Feb 06, 2023
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.
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 63 college-level hours, of which 60 will transfer and apply as EDUC 1300 will transfer but will NOT be applicable towards the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley business baccalaureate degree in Information Systems.
Note: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 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: UTRGV requires QUMT 2398 as their Component Area Option (90) Core, UTRGV waives QUMT 2398 if student transfers as core complete. If student transfers prior to Core Completion students will lose 3 SCH of ACD Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core or ACD Additional Communication (90) Core .
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 Admission Requirements for UTRGV Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship (VCoBE)
All students following a VCoBE degree must meet the following VCoBE Admission Requirements to apply:
- Must have completed at least 15 credit hours in the General Education Core (including ECON 2301 with a “C” or better)
- Must have completed the final 18 credit hours of Business Foundation courses (or Economics Foundation for Majors in BA- Economics) with a “C” or better in each course
- Must have a minimum 2.6 GPA in the combined General Education Core and Business Foundation Core, including transfer coursework
- Students who are currently enrolled in their final Business Foundation courses are encouraged to apply
- Admission to UTRGV does not guarantee admission to VCoBE
- All grades must show on Degree Works or Transcript on file, in order for application to be considered
- If student is denied, student will need to re-apply after requirements are met
Additional University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Advising Notes
Things to do and remember upon Admission to UTRGV:
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to UTRGV, 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.utrgv.edu/advising/advising-collaborative/advisor-contacts/index.htm.
- Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within the UTRGV requirements for this degree plan from the UTRGV Undergraduate Catalog or visit the web site at https://www.utrgv.edu/en-us/
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at UTRGV as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
Using This Transfer Advising Guide with The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
This Transfer Advising Guide represents UTRGV’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 UTRGV. 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 UTRGV’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are UTRGV’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s 2019-2020 Undergraduate 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 February 22, 2021