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.
- MATH 2413 - Calculus I º will transfer as MATH 2413 [Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Mathematics (20) Core] (grade must be a “C” or better)
- Select one course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core will transfer as Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Language, Philosophy and Culture (40) Core
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 69 college-level hours, of which 63 will transfer and apply as EDUC 1300 and MATH 1314 will transfer but will NOT be applicable towards the Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi baccalaureate degree in Mathematics.
Note: Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi accepts a maximum of 66 college-level hours in transfer towards a baccalaureate degree. Students must complete the specified number of advanced credits and credits in residence for their degrees.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree complete but NOT 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.
AS Approved Course Requirements
º denotes an Alamo Colleges District AS Approved Course Requirement
The Associate of Science (AS) is designed to align closely with the first half of a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. Students should follow the pre-major AS to BS Transfer Advising Guide for the major and university selected. The Transfer Advising Guides are developed in conjunction with the senior institution to which the student plans to transfer.
To be awarded the AS degree at one of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District, students must have 9 hours of AS Approved Course Requirements not included in the 42 hours of Core Curriculum. Please check with your advisor for assistance.
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Foreign Language University Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
At least two high school credits in one foreign language or American Sign Language OR two semesters of study with passing grades in a single foreign language or American Sign Language at the college level are required for graduation from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. This requirement may be met by earning a CLEP, AP, or ACTFL score equivalent to one year of college-level foreign language study. If students decide to meet this requirement by taking two semesters at the University, an assessment test must be taken prior to registering in order to be placed in the appropriate language course.
International students who have successfully passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 550 or higher, scored a 6.5 or higher on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), OR have successfully completed the English as a Second Language International (ESLI) course of study may elect to choose English as their second language to meet the above requirement. Additionally, international and naturalized students who have provided proof of completion of high school in a foreign language (their native language) and who have successfully completed the English Composition and Oral Communication components of the University Core Curriculum Program may choose English as their second language to meet this requirement. English is considered to be the first language for all other students.
For more information on Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Degree Requirements, visit: https://catalog.tamucc.edu/content.php?catoid=22&navoid=1016
Additional Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Advising Notes
Things to do and remember upon Admission to Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi:
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, 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://ucoll.tamucc.edu/academic_advising.html
- Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within the Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi requirements for this degree plan from the Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Undergraduate Catalog or visit the web site at www.tamucc.edu
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
This Transfer Advising Guide represents the Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 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 A&M University - Corpus Christi. 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 the Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are the Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon the Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi’s 2020-2021 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 October 23, 2020