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Colleges, Majors & Transfer Course Sheets

Selecting a major is a critical component in the transfer process. Each major has its own transfer applicant admission requirements, so make sure to review each major of interest’s prerequisites. Visit for the most current information, or contact the Prospective Student Center nearest you. 

Coursework for desired majors is available on the Transfer Course Sheets next to your intended major listed under each college below. It is to a student’s advantage to follow the guidelines and complete courses as outlined on the Transfer Course Sheets and in the catalog. Applicants who begin a set of courses which have a two-semester sequence are encouraged to complete both courses in the sequence before planning to transfer to Texas A&M.

Transfer Course Sheet Guidelines

  • Meeting the minimum requirements listed in the Transfer Course Sheets does NOT guarantee admission.
  • Transfer Course Sheets are meant to be used as a guide in addition to the Undergraduate Catalog and College/Department Academic Advisors.
  • Academic and coursework requirements vary by major and are subject to change each year.
  • Competitive applicants will have appropriate coursework graded/completed at time of application with the highest GPA.
  • Second-choice majors are NOT considered by every college/major, and admission as a second-choice is often more competitive.

The Transfer Course Sheets are supported in a partnership between the Office of Admissions and the Academic Colleges at Texas A&M University are subject to change during the year.  Students are reminded to review the information provided on the Transfer Courses Sheets regularly in the event of an update

Additional Resources

Transfer Course Equivalency 
Core Curriculum
Undergraduate Catalog
Military Admissions


Transfer Course Sheets

(979) 845-3712 |

  1. Applicants are encouraged to meet with a departmental advisor for more information regarding their major prior to applying.
  2. Not all majors consider second-choice majors. Research your major of interest before applying.
Agribusiness 2021-22

Agricultural Communications & Journalism 2021-22

Agricultural Economics 2021-22

Agricultural Leadership & Development 2021-22

Agricultural Science 2021-22

Agricultural Systems Management 2021-22

Animal Science (Science option) 2021-22
Animal Science (Production option) 2021-22

Biochemistry 2021-22

Bioenvironmental Sciences 2021-22

Biological & Agricultural Engineering 2021-22

Ecology & Conservation Biology (Ecology & Conservation Biology Track) 2021-22
Ecology & Conservation Biology (Ecoinformatics Track) 2021-22
Ecology & Conservation Biology (Forestry Track) 2021-22
Ecology & Conservation Biology (Vertebrate Zoology Track) 2021-22
Entomology 2021-22

Environmental Studies 2021-22

Food Science & Technology 2021-22

Food Systems Industry Management 2021-22

Forensic & Investigative Sciences 2021-22

Genetics 2021-22

Horticulture BA 2021-22
Horticulture BS 2021-22

Nutritional Sciences 2021-22

Plant and Environmental Soil Science 2021-22

Poultry Science (Industry option) 2021-22
Poultry Science (Technical option) 2021-22

Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management (Fisheries, Aquaculture, & Aquatic Sciences Track) 2021-22

Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management (Natural Resources Management & Policy Track) 2021-22
Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management (Rangeland Management Track) 2021-22
Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management (Wildlife Management Track) 2021-22
Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences 2021-22

Turfgrass Science 2021-22

University Studies - Leadership2 2021-22

University Studies - Environmental Busine 2021-22

(979) 845-1221 |

  1. Enrollment in Environmental Design Architectural Studies, Landscape Architecture and Visualization is determined by available studio space.
  2. Second-choice majors are considered.
Construction Science 2021-22

Environmental Design1 2021-22

Landscape Architecture 2021-22

University Studies-Global Planning, Design & Construction2 2021-22

Urban & Regional Planning (Design Track) 2021-22
Urban & Regional Planning (Policy Track) 2021-22

