ARTSYS allows students and advisors to predict how each community college course will transfer to any four-year public institution in Maryland. This helps 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 you focus on the discipline requirements in ARTSYS. These are presented in black text.
Learn more about ARTSYS through this series of online tutorials.
Here are some of the most common questions asked 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. ARTSYS even will analyze 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. ARTSYS then outlines: