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.
To be taken in Summer semester prior to Semester I
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 71 college-level hours, of which 60 will transfer and apply, as EDUC 1300, 3 SCH of Additional Communication (90) Core, 3 SCH of Additional LPC (90) Core, 1 SCH of MATH 1442 and 1 SCH of CHEM 1405/CHEM 1105 or CHEM 1411/CHEM 1111 will transfer but will NOT be applicable towards the University of Texas Health San Antonio baccalaureate degree in Nursing.
Note: University of Texas Health San Antonio accepts a maximum of 66 hours towards a baccalaureate degree. Students must complete the specified number of advanced credits and credits in residence for their degrees.
Note: University of Texas Health San Antonio requires that all transfer courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
Note: Students MUST complete all required math and science courses by the application deadline.
Note: Applicants who do NOT hold a baccalaureate degree from a Texas public institution will need to complete 51 of the 60 semester hours of required prerequisite courses PRIOR to the application deadline: Fall - February 1st, Spring - August 1st. Students will be required to submit a final Alamo Colleges transcript to the UT Health registrar if admitted to Nursing program.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District, this transfer advising guide is core complete, degree complete, and field of study 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.
Field of Study Curriculum for Nursing
§ denotes THECB Field of Study Curriculum Course
The Nursing FOS is charged with identifying and recommending to the Coordinating Board the block of courses which may be transferred to a general academic teaching institution for the Nursing degree program into which the student transfers.
Additional information can be found at: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/0911.PDF?CFID=73277687&CFTOKEN=24657618
Special Department Admissions Requirements at University of Texas Health San Antonio for Nursing
BSN Admission Criteria
- Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
- Minimum 3.0 on all prerequisite courses
- Minimum 65 cumulative score on the new TEAS Exam. Visit ATI for more information. Please note, the examination must be taken prior to the application deadline and may only be taken once per admission cycle. Admitted students who score below 70 on the reading portion of the TEAS examination will be required to participate in a reading intervention program sponsored through the School of Nursing Student Success Center.
ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE NEW ATI TEAS EXAMINATION.
- Competitive applicants will be invited to complete an online interview and writing sample.
- Complete all required math and science courses by the application deadline.
- Complete the required prerequisite courses. Applicants who do not hold a baccalaureate degree from a Texas public institution will need to complete 51 of the 60 semester hours of required prerequisite courses prior to the application deadline.
- Submit an application via NursingCAS, the Centralized Application Service for Nursing Programs by 10:59pm on the day of the application deadline
- Submit official transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended to NursingCAS by the application deadline
- All official credit by examination score reports must be received by the UT Health San Antonio by the application deadline. The UT Health San Antonio school code is 6908.
- International applicants are required to submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores prior to the application deadline. The UT Health San Antonio school code is 6908. International applicants who have attended a foreign university are also required to submit an official foreign credentialing evaluation from an approved Foreign Credentialing Service.
Application Deadline: Deadline for fall entrance is February 1. Deadline for spring entrance is August 1.
Additional University of Texas Health San Antonio Advising Notes
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to the University of Texas Health 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 https://students.uthscsa.edu/registrar/.
- Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within the University of Texas Health San Antonio requirements for this degree plan from the University of Texas Health San Antonio’s Undergraduate Catalog.
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at the University of Texas Health San Antonio as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with the University of Texas Health San Antonio
This Transfer Advising Guide represents the University of Texas Health 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 the University of Texas Health 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 the University of Texas Health San Antonio’s degree requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are the University of Texas Health San Antonio’s degree course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon the University of Texas Health San Antonio’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 5, 2019