Visualization 2021-22

(979) 862-3850 |

  1. Applicants will select lower-level Business (“BUAD”) on the Admissions Application and should identify their intended upper-level major in the application essay. Admitted applicants will enter at the lower level.
  2. Mays admits transfer applicants for summer or fall admission; spring transfer admission is not available.
  3. The Mays transfer admissions decision process for summer and fall admission is generally complete by the end of the prior spring semester.  Therefore, a second review with spring grades is not an option for Mays applicants.
  4. Mays Business School’s undergraduate program is enrollment-managed at all points of entry. As such, transfer applicants are instructed NOT to accept transfer admission to any non-business major with the expectation of later applying for an on-campus change of major to Mays.
  5. Second-choice majors are NOT considered.
  Management Information Systems
  Supply Chain Management

(979) 862-4345 |

  1. Applicants interested in grades 7-12 teaching certification should major in the subject they wish to teach. Contact the College of Education & Human Development regarding certification.
  2. Any student applying for a degree in Allied Health, Human Resources Development or Kinesiology is encouraged to apply with under 60 total hours of transfer credit.
  3. Not all majors consider second-choice majors. Research your major of interest before applying.
Health - Allied Health, Community Health) 2021-22

Human Resource Development 2021-22

(Early Childhood-6, Middle Grades)

(Bilingual Education)

(Special Education)

(Applied Exercise Physiology,
Basic Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior)

(Exercise and Sports Science)

(Dance Science)


Sport Management

Technology Management 2021-22

University Studies - Child Professional Services 2021-22

University Studies - Dance 2021-22

(979) 845-7200 |

  1. Competitive applicants will have grades of A or B in math and science classes.
  2. Competitive GPA requirements vary by major, with the majority exceeding the minimum requirements.
  3. Not all majors consider second-choice majors. Research your major of interest before applying.
  4. Spring admissions offers will be released in November.
  5. Summer and Fall admission offers will be released in April.
  Aerospace Engineering 2021-22
  Biomedical Engineering 2021-22
  Chemical Engineering 2021-22
  Civil Engineering 2021-22
  Computer Engineering  2021-22
  Computer Science 2021-22
  Computing 2021-22
  Electrical Engineering 2021-22
  Electronic Systems Engineering Technology 2021-22
  Environmental Engineering 2021-22
  Industrial Distribution 2021-22
  Industrial Engineering 2021-22
  Interdisciplinary Engineering 2021-22
  Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Technology 2021-22
  Materials Science & Engineering 2021-22
  Mechanical Engineering 2021-22
  Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology with Mechatroncis Emphasis 2021-22
  Nuclear Engineering 2021-22
  Ocean Engineering 2021-22
  Petroleum Engineering 2021-22


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  1. GPA requirements vary by major with the majority exceeding the minimum requirements with less than 90 attempted hours.
  2. BA programs in the College of Liberal Arts will require 14 hours of the same foreign language. If you are interested in these programs, you should consider beginning your language courses prior to applying for transfer admission. If you are applying for transfer with over 60 hours, it is strongly recommended that the fourth semester language be completed or in progress at time of application. 
  3. Second-choice majors are considered.
Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience 2021-22
Anthropology BA 2021-22
Anthropology BS 2021-22

Classics 2021-22

Communication BA 2021-22
Communication BS 2021-22

Economics BA 2021-22
Economics BS 2021-22

English 2021-22

History BA 2021-22
History BS 2021-22

International Studies 2021-22

Modern Languages 2021-22

Performance Studies 2021-22

Philosophy 2021-22

Political Science BA 2021-22
Political Science BS 2021-22

Psychology BA 2021-22
Psychology BS 2021-22

Sociology BA 2021-22
Sociology BS 2021-22
Spanish 2021-22

Telecommunication Media Studies BA 2021-22
Telecommunication Media Studies BS 2021-22

University Studies-Health Humanities 2021-22

University Studies-Journalism 2021-22
University Studies-Religious Thought, Practices & Cultures 2021-22

University Studies-Society, Ethics, & Law 2021-22

Women's and Gender Studies BA 2021-22
Women's and Gender Studies BS 2021-22

(979) 436-9463 |
The mission of the School of Public Health is to improve the health of communities, with emphasis on rural and underserved populations, through education, research, service, outreach and creative partnerships.

  1. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher with grades of C or better on all college coursework.
  2. Students must have completed core curriculum course work as well as BIOL1406 & 1407, CHEM 1411 and MATH 1324 & MATH 1325.
  3. Summer admissions is only available for applicants who are TAMU core complete at the time of application.
  4. Second-choice majors are NOT considered.
Public Health 2021-22

(979) 845-7362 |

  1. Strength of schedule is a factor in determining admission.
  2. Applicants will not be admitted without completing the first two semesters of courses in their declared major with B’s or better and a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher.  Biology students must complete eight hours of Chemistry I & II with a B or better and two math courses with a C or better: Calculus I & MATH 1342 or Calculus I & II.  Chemistry and Physics majors must complete eight hours of Calculus I & II with a B or better.  Mathematics and Statistics students must also complete eight hours of science courses with B’s or better.
  3. Applicant should not apply without first reviewing the Transfer Course Sheets.
  4. Second-choice majors are considered.
Applied Mathematical Sciences 2021-22

Biology 2021-22

Chemistry 2021-22

Mathematics 2021-22
Microbiology 2021-22
Molecular & Cell Biology 2021-22
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Track 2021-22

Physics and Astronomy 2021-22

Statistics 2021-22
Zoology 2021-22

(979) 845-4941 |

  1. Preference is given to applicants with a 3.0 overall GPA and 45 or more hours completed at the time of application and meet all Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) requirements. Transfer into the Biomedical Sciences Program must occur before the student reaches 75 hours overall completed.
  2. Any CBK courses transferred from a community college must have a grade of a B or better. See the Transfer Course Sheets or Undergraduate Catalog for a list of CBK courses.
  3. Summer admission is not available.
  4. Second-choice majors are NOT considered.
Biomedical Science 2021-22
Neuroscience 2021-22

(214) 828-8100 |

  1. A Bachelors in Dental Hygiene is only offered on the Dallas Campus.
  2. Students accepted must meet the core requirements at their Texas public university or community college as well as specific courses required for entry into the program.
  3. Applicants will need to create an account on the Banner Admissions Management Framework website at  Application opening/closing dates are listed at
  4. The Caruth School of Dental Hygiene operates on a semester system with new classes beginning only once a year.
Dental Hygiene 2021-22

(979) 436-0110 |

  1. Nursing applicants will not be considered for a second-choice major.
  2. Applicants are encouraged to attend a  Prospective Student Informational Session
    before applying
  3. Admission to the program is available 3 times a year. Application opening/closing dates are listed at
  4. You must have completed core curriculum and nursing specific prerequisites prior to being admitted.
  5. Admissions Assessment A2 HESI entrance test is required.
  6. Second choice majors are NOT considered.
Nursing 2021-22


Bachelor of Arts degree requirements in foreign language courses may be earned through examination or class work, but they must appear on the applicant’s official college transcript.

  1. Environmental Design Architectural Studies provides entry to the Master of Architecture program and is a pathway to an architecture license.
  2. Applicants seeking elementary teacher certification will complete a baccalaureate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. There is no Secondary Teacher Education major. All students seeking secondary certification (except those preparing to teach physical education or health) will major in an academic discipline other than education (i.e., Mathematics, English, Computer Science, Biology, etc.) and take appropriate coursework for teacher certification in the College of Education & Human Development.
  3. Pre-veterinary medicine is not offered at Texas A&M. Select a major that matches your career interests regardless of whether or not you plan to enter the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program after receiving your undergraduate degree. Any major may be selected; however, some curricula more closely parallel courses that must be completed before applying to the DVM program than others.

Field of Study Curricula
A Field of Study Curriculum is a set of courses that will satisfy lower-division requirements for a baccalaureate degree in a specific academic area at a general academic teaching institution. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board publishes information about Board-approved Field of Study Curricula. Texas A&M University complies with requirements outlined in 19 Texas Administrative Code §4.32 regarding transfer of course credit for completed or partially-completed Field of Study Curricula. Per 19 Texas Administrative Code §4.32, following the receipt of credit, "the student may be required to satisfy the remaining course requirements in the field of study curriculum of the receiving institution, or to complete additional requirements in the receiving institution's program, as long as those requirements do not duplicate course content already completed through the field of study curriculum."