ARTSYS allows students and advisors to predict how each community college course will transfer to any four-year public institution in Maryland, helping you plan which courses to take at AACC to prepare for a smooth transfer to your school of choice.
ARTSYS is an independent website maintained by the University System of Maryland. The site offers several options to help students plan a smooth transfer. You can:
When using ARTSYS to decide which classes to take at AACC in order to transfer to a specific major at a four-year school, we recommend that you focus on the discipline requirements in ARTSYS. These are presented in black text.
Here are a few of students’ most common questions about ARTSYS.
You can use ARTSYS to plan your transfer to the following public and private four-year institutions.
USM institutions include:
Other four-year institutions include:
Yes. Students can enter AACC transcripts and ARTSYS will review them on a course-by-course basis, even analyzing them against recommended transfer programs for specific majors at specific four-year institutions.
No. Using the ARTSYS website does not constitute an official evaluation. When you apply to your four-year school of choice, that school will evaluate your transcript officially for transferability. Still, ARTSYS is a great way to predict and plan for those decisions unofficially.
ARTSYS will give you valuable information about individual courses, including whether a specific AACC course is transferable and, if so, the equivalent course number at various four-year institutions.
Yes. Participating four-year institutions have outlined prescribed transfer programs for a variety of majors. Through ARTSYS, students can choose an intended major and an intended four-year school, and ARTSYS then outlines: