Catalog Revisions

The ACC catalog changes are as follows:
Page Section Description
(Before)

Updated
Description
(After)

Date of Update - Effective Term
150 Degree pages Welding Certificate (CERT1)

Update to Purpose and Program Requirements

Update 8-9-2021

Effective Fall 2021

193 Course Descriptions RSPT-1262 (11 lab hours per week)

RSPT-1262 (10 lab hours per week)

Update 8-3-2021

Effective Fall 2021

78 Degree pages Computer Information Technology - Computer Science

Computer Science

Update 6-30-2021

Effective Fall 2021

197 Course Descriptions WLDG-1323 

Removed Co-requisites: WLDG 1407, 1413, 1521

Update 6-30-2021

Effective Fall 2021

76 AS Business Administration CIP Code: 52.0101

Corrected CIP to: 52.0201

Update 6-29-2021

Effective Fall 2021

22 CLEP Chart Added additional information in chart. 

Spanish with Writing, Level 1- CLEP score 50/ 6 credits / SPAN 1411/1412 
 
Spanish with Writing, Level 2- CLEP score *65/12 credits/ SPAN 1411/1412/2311 & 2312 

 

Updated June 14, 2021

Effective Fall 2021

 

The ACC catalog changes are as follows:
Page Section Description
(Before)

Updated
Description
(After)

Date of Update - Effective Term

P 38

2020-2021

Graduation

2. A minimum of 15 college-level semester hours were earned in residence for an associate degree; 11 college-level semester hours were earned in residence for a certificate. Semester hours granted for prior learning education do not apply toward residence hours.

2.  No less than 25% of the program of study must be earned in residence for an associate degree or certificate. Semester hours granted for prior learning education do not apply toward the 25% residence requirements.  

Updated June 2, 2020.

Effective beginning fall 2020.

P 125

2020-2021

Office Administration Office Assistant Certificate (CERT1)

Second Semester

ACNT 1311 Business Math Using Technology ACNT 1311 Introduction to Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks)

Updated June 9, 2020

Effective beginning fall 2020. 

P 157

2020-2021

Course Descriptions

 

CHEM 1411

General Chemistry I

(4 credits)

Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry. It is recommended to have had previous coursework in chemistry within the last five years; at least high school chemistry or CHEM 1405. When offered as an Honors class, this course will feature a seminar setting, additional coursework, and individualized student evaluation. (3 lecture and 3 lab hours per week). Prerequisites: MATH 1314 with a grade of "C" or better; TSI Reading met. [CB40.0501.5403]

CHEM 1411

General Chemistry I

(4 credits)

Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry. It is recommended to have had previous coursework in chemistry within the last five years; at least high school chemistry or CHEM 1405. When offered as an Honors class, this course will feature a seminar setting, additional coursework, and individualized student evaluation. (3 lecture and 3 lab hours per week). Prerequisites: MATH 1314 with a grade of "C" or better or MATH-1324 with a grade of “C” or better; TSI Reading met. [CB40.0501.5403]

Updated June 10, 2020

Effective beginning fall 2020. 

P 176

2020-2021

Course Descriptions PHYS 1401

College Physics I

(4 credits)

Fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem solving. (3 lecture and 3 lab hours per week). Prerequisite: MATH 2412, TSI Reading Met. [CB40.0801.5303]

PHYS 1401

College Physics I

(4 credits)

Fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem solving. (3 lecture and 3 lab hours per week). Prerequisite: MATH 2412 or MATH 1325, TSI Reading Met. [CB40.0801.5303]

Updated June 10, 2020

Effective beginning fall 2020.

P 47

2020-2021

Core Curriculum   PHYS-1410 has been added to Core 030 Life & Physical Sciences course options. Updated June 18, 2020

Effective beginning fall 2020.

 

P 38

2020-2021

Graduation

(just above section "Graduation Under a Particular Catalog")

The College will automatically award a degree or certificate when
requirements are evaluated as complete for students who are enrolled and may not have applied to graduate.

The College will automatically award a degree or certificate when requirements in the declared program of study are evaluated as complete for students who are enrolled and may not have applied to graduate.

Updated June 22, 2020

Effective beginning fall 2020.

