The Advanced Technical Credit (ATC) Texas Program provides a pathway for high school students to begin earning college credit toward a certificate or degree. Community and technical colleges give their students more options for their future by participating in the ATC Texas Program.

Participate in the ATC Texas Program

Participating community and technical colleges award articulated credit for courses in the ATC Texas Statewide Articulated Course Crosswalk when students meet a set of minimum requirements. For more information on how to participate, read the College Guide to the ATC Texas Program.

College Guide to the ATC Texas Program

ATC Texas Standard Articulation Agreement

The ATC Texas Standard Articulation Agreement sets common statewide standards for the award of college credit for select, content-enhanced high school courses. Students who successfully complete statewide articulated courses while in high school, enroll in participating community and technical colleges, and meet the requirements for award of college credit outlined in the ATC Texas Standard Articulation Agreement are eligible to receive advanced technical credit from a college that offers the college equivalent course(s).

ATC Texas Standard Articulation Agreement

For a list of ATC courses available at community and technical colleges in Texas, view the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board course listings below. Please note that not all colleges on this list participate fully in the ATC Texas Program.

ATC Courses available at all Texas community colleges per THECB Course listing

ATC Texas Statewide Articulated Course Crosswalks

The ATC Texas Statewide Articulated Course Crosswalk lists all the ATC-approved courses and their equivalent college courses for a given school year.

To review the ATC Texas Statewide Articulated Course Crosswalks click here.