Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 62 college-level hours, of which 59 will transfer and apply as EDUC 1300 will transfer but will NOT be applicable towards the Sam Houston State University baccalaureate degree in Dance.
Note: Sam Houston 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: Sam Houston State University recommends that students take and complete 15-16 SCH per semester.
Note: Sam Houston State University requires only grades of C or higher in all dance courses that will apply towards the BFA in Dance.
Note: Sam Houston State University requires their DANC 1201 Pilates-based Conditioning for Dance. Students must complete ACD KINE 1131 Pilates I and KINE 2131 Pilates II in order to earn credit for their DANC 1201.
Note: Sam Houston State University requires 6 SCH of Ballet Dance Technique. Students must complete 6 SCH from ACD DANC 1241 Beginning Ballet and DANC 2241 Intermediate Ballet in order to earn credit for their DANC 1333 Ballet Dance Technique I/DANC 2333 Ballet Dance Technique II. Be advised students will need to repeat ACD DANC 1241 or DANC 2241 once to meet the 6 SCH requirement.
Note: Sam Houston State University requires 6 SCH of Modern Dance Technique. Students must complete 6 SCH from ACD DANC 1245 Beginning Modern Dance and DANC 2245 Intermediate Modern Dance in order to earn credit for their DANC 1334 Modern Dance Technique I/DANC 2334 Modern Dance Technique II. Be advised students will need to repeat ACD DANC 1245 or DANC 2245 once to meet the 6 SCH requirement.
Note: Sam Houston State University Undergraduate Admission to the BFA in Dance is by audition only. For more information, please visit: https://www.shsu.edu/academics/dance/future-students/auditions.html
Note: Sam Houston State University based on specific degree requirements students may still be behind in credit hours when transferring. See SHSU Advisor for more information.
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.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Sam Houston State University
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Sam Houston 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 SHSU. 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 SHSU’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are SHSU’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Sam Houston 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.