Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 63 college-level hours, of which 63 will transfer and apply towards the Angelo State University baccalaureate degree in Theatre with All-Level Teacher Certification.
Note: Angelo State University 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: Angelo State University requires that all transfer courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is core complete and degree complete.
Angelo State University Transfer Scholarship Information
Alamo Colleges District students transferring to Angelo State University with a 2.5 GPA will be awarded a Carr Academic Transfer Scholarship. This scholarship is automatically awarded once the student is admitted to Angelo State University.
Each College President in the Alamo Colleges District may nominate/designate Carr Presidential Transfer Scholars.
Finally, Angelo State University will award a scholarship to Alamo Colleges District students that are members of Phi Theta Kappa.
Angelo State University stacks scholarships.
Special Admission Requirements for Angelo State University Teacher Certification
Procedures for Admission to the Educator Preparation Program
Candidates apply for admission to the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) when they have completed at least 60 semester credit hours. Instructions for applying to the EPP are available on the College of Education website. The Texas Education Agency requires a Technology Fee for all candidates, the fee must be paid before acceptance into the EPP.
At the time of application to the Educator Preparation Program, all applicants must demonstrate that they have:
• Completed EPP interview in EPI Center
• Completed 60 SCH with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 at the time of application to the Educator Preparation Program.
• Completed at least 12 SCH in the major/teaching field (or 15 SCH if mathematics or science major) coursework with no grade lower than a “C” and a GPA of a minimum 2.75.
• Completed the coursework to demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, mathematics, and communication. To demonstrate proficiency, the candidate must complete the following with a grade of “C” or better:
· Reading - History 1301 and 1302, and Political Science 2305 and 2306.
· Writing - English 1301 and 1302 (or English 2311 if Secondary or All-level Certification).
· Mathematics - Mathematics 1314 or equivalent.
· Oral Communication - Communication 1315.
• Have met the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI). The TSI skill requirements are normally met at the time of admission to the university or through required coursework. For more information about the TSI, visit the Angelo State University TSI website.
• Angelo State University’s candidates demonstrate acceptable teacher behavior. Candidates will be evaluated on these behaviors through the assessment of teacher dispositions. At the point of admission to the Educator Preparation Program, students are required to review and accept the unit’s dispositions. To view the dispositions visit the College of Education website.
Certification: Grades 7 to 12 and All-Level
Candidates pursuing grades 7 to 12 or all-level certification in an area where the semester hour requirement for the major is:
• If the degree major has 30-42 semester hours must have grade point averages in the major of 2.75 (cumulative) with no grade lower than a “C” in all required courses completed and must have completed a minimum 24 semester hours (including 9 advanced hours) in order to be eligible to clinical teach.
• If the degree major has more than 42 semester hours must have grade point averages in the major of 2.75 (cumulative) with no grade lower than a “C” in all required courses completed and must have completed a minimum of 48 semester hours (including 18 advanced) in order to be eligible to clinical teach.
• Candidates must have completed all required advanced Pedagogy and Professional responsibilities courses (Education 4321, Education 4322, Educational Psychology 3303 and Reading 4320) with grade point averages of 2.75 (cumulative) with no grade lower than a “C” in order to be eligible to clinical teach.
Candidates seeking additional certification areas must meet the same requirements as listed above.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Angelo State University
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Angelo 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 Angelo State 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 Angelo State University’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Angelo State University’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Angelo State 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.