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.
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 70 college-level hours, of which 59 will transfer and apply as EDUC 1300, MATH 1314, MATH 2412 and 1 SCH of ENGR 1304 will transfer, but will NOT be applicable towards the Texas Tech University baccalaureate degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Note: Texas Tech University accepts a maximum of 80 college-level hours in transfer towards a baccalaureate degree.
Note: A grade of C or better is required for all courses in a Texas Tech University engineering degree plan.
Note: Texas Tech University states that an engineering course may be repeated only one time after a course drop, withdrawal, or failure to achieve a “C” or higher. A maximum of three engineering courses may be repeated.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree complete, but NOT core complete and NOT 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 Mechanical Engineering
§ denotes THECB Field of Study Curriculum Course
The Field of Study (FOS) curriculum for Mechanical Engineering is for students who are seeking a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with a major in Mechanical Engineering. 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/9825.PDF?CFID=98730995&CFTOKEN=10152566
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 April 16, 2020