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ARTSYS Directions

Directions for Using ARTSYS

The following is a quick reference guide instructing you on how to use ARTSYS. Please copy the instructions and keep in mind that the starting point for accessing each function is the ARTSYS homepage. To get back to the RTP screen, or back to the main menu, use the back arrow key located at the top left of the screen.

Course Equivalencies and Transferability to a 4-year Institution

If you have taken a course at AACC and want to see its equivalent course at a specific 4-year institution:

  • Click Course Equivalencies
    Sending
    (Home) Institution should be: Anne Arundel Community College 
  • Use the arrow to choose the Receiving Institution (the institution to which you plan to transfer) 
  • Click Submit 
  • In the Course ID field, type in the course you wish to evaluate (example ENG111) 
  • Click Go
  • Course Look Up Results will appear.

Transcript Evaluations and Transferability to a 4-year Institution

If you want to find out whether all of the courses you completed at AACC would fulfill requirement and transfer to a specific 4-year institution:

  • Click Transcript Evaluations
  • Sending (Home) Institution should be: Anne Arundel Community College 
  • Click Enter Courses 
  • Click Change Institution box on the right if you need to change the Receiving Institution (the institution to which you plan to transfer) 
  • Enter the courses you have completed at AACC and the grade you received (Example  ENG 111) 
  • Use the tab key to move to the next course 
  • Click on the boxes to the left to choose desired function including: 
    • Save Entries box to save entries 
    • Recommended Transfer Program box to see how your courses will fulfill requirements at your transfer institution and in the major of your choice
    • Course Evaluation box to see how your courses will transfer to a specific four-year institution 
    • Four-year institutions can be changed by clicking the Change Institution box on the right

Recommended Transfer Programs - Courses to Take at AACC to Prepare for Transferring to a Specific 4-year Institution to Pursue a Specific Major

To get a list of courses you should take while you are attending AACC in preparation for transferring to a specific 4-year institution to pursue a specific major:

  • Click Recommended Transfer Programs
  • The Recommended Transfer Look Up Screen will appear
    Sending (Home) Institution should be: Anne Arundel Community College
  • Use the arrow key to choose the Receiving Institution (this is the institution to which you plan to transfer)
  • Do not put anything in the Major Keyword Field
  • Click Show Transfer Programs box
  • Click Next
  • A list of all the majors offered by the institution to which you plan to transfer will appear
  • Click the program of study you plan to pursue (If it is listed more than once, choose the one with a date listed and the most recent date)
  • The list of courses that you should take at AACC to transfer to the 4-year institution and complete the degree you have indicated will appear
  • Courses with an asterisk (*) have no equivalency at AACC and should be taken at the 4-year institution
  • If you click on course categories written in red, you can get a list of all of the courses the institution will accept in that category

Search For Majors - Which Schools Offer the Major You Will Pursue

  • Courses with an asterisk (*) have no equivalency at AACC and should be taken at the 4-year institution
  • If you click on course categories written in red, you can get a list of all of the courses that institution will accept in that category
  • In the Enter Selection Field type in the major you are searching for 
  • “Select institution” should read All institutions
  • Click Go