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Business Administration (Multiple Majors) - AA to BBA - Texas State University (TxST) 2021-2022

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For the following majors:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

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.

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Semester IV

Semester V

Semester VI

Applicable Transfer Credit Hours

This Transfer Advising Guide provides 66 college-level hours, of which 66 will transfer and apply towards the Texas State University business baccalaureate degree in Business Administration.

Note: Texas State University 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:  [Texas State University Requirement] If two years of the same modern language were taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree.  In the absence of modern language taken in high school, then two semesters of the same modern language (1410 and 1420) must be taken at the college level, and the requirement will be added to the student’s degree audit.

Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is degree complete, core complete and field of study complete.

Milestone Course(s)

*** 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.

Field of Study Curriculum for Business Administration and Management

§ denotes THECB Field of Study Curriculum Course

The Business Administration and Management Field of Study Curriculum is for students who are seeking a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a major in business.

The Business Administration and Management FOS applies to all baccalaureate programs in Business within the 52 two-digit CIP code, other than Economics and International Economics (which have a separate FOSC) and Specialized Sales, Merchandising, and Marketing Operations (CIP 52.1999.00).

Additional information can be found at

Texas State University’s McCoy College of Business Administration Admission


Business Administration majors (Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Computer Information Systems) within the McCoy College of Business are classified as Limited Access. Applicants must meet the following admission requirements to be admitted to one of these programs.

Applicant Type

McCoy Admission Requirements


Meet Assured Admission (or Holistic Review)

Transfer with 1-15 Credit Hours

2.0 Cumulative GPA
Meet Freshman Assured Admission Standards

Transfer with 16-29 Credit Hours

2.5 Cumulative GPA
ENG 1310 (TCCN: ENGL 1301) with grade of B or better

Transfer with 30 + Credit Hours

3.25 Cumulative GPA
ENG 1310 (TCCN: ENGL 1301)
ENG 1320 (TCCN: ENGL 1302)
MATH 1329 (TCCN: MATH 1325)
(Minimum of one B and two Cs in these three courses)

Second Degree Seeker

2.5 Cumulative GPA in first bachelor’s degree

Applicants who do not meet these requirements may be admitted to the University College as an Exploratory Professional major and work with their academic advisor to meet the admission requirements for their preferred McCoy program.

30+ Hours After High School

Students with 30 or more hours of college coursework completed after high school graduation

Eligibility to Apply: Students with 30+ hours must have the following three courses (or their approved equivalents) completed and posted to their TXST record to apply:

  • ENG 1310 (TCCN: ENGL 1301) - College Writing I
  • ENG 1320 (TCCN: ENGL 1302) - College Writing II
  • MATH 1329 (TCCN: MATH 1325) - Mathematics for Business & Economics II OR MATH 2471 (TCCN: 2413) - Calculus I OR MATH 2472 (TCCN: 2414) - Calculus II

Automatic Admission: Must meet requirements for Assured Admission for Transfer Students AND have an overall GPA of a 3.25 or higher

Competitive Review Admission: Applicants with an overall GPA below a 3.25 but at least a 2.50 or higher will be considered for admission through a competitive review process. To be eligible for admission, candidates must earn grades of at least one B and two C’s in ENG 1310 (TCCN: ENGL 1301), ENG 1320 (TCCN: ENGL 1302) and MATH 1329 (TCCN: MATH 1325) or their equivalents. Students under competitive review who do not meet these minimum grades will be denied admission to McCoy College.



Additional Texas State University Advising Notes

Texas State University Admission:

1. Submit a completed application, all supporting documents, including an official high school transcript and transcript(s) from every institution attended and application fee, to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the stated priority date.

2. For students with 1-15 transferable hours: minimum 2.0 GPA in all transferable coursework and meet freshman admission standards.

3. For students with 16-29 transferable hours must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in all transferable course work. Students with 30 or more transferable hours must have a minimum 2.25 GPA in all transferable course work. All students must be eligible to return to all previous institutions and be at least one full semester out of high school.

Students transferring to Texas State from a community college may elect to follow the Texas State University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog that was in effect at the time they enrolled at their community college. Students may also, with the approval of their College Dean, follow a subsequent catalog. Students are reminded to refer to their designated catalog for information related to University requirements for curriculum, graduation, probation/suspension, and other general information.

Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Texas State University

This Transfer Advising Guide represents Texas 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 Texas State. 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 State University’s requirements frequently.

Course numbers in italics are Texas State’s course numbers.

This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Texas State University’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.

Release Date:

Released on December 8, 2021

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