Transfer Information

Transfer Information

Responsibilities for Transfer Degrees

  • It is your responsibility to know the specific requirements of the college or university to which you plan to transfer. This responsibility includes knowing course requirements, number of credit hours accepted and grade-point average for admission.
  • You should consult with your academic advisor at the earliest opportunity after being admitted to Del Mar College and begin developing an education plan. Thereafter, you should confer with the advisor regularly each semester while completing the education plan toward the associate degree.
  • Where transferability permits, course substitution is permitted on recommendation of advisor and approval of both the dean of your major area and the dean over the course in question.

Associate in Arts (AA) Degree

The Associate in Arts (AA) Degree is designed to prepare the student to transfer to a four-year institution of higher education to complete a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Del Mar College offers AA degrees in areas related to the business, arts, humanities, science and social sciences

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce in one of the identified Del Mar College career and technical programs.

Bachelor of Applied Arts & Science (BAAS) Degree

The Bachelor of Applied Arts & Science (BAAS) Degree is specifically designed for the student who has completed an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) from a community college. The degree represents advanced academic education which augments and advances prior applied and technical training. It is a fully accredited Bachelor’s Degree that is offered at many Texas colleges and universities. It is a bachelor’s program with many tracks with specific characteristics that distinguish it from other types of four-year degrees such as the BA, BS, BBA, BSW, etc. It is multidisciplinary in focus consisting of additional general education (core curriculum) courses and a block of professional core courses. A BAAS degree has a minimum of 120 credit hours. 

BAAS graduates are found in a variety of career fields. Many work in business, state and local government, nonprofit agencies or a fields directly associated with the specialization of their AAS degree. Many Texas universities will accept Del Mar College’s AAS degrees into their BAAS programs. BAAS degree tracks vary greatly from one institution to another, for specific information click on the university links that are provided below:

Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) Degree

The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree is intended for transfer to baccalaureate programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification. Each of the three AAT specializations is designed to prepare teachers for the various certifications offered in Texas. The degree plan best suited to the desired certification should be followed and transferred to a university to complete Texas teacher certification requirements.

Transfer Guides

Find information about the transfer process at Texas colleges and universities using the links below.

Page last updated June 28, 2021.