Admission from other institutions is granted on a competitive basis. Students must meet the minimum general requirements set by the University to be considered for departmental admission. The University requirements for transfer can be found on the Office of Admissions web site (http://admissions.tamu.edu/). Grade point ratio, course history, reasons for requesting the Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences or Community Development major, and other indicators are reviewed. Changes in departmental capacity may influence acceptance criteria.
Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences:
The minimum grade point ratio (GPR) required for your application to be considered is 2.5. You are not guaranteed admission to RPTS with a 2.5 GPR. You are also required to have completed at least 24 graded semester hours of transferable courses. Included in those transfer hours must be six credit hours between MATH 1324 (141), MATH 1325 (142), MATH 1332 (167), or PHIL 2303 (240).
- Spring applicants must have math complete by the time of application.
- Summer/Fall applicants must have math complete by May.
Community Development (No longer accepting applications)
Applicants for CDEV must have a minimum 3.0 GPR and a grade of at least B in English 104, Math 141 and any three hour Economics course. You are not guaranteed admission to RPTS with a 3.0 GPR. You are also required to have completed at least 24 graded semester hours of transferable courses.