Feb 02, 2023
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.
Applicable Transfer Credit Hours
This Transfer Advising Guide provides 67 college-level hours, of which 67 will transfer and apply towards the Concordia University baccalaureate degree in Political Science.
Note: Concordia University accepts a maximum of 83 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: Concordia University requires all courses to be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
Note: For the Alamo Colleges District this transfer advising guide is core complete, degree complete and field of study 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.
Concordia University Experiential Learning Component
Concordia University requires that all students complete the experiential learning component. Each student must complete one or more of the following options totaling three credit hours or more:
- Internship course (30+ hours), must be taken in residence
- Practicum course (30+ hours), must be taken in residence
- Travel course (4+ days), must be taken in residence
- Semester abroad* (10+ weeks)
- Approved experience-based course (such as SOC 1301), must be taken in residence
- EDU 3312, EDU 3333, EDU 3305
- RDG 3342
- SPED 3301
- REDU 3398
- ENG 3307
- SOC 1301
- BIO 1101, BIO 1102, BIO 1103, BIO 1104, BIO 1105, BIO 1106, BIO 3302, BIO3370, BIO 4410
- HRM 4315
- SCI 3303, SCI 3304
- COM 3398
Additional Concordia University Advising Notes
- Make an appointment with the academic advisor of the major, once accepted to Concordia 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.concordia.edu/resources/student-central/student-central-team.html
- Refer to the official source of information on specific courses within Concordia University requirements for this degree plan from the Concordia University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog.
- Pay close attention to course sequencing and availability at Concordia University as it will affect the time it takes to complete the degree program.
Using this Transfer Advising Guide with Concordia University
This Transfer Advising Guide represents Concordia 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 Concordia 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 Concordia University’s requirements frequently.
Course numbers in italics are Concordia University’s course numbers.
This Transfer Advising Guide is based upon Concordia 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.
Released on November 8, 2022