Lower Division Requirements at the Alamo Colleges District for an AAS degree
The courses in this section meet the requirements for an Associate of Applied Science 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 Angelo State University. 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 Angelo State University 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.
- + Select an Elective will transfer as ASU Elective
- + Select an Elective will transfer as ASU Elective
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 90 college-level hours, of which 90 will transfer and apply towards the Angelo State University baccalaureate degree in Applied Arts and Sciences (Criminal Justice).
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.
Note: Angelo State University (ASU) offers students the option to complete the remaining ASU degree required courses via face-to-face format or 100% online for the BAAS in Criminal Justice.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree complete, Associate of Arts (AA) degree complete, core 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.
Field of Study Curriculum for Criminal Justice
§ denotes THEBC Field of Study Curriculum Course
The Criminal Justice Field of Study is designed to provide students with a basic foundation in legal studies. Students will gain a broad understanding of the historical and philosophical basis of criminal law as well as the substantive and procedural aspects.
Additional information can be found at http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/0907.PDF?CFID=61855030&CFTOKEN=21121764
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 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 2021-2022 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 December 8, 2021