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Planning Your Transfer from TCC to Another School

You can apply the basics / Core Curriculum course credits you earn at TCC toward a bachelor's degree at a university.

How do I start planning my transfer to another school?

It is never too early to start the planning process in order to make the most of your money, time, and course selection at TCC.

  1. Identify your career goals and the level of degree or education needed.
  2. Meet with an academic advisor or the Transfer Center staff to help you plan your courses and transfer options. Continue to meet with an advisor every semester to ensure you stay on track.
  3. Research other schools to pick the one that's the right fit for you.

What are the steps to transfer to another school?

  1. Apply to the college or university where you plan to complete your bachelor's degree.
  2. Apply for scholarships and financial aid, such as grants, work-study or loans.
  3. Check your admissions status online.

How do I know if/how my TCC credits will transfer?

There are a few options to ensure your TCC credits will be counted toward your 4-year degree:

  • Meet with a Transfer Center advisor: If the process seems overwhelming, our Transfer Center staff can help you compare your courses to a transfer equivalency guide or degree plan for many of your institutions of choice.
  • Visit the Transfer Collaborative: The Transfer Collaborative illustrates the academic path from your associate of applied science degree to your Bachelor of applied arts and science degree for schools in North Texas.
  • Find courses in the Texas Common Course Numbering System: Schools in Texas follow a common numbering system for the first two years of lower-division coursework in community colleges and universities. The TCCNS lists the course equivalents for Texas universities and colleges.

Updated July 13, 2020