at http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/11311.PDF?CFID=97320179&CFTOKEN=75209592
Additional Texas A&M University - Kingsville Advising Notes
Things to do and remember upon Admission to Texas A&M University-Kingsville
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 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.tamuk.edu/studentsuccess.
- Read and refer to the official source of information on specific courses within the Texas A&M University-Kingsville requirements for this degree plan from the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Undergraduate Catalog or visit the web site at www.tamuk.edu
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at Texas A&M University-Kingsville as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Texas A&M University - Kingsville
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Texas A&M University-Kingsville’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 A&M University-Kingsville. 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 A&M University-Kingsville’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Texas A&M University - Kingsville’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 September 6, 2019