UTD GAA Benefit List

  • Accepting and applying the entirety of​ associate degrees and certificates​ awarded by the 7 colleges of the DCCCD  into baccalaureate degree plans based on future Transfer Pathway and Program-to-Program Agreements;
  • ​Offering automatic admission to DCCCD AA/AS degree holders who meet UTD Admission requirements: 42+ transferable credit hours with a cumulative 2.7 GPA (or higher) and in good standing at the last institution or Comet Connection member​ and a completed AA/AS/AAT with a cumulative 2.5 GPA (or higher)and in good standing at the last institution. 
  • Accepting at least 60 credits through the future Transfer Pathway and P-to-P Agreements;
  • Accepting credits without regard to instructional modality including, but not limited to, online offerings and programs, Dual Enrollment courses and Early College High Schools;
  • ​Requiring no extra core/general educational courses beyond an AA/AS; unless a specific course curriculum is established in a transfer pathway agreement;
  • Notifying the seven colleges of DCCCD the selection criteria for limited access programs;
  • ​Establishing an acceptable articulation appeal process cooperatively for reviewing credits not accepted in transfer admission.