 

P 38

2020-2021 

Graduation/Reverse Transfer Graduation (4th bullet point) A diploma is requested, the application and fee have been
received. 
A diploma is requested. Updated June 22, 2020

Effective beginning fall 2020.

P 170

2020-21

Course Descriptions

(add new course)

 

ITSE-1302 Computer Programming
3 Credit Hours

Introduction to computer programming including
design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. (2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week) (CIP 11.0201)

 

Updated 7/20/2020

Effective beginning Fall 2020

P 48

Field of Study Curriculum

• Business
• Communications
• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice
• Mexican-American Studies
• Music
• Nursing
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Mexican-American Studies
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Social Work



 

Updated 7/28/2020

Effective beginning Fall 2020

p 100

Emergency Medical Technology Program

Program overview

Updated Program overview

Updated 7/28/2020

Effective beginning Fall 2020

P 163-164 Course Descriptions EMT Course Descriptions

EMT Course Description updates

Updated 7/28/2020

Effective beginning Fall 2020

P 166-167 Course Descriptions EMT Course Descriptions

Corrected errors in contact hours.

Updated 9/25/2020

Effective beginning Fall 2020

P73 AS Physical Science SECOND Year/First Semester 

Physical Science Degree Path - updated 2nd listing to 4 credit hours

Updated 09/30/2020

Effective Fall 2020

P124 AAS Nursing Transition (LVN-to-ADN) Program Requirements

Adding additional step "7. HESI-12 exam within 5 years of nursing application deadline. Minimum scores: 78 on reading, 78 for cumulative score."

Updated 10/01/2020

Effective Fall 2020

P90 Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography AAS Admission Requirements

Removed reference to additional courses accepted in place of PHYS-1410.

Updated 10/01/2020

Effective Fall 2020

P96 Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography Advanced Technical Certificate Admission Requirements

Removed reference to additional courses accepted in place of PHYS-1410.

Updated 10/01/2020

Effective Fall 2020

 

P196 Course Descriptions SOCW-2389 contact hours 1 lecture / 9 external lab hours per week.

Updated SOCW-2389 contact hours to 1 lecture / 8 external lab hours per week.

Updated 10/23/2020

Effective Fall 2020

P24 PLA Approved Opportunities  

New section added

Updated 11/16/2020

Effective Fall 2020

P42 Food and Toiletry Assistance Students in need of assistance with food or toiletry items should contact: food@alvincollege.edu or toiletries@alvincollege.edu

ACC has Blessing Boxes on campus and these boxes contain toiletry and food supplies for students and staff, as well as the community. Students may also email food@alvincollege.edu or toiletries@alvincollege.edu for possible additional assistance.

Updated
11/23/2020

Effective Fall 2020

P54 Presidential Scholar
Presidential Scholars are selected during the spring term. A student
may receive the award one time. To be designated a Presidential
Scholar, a student must have:
• Completed 45 college-level semester hours at Alvin
Community College, excluding sports and human
performance activity credits,
• Completed 18 of the 45 semester hours in university-transfer
courses, excluding sports and human performance activity
credits,
• Earned a minimum 3.90 grade point average on all college
level courses taken at ACC,
• Have no grade below a B on any course taken at ACC,
• Completed at least 12 college-level semester hours taken at
ACC during the previous calendar year, and
• Have no record or pending charges of disciplinary action or
academic dishonesty.

Presidential Scholars are selected during the spring term. A student
may receive the award one time. To be designated a Presidential
Scholar, a student must have:
• Completed 45 college-level semester hours at Alvin
Community College, excluding sports and human
performance activity credits,
• Completed 18 of the 45 semester hours in university-transfer
courses, excluding sports and human performance activity
credits,
• Earned a minimum 3.95 grade point average on all college
level courses taken at ACC,
• Have no grade below a B on any course taken at ACC,
• Completed at least 12 college-level semester hours taken at
ACC during the previous calendar year,
• Have no record or pending charges of disciplinary action or
academic dishonesty, and
• Be currently enrolled or a graduate during the current
academic year.

Updated 4/22/2021

Effective beginning Spring 2021

P180 Course Descriptions RSPT-1262 (11 lab hours weekly)

RSPT-1262 (10 lab hours weekly)

Update: 8-3-2021

Effective: Fall 2020