Lower Division Requirements at the Alamo Colleges District for an AAS degree
The courses in this section meet the requirements for an Associate of Applied 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 69 college-level hours, of which 67 will transfer and apply, as ITNW 2264 will transfer, but will NOT be applicable towards the Wayland Baptist University baccalaureate degree of Applied Science (Network Technology Studies Specialization).
Note: Wayland Baptist University accepts a maximum of 72 hours towards a baccalaureate degree. Students must complete the specified number of advanced credits and credits in residence for their degrees.
Students may still take the following Wayland Baptist University degree required courses:
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree 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.
Additional Program Information
Students earning this degree will be prepared to pursue information technology and networking careers in a variety of industries, including health care, financial services, education, entertainment, and more. With an emphasis on practical experience, students learn the basics of routing, switching, wireless, troubleshooting, and other advanced technologies to prepare for the globally-recognized Cisco CCNA® certification, continued education, and for entry-level career opportunities such as Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Installer, Network Technician, or Help Desk Technician. Post Network Associate (CCNA®) students may choose to pursue the Network Professional (CCNP®) certification. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average growth and excellent job prospects for Network Administrators.
Additional Wayland Baptist University Advising Notes
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to the Wayland Baptist University, 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://www.wbu.edu/campuses/san-antonio/advising.htm
- Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within the Wayland Baptist University requirements for this degree plan from Wayland Baptist University Undergraduate Catalog.
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at the Wayland Baptist University as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Wayland Baptist University
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Wayland Baptist University 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 Wayland Baptist University. 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 Wayland Baptist University’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Wayland Baptist University’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Wayland Baptist 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 August 26, 2019