At Texas State's CIM Program, we welcome many transfer students every year! Here are answers to some common questions and suggestions for courses that you may have taken at another university or in high school and would like to transfer toward your CIM degree.
Transfer Adivising Guides
The CIM Program has partnered up with surrounding community colleges to provide transfer students the ability to enroll into our program with courses that are accepted.
Take a look and see if you can find your college!
Frequently Asked Questions
May I transfer as a freshman? As a Sophomore or a Junior?You may transfer at almost any point in your academic career, but if you have completed upper-division coursework (at the junior or senior level) at another university, only up to 9 credits of these courses is accepted. Many students complete one or two years of coursework and transfer as a sophomore. Some transfer with almost all coursework necessary to begin the junior courses in the fall semester.
Is there a GPA requirement?Currently the CIM program adheres to the university requirements for transfer students. Beyond that, there is no GPA requirement to enter the CIM program at this time.
How can I transfer my previous coursework to the CIM program?The first step is to apply to the university. Then work with the admissions office to have your previous coursework transferred. Finally, work with your academic advisor in the CIM program to match your transferred courses to those in the program curriculum.
How do my AP courses or CLEP credits count toward my degree?Credit for courses through AP usually transfer directly as the required course.
Click here to see how your AP credits will count toward the major.
Commonly Transferred Courses
For all of the options below for transfer issues, please work with your academic advisor soon after beginning classes at Texas State to make sure that your choices will be accepted for graduation.
English Composition - If you have taken a 4-credit English Composition course
General Chemistry - If you have taken a 4-cr General Chemistry course
Statics, Mechanics (and Dynamics)
Introduction to Engineering - If you have taken an Introduction to Engineering course
If you still have questions, or would like to schedule a visit to see if Concrete Industry Management at Texas State is right for you, contact Dr. James Wilde, the CIM program director.