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.
- Select an Elective will transfer as TxST Elective
- Select an Elective will transfer as TxST Elective
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 60 college-level hours, of which 58 will transfer and apply as 2 SCH of EDUC 1300 will transfer, but will NOT be applicable towards the Texas State University baccalaureate degree in Healthcare Administration.
Note: Texas State University accepts a maximum of 66 college-level hours in transfer towards a baccalaureate degree.
Note: [Texas State University Requirement] If two years of the same modern language were taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of modern language taken in high school, then two semesters of the same modern language (1410 and 1420) must be taken at the college level, and the requirement will be added to the student’s degree audit.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree complete and 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 College Admission Requirements for Texas State University
- The Bachelor of Healthcare Administration (B.H.A.) degree with a major in Healthcare Administration requires admission to the university and admission to the program.
- Any student in Texas State may declare Pre-Healthcare Administration as the major. To declare Pre-Healthcare Administration as a major, contact the School Administrative Assistant and schedule an appointment with the B.H.A. Director.
- Admission to the Healthcare Administration program is competitive with a limited number of applicants accepted to each class. In addition to the minimum criteria for program consideration, applicants to the B.H.A. program are required to have an interview with the B.H.A. Program Director.
- A Texas State GPA of 2.75 or higher is required for application for admission.
- Successful completion of all general education core curriculum and support courses with a “C” or better in the following courses: MATH 1315 or an equivalent, ECO 2301 or ECO 2314, HP 3325 or an equivalent, and HA 3308.
- Completion of a writing exam administered by the School of Health Administration. Exam details will be given at the beginning of each application period.
- Completion of the application does not guarantee acceptance to the B.H.A. program. You must complete prerequisites and meet the above requirements for program acceptance. If accepted and you fail to complete prerequisites, your enrollment in HA classes will be delayed until prerequisites are completed.
- The application packet to the B.H.A. program should be submitted by the posted deadline and include: B.H.A. Application (Click here), Interview Sheet signed by the B.H.A. Program Director (See below) Interview with the B.H.A. Program Director — signature required on the application; Copy of current schedule (Texas State and other college or university); Statement of Purpose; Passing score on PUG must be on file by application deadline.
- The Statement of Purpose is a short essay that explains why you wish to be admitted to this program. It provides information about your interest in the health administration profession. The essay should be no longer than one single-spaced page. Be sure to check your essay’s grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
- The application packet is due: (if the 1st falls on a weekend or holiday, application is due by NOON next working day) Application Deadline for spring - October 1 and the Application Deadline for fall - March 1
- Applications are to be turned in to the Health Admission Office.
Additional Texas State University Advising Notes
Texas State University Admission:
1. Submit a completed application, all supporting documents, including an official high school transcript and transcript(s) from every institution attended and application fee, to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the stated priority date.
2. For students with 1-15 transferable hours: minimum 2.0 GPA in all transferable coursework and meet freshman admission standards.
3. For students with 16-29 transferable hours must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in all transferable course work. Students with 30 or more transferable hours must have a minimum 2.25 GPA in all transferable course work. All students must be eligible to return to all previous institutions and be at least one full semester out of high school.
Students transferring to Texas State from a community college may elect to follow the Texas State undergraduate catalog that was in effect at the time they enrolled at their community college. Students may also, with the approval of their College Dean, follow a subsequent catalog. Students are reminded to refer to their designated catalog for information related to University requirements for curriculum, graduation, probation/suspension, and other general information.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Texas State University
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Texas State University’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 State. 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 Texas State University’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Texas State’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Texas State’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 October 17, 2019