Lower Division Requirements at the Alamo Colleges District for an AAS degree and an AA degree
The courses in this section meet the requirements for an Associate of Applied Science degree and an Associate of Arts degree. The Graduation section in any catalog of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District lists additional Degree/Certificate Requirements.
(+) Associate of Arts (AA) - Additional University Degree Requirements
Upon completion of Semester VI, students can earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. The coursework below/coursework outside the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree plan are degree required courses for Texas A&M University - San Antonio. Once the student completes the coursework following Semester VI, student will then become eligible to earn an Associate of Arts (AA) degree with the Alamo Colleges District. ALL courses within this transfer advising guide will transfer and apply towards Texas A&M University - San Antonio Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree with the exception of those listed in the Applicable Transfer Credit Hours section.
+ denotes Applicable courses towards the Associate of Arts (AA) degree for Alamo Colleges District. See Graduation Requirements for the Alamo Colleges District section for more information.
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 81 college-level hours, of which 81 will transfer and apply towards the Texas A&M University - San Antonio baccalaureate degree in Applied Arts and Sciences (Criminology and Criminal Justice Concentration).
Note: Texas A&M University - San Antonio 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: Texas A&M University - San Antonio will accept 20 SCH of Technical/Vocational credits for this major based on degree requirements.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree complete, Associate of Arts (AA) 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.
Alamo Colleges District Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements apply to certificates, reverse transfers, associate degrees, associate of applied science degrees, advanced technical certificates and enhanced skills certificates. A student may earn a total of one AA, one AAT, and one AS degree from the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District. In order to be eligible for multiple degrees, at least fifteen hours for any additional degree must be unique to that degree and not part of any degrees previously earned from the colleges of the Alamo Colleges District. If the student qualifies for a degree from more than one college of the Alamo Colleges District, the degree will be awarded by the home college. Students may earn multiple distinct certificates and AAS degrees from the college(s) offering the awards.
For more information on Graduation, please visit your home college:
For more information please visit with your Certified Advisor to determine eligibility.
Additional Texas A&M University - San Antonio Advising Notes
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to Texas A&M University - San Antonio, 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 http://www.tamusa.edu/advising.
- Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within Texas A&M University - San Antonio requirements for this degree plan from Texas A&M University - San Antonio 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog or visit the web site at https://catalog.tamusa.edu
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at Texas A&M University - San Antonio as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Texas A&M University - San Antonio
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Texas A&M University - San Antonio 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 - San Antonio. 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 A&M University- San Antonio’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Texas A&M University - San Antonio’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Texas A&M University - San Antonio’s 2021-2022 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 November 12, 2021