STARS

UA has taken the content of the Statewide Transfer & Articulation Reporting System [STARS] system and created a listing which show you how public two-year community college coursework in the State of Alabama equates to The University of Alabama core curriculum. For those of you who may be planning to enroll in a community college over the summer, working in reverse you may determine which course or courses you will need to take at the two year community college in order to fulfill a UA core requirement(s) and insure transferability back to UA.

Transfer Credit Information

Below are the transfer course listings by area.

Area I: Composition

University of Alabama Course Number Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
EN 101 ENG 101
EN 102 ENG 102

A grade of ‘C’ or higher is required for transfer of freshman composition courses. The University of Alabama requires a grade of ‘C’ as a prerequisite for advancement to another English course.

Area II: Humanities, Literature, and Fine Arts

Students need 12 semester hours consisting of at least three hours of literature and at least three hours in the fine arts. The remaining six hours are chosen from humanities, literature, or fine arts.

Humanities

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
CL 222 ENG 277
COM 122 SPH 106
COM 123  SPH 107
COM 210 SPH 206
FR 101 * FRN 101
FR 102 * FRN 102
FR 201 FRN 201
FR 202 FRN 202
GN 201 GRN 201
GN 202 GRN 202
PHL 100 PHL 106
PHL 200 PHL 206
REL 110 REL 151
REL 112 REL 152
SP 101 * SPA 101
SP 102 * SPA 102
SP 201 SPA 201
SP 202 SPA 202

* No course may be used to satisfy more than one general education requirement. Foreign language courses may be used to satisfy either the foreign language requirement or the humanities requirement. An additional course or courses must be completed to satisfy the remaining requirement.

Literature

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
EN 205 ENG 261
EN 206 ENG 262
EN/WL 207 ENG 271
EN/WL 208 ENG 272
EN 209 ENG 251
EN 210 ENG 252

* Students need one of the courses above to fulfill the minimum requirement. All students must complete a six-semester-hour sequence in either literature of history. See Area IV for history equivalents.

Fine Arts

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
ARH 151 ART 100
ARH 252 ART 203
ARH 253 ART 204
MUS 121 * MUS 101
TH 114 THR 120 or THR 126

* Students need one of the courses above to fulfill the minimum requirement. MUS 121 is for non-music students only. It is not applicable to the major or minor in music.

To satisfy the purpose of general education, each student takes no more than six hours of humanities, literature, and fine arts courses in a single department.

Area III: Natural Science and Mathematics

Students need eight semester hours of scientific courses, including six hours of lecture and two hours of lab. Students also need three hours of mathematics. The mathematics requirement must be satisfied with MATH 110 or a higher-level course. All Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees require MATH 125 or a higher-level calculus course.

Astronomy

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
AY 101 AST 101 or AST 220
AY 102 LAB AST 102 LAB or AST 200 LAB

Biology

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
BSC 108 * BIO 101
BSC 109 * BIO 102
BSC 114/115 BIO 103
BSC 116/117 BIO 104

* BSC 108 and 109 are for non-science majors only. They are not applicable to the major or minor in biology.

Chemistry

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
CH 101 CHM 111
CH 102 * CHM 112
CH 104 CHM 104
CH 105 * CHM 105

* Students cannot receive degree credit for both CH 102 and CH 105.

Geography

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
GY 101 GEO 101
GY 102 GEO 102

Geology

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
GEO 101 GLY 101
GEO 102 GLY 102

Mathematics

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
MATH 110 MTH 110
MATH 112 MTH 112
MATH 113 MTH 113
MATH 115 MTH 115
MATH 121 * MTH 120
MATH 125 * MTH 125
MATH 126 MTH 126
MATH 227 MTH 227
MATH 238 MTH 238

* Students cannot receive degree credit for both MATH 121 and MATH 125.

A grade of ‘C’ or higher is required for transfer of introductory math courses (MATH 100, MATH 110, MATH 112, MATH 113, and MATH 115). The University of Alabama requires and grade of ‘C’ as a prerequisite for advancement to another math course.

Physics

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
PH 101 PHY 201
PH 102 PHY 202
PH 105 PHY 213
PH 106 PHY 214

* Students cannot receive degree credit for both PH 101 and PH 105 or for PH 102 and PH 106.

Area IV: History, Social Science, and Behavioral Science

Students need 12 semester hours consisting of at least three hours of history. The remaining hours are chosen from history and social and behavioral sciences. To satisfy the purpose of general education, each student takes no more than six hours of history and social and behavioral courses in a single department.

History

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
HY 101 HIS 101
HY 102 HIS 102
HY 203 HIS 201
HY 204 HIS 202

* Each student must complete a six-semester-hour sequence in either history or literature. See Area II for literature equivalents.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
ANT 100 ANT 200
ANT 102 ANT 220
COM 101 SPH 105
COM 220 SPH 116
EC 110 ECO 232
EC 111 ECO 231
GY 105 GEO 100
PSC 101 POL 211
PY 101 PSY 200
HD 101 PSY 210
SOC 101 SOC 200
SOC 202 SOC 210

Area V: Pre-Professional, Major, and Elective Courses in the College

For more information about transferable courses, please contact Tisch Student Services.

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Additional information about major requirements

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
MC 101 MCM 100
APR 221 MCM 230

Communication Studies

Additional information about major requirements

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
COM 100 no equivalent
COM 101 SPH 105

Journalism

Additional information about major requirements

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
MC 101 MCM 100

Public Relations

Additional information about major requirements

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
MC 101 MCM 100
APR 231 MCM 240

Telecommunication and Film

Additional information about major requirements

University of Alabama Course Number   Junior or Community College Course Number
(in Alabama only)
MC 101 MCM 100
TCF 100 RTV 100