Begin your Texas A&M University engineering degree at Austin Community College!

The fall 2022 class is now enrolling! See info sessions and application details below.

Texas A&M Engineering Academy @ ACC

Engineer a Bright Future

Students admitted into the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy are Texas A&M College of Engineering students from day one! 

You’ll be co-enrolled at Austin Community College and Texas A&M while you take math, science, and core curriculum courses. Our smaller student-faculty ratio allows you to connect with your professors and Academy peers.  After one or two years co-enrolled at ACC, you’ll transition to Texas A&M University in College Station to finish your bachelor's degree.

Why the Academy?

  • Choose from 22 Texas A&M engineering degree programs, including Computer Science.
  • Save money with the most secure affordable 4-year pathway to a Texas A&M Engineering degree.
  • Take engineering courses taught by Texas A&M faculty members.
  • Join a community of your Engineering Academy peers in math, science, and engineering courses. 
  • Participate in student activities and organizations at both institutions.

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Eligibility and Admission

Applications for the 2022 fall class cohort will be accepted from December 2021 through June 1, 2022. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enroll in Austin Community College.
  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent (GED/HSE).
  • Do not already have a bachelor’s degree.
  • Complete the precalculus or calculus readiness requirements with any of the following:
    • ACC MATH PLACEMENT TEST: Take ACC’s advanced mathematics placement test and score at least 65% to be considered precalculus ready or 80% to be considered calculus ready. See testing details below.
    • COLLEGE CREDIT: Your current college transcripts show credit for Precalculus, Trigonometry, Calculus I, or ACC’s “College Algebra for Precalculus” (MATH 1414) with a grade of A, B, or C.
    • CREDIT BY EXAM: Advanced Placement or CLEP scores equivalent to a grade of A, B, or C.

Admission Steps

  1. Apply to ACC and get your ACCeID and password. Complete the ACC new student application.
  2. Register for the ACC Advanced Math Placement Test, if needed.
  3. Complete the ACC math-level pre-qualification form.
  4. Check your ACCmail account frequently. If your pre-qualification is accepted, you will be emailed a link to apply to Texas A&M.
  5. Submit your application and all supporting documents to the Texas A&M Office of Admission by June 1.

How to Take ACC’s Advanced Math Placement Test

The ACC Mathematics Department offers an advanced math placement test (ALEKS) to assess your precalculus and calculus readiness. You can register for the test once you complete the ACC admissions process.
A few facts:

  • The test fee is $35 and allows up to five testing attempts. 
  • The fee includes online resources to help you prepare for your test, such as practice tests and review courses. 
  • You’ll need your ACCeID and ACCmail to sign up.
  • Allow a minimum of 1.5 hours to complete the test.
  • Take your placement test early. Test scores submitted after the Texas A&M application deadline cannot be used to prequalify you for admission.

Austin Community College Information Session Dates:

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Dr. Saad Eways
Professor, Science, Engineering, & Math
Austin Community College
512-223-3219
seways@austincc.edu

Zoom Office Hours: W, Th 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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