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.
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 75 college-level hours, of which 75 will transfer and apply towards the Angelo State University baccalaureate degree in Biology.
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.
Students may still the following Angelo State University degree required courses:
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is core complete, degree complete and field of study 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.
*** 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.
Field of Study Curriculum for Biology
§ denotes THECB Field of Study Curriculum Course
The Field of Study (FOS) curriculum for Biology is for students who are seeking a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with a major in Biology, including all biology specializations. The field of study curriculum has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).
Additional information can be found at http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/11311.PDF?CFID=97320179&CFTOKEN=75209592
Additional Angelo State University Advising Notes
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to Angelo State 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. Information on academic advising can be found at https://www.angelo.edu/dept/advising/
- Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within Angelo State University requirements for this degree plan from the Angelo State University Undergraduate Catalog.
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at Angelo State University as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
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 2020-2021 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 April 16, 